Eid-ul-Adha is the Muslim festival that marks the end of the pilgrimage to Makkah known as Hajj. Eid-ul-Adha is also known as the “Feast of Sacrifice,”and it commemorates Abraham’s faith and devotion to God. According to Muslim belief God asked Abraham to sacrifice his son,and although he was a good man and […]
What is Islam ?
Here you will learn about Islam, Islamic Pillars and more.
There are many examples, which show the Prophet’s kindness to his family and relatives. However, it must be emphasized that the Prophet’s household shared with the people what they learned from him. ‘Aa’ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, was reported to have said to the Prophet : “I have heard what you […]
The believing human self needs strong provocations in order to awaken whenever it is enveloped by laziness in relation to performing acts of worship and whenever it is impaired by a tendency of seeking pleasure. Amidst the increasing worldly crowdedness of distractions, issues that make one heedless, and pure material […]
There are many virtues of the rituals of Hajj, and much wisdom behind them. Whoever is blessed with proper understanding of them is blessed with much goodness. For example: a. When a person travels to carry out the rituals of Hajj, he is reminded of his journey to Allaah and […]
The Guide for Pilgrim, the ones performing ‘Umrah and Visitors of the Prophet’s Masjid Praise only be to Allah, and prayers and peace be upon His chosen worshippers, and so: The Islamic Institute of promoting awareness of Hajj is pleased to introduce to you this brief guide which contains the […]
Forgiveness By accepting that the authority of forgiveness lies exclusively in the hands of God, the human mind is also liberated from any superstition or strange ideas about how to remit for those sins committed. As we indicated earlier, the Islamic way of remission is sincerity, stopping what was being […]
“You never get a second chance to make a good first impression” –old proverb True belief has a reward in the hereafter. Disbelief does too, buuuut … you don’t want it. Such has been the message of all the prophets—each and every one of them. How can we justify an […]
When endeavouring to explain to someone how I uncovered my spirituality, I usually say it happened quite suddenly, in a moment of clarity. Throughout my childhood and young adult years, God remained in the background of my consciousness. I believed in Him, and performed some rituals of worship to express this […]
Since the beginning of human history, worship has played a central role in people’s lives. Devotion to a higher being continues to tie humanity together despite differences in customs and a variety of beliefs. We often associate worship with specific religious acts performed to a deity, distinguishing it from other […]
We live in an age that is striking in its unprecedented technological sophistication. Unfortunately, the prejudices and inequities that have plagued the human race historically, continue to exist, and are responsible for untold human suffering. It is in this context that the subject of human rights is especially pertinent. What […]