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As a Muslim, Can I marry anyone I Wish?

As a Muslim, Can I marry anyone I Wish? Marriage in Islam is the uniting, or creating a bond between a man and a woman, who will gradually develop into a deep spiritual, sentimental and socio-economic relationship. The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) has said: “No institution of Islam is liked by ...

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Where is Mecca and what’s the Kabba and Hajj?

Where is Mecca and what’s the Kabba and Hajj?   Mecca is the capital city of Saudi Arabia’s Makkah province, in the historic Hijaz region. It has a population of 1,294,167 (2004 census). The city is located 73 kilometers (45 mi) inland from Jeddah, in the narrow sandy Valley of ...

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By Sadiq Al mussawi

4. AL- HASSAN “peace be up on him” His agnomens: Al- Mujtaba “the selected” At-taqi “the godly”, Az-zaki “the noble”, Assayeed “the master”, As-sibt “the grandson” His title: Abu Muhammad “Muhammad’s father” His father’s name: Ali “the believer’s prince” His mother’s name: Az-zaFatima His birth day: He was born on ...

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What are The Pillars of Islam?

What are The Pillars of Islam?   Islam is divided into two categories. Think of Islam as a tree. You have the roots of religion, without roots a tree cannot grow, and then the branches of Islam, without which there will be no beauty. We will start by explaining the ...

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Is Islam a Terrorist Religion?

Is Islam a Terrorist Religion?   Not in the least. Islam strictly condemns the use of violence against innocent lives. There is no justification in Islam for terrorism. Targeting the lives of innocent civilians and their property through suicide bombings or any other means of attack is haram (impermissible), and ...

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Why did the Shi’a Separate From the Sunni?

Why did the Shi’a Separate From the Sunni?   The Shia-Sunni split is not a recent phenomenon. The root of this division can be traced to just a few days after the death of our Prophet (pbuh&hp). Shi’as believe that the Prophet within his lifetime unambiguously appointed Imam Ali bin ...

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By Sadiq Al mussawi

3. FATIMEH “peace be up on her” Her agnomen: Az- Zahra. Her title: The pure imams’ mother “Ummul- Aemmel- Athaar”, Al- Hassan’s Mother “Ummul- Hassan”, Al- Hossein’s mother “Ummul- Hossein”, the believer’s mother “Ummul- Moemineen”, the virtues own “Ummul- Fadaael”, the worlds women lady “Sayeedatu Nissael- Aalameen”, the best of ...

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What Does Haram or Halal Mean?

What Does Haram or Halal Mean?   “Haram” is derived from the Arabic word “Hurum” which means “impermissible”. Thus “haram” means that the thing under discussion is Islamically impermissible. (For example, pork is haram for consumption.) Conversely, “halal”, being the opposite of haram, means “permissible”.

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Why do so many Muslim Women Cover their Heads with a Scarf?

Why do so many Muslim women cover their heads with a scarf?   The act of covering one’s hair by Muslim females is an integral part of the larger concept of Hijab. Hijab, in essence, is the notion of displaying a sense of modesty in dress and demeanour. Modesty and ...

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What Does Tayammum Mean?

What Does Tayammum Mean?   Tayammum is the Islamic term for “dry ablution”. This is the type of ablution performed when clean water is not readily available, or it is not feasible for a person to perform regular ghusl or wudhu because of medical reasons or similar issues. In such ...

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