SAWM- FASTING

SAWM- FASTING

Sawm (fasting) means to refrain from eating, drinking  and  cohabiting  from  subha  sãdiq (early dawn) to sunset with a niyyah (intention) of observing fast. Fasting in the month of Ramadhãn is one of the five pillars of Islãm and is…

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Respect For The Sacred Cities

Respect For The Sacred Cities

The chance to visit the sacred cities of Makkah and Madeenah is indeed a great blessing and favour which Allah سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى  bestows upon His chosen servants. The journey is one in which the servant, despite all his shortcomings,…

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QURBÃNI

QURBÃNI

VIRTUES OF QURBÃNI Qurbãni is a practice commanded by Allah سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى: So turn in prayer towards your Lord and sacrifice (animals). (108:2) There is nothing dearer to Allah سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى  during the days of Qurbãni than the…

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Madrasah- A Legacy

Madrasah- A Legacy

Our children attend madrasahs every evening, yet  we  as  their  parents  do  not  attach  much significance to them, regarding them merely as places that look after the ummah’s infants. We hold them on a par with nurseries, as places of…

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