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Importance of Education In Islam

Importance of Education In Islam

When Prophet Adam (Peace be upon him) was created, he was exalted from all the other creations of Allah on the basis of Knowledge. In Surat Al-Baqarah [2:31-34] Allah says: And He taught Adam the names - all of them. Then He showed them to the angels and said, Inform Me of the names of these, if y

11.5.2012 | Islam, Quran, Sunnah |

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Festivity in Islam (Eid)

Festivity in Islam (Eid)

Eid is an occasion of celebration and joy. Muslims celebrate their Eids with zest and zeal. There are basically two Eids that Muslims celebrate throughout the lunar calender. [caption id="attachment_1007" align="alignleft" width="300"] Eid Prayer In Badshahi Mosque[/caption] Eid Ul Fitr E

11.1.2012 | Events, Islam |

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The Islamic festival – Eid Ul Azha (Feast of the Sacrifice)

The Islamic festival – Eid Ul Azha (Feast of the Sacrifice)

  It is also called Eid e Qurbaan, The word "Qurbaani" in Persian and Urdu language is derived from the Arabic word of 'Qurban'. It means an act performed to seek nearness, to achieve an exalted status in front of Almighty Allah and to seek His good pleasure. Originally, the word 'Qurban' ha

10.24.2012 | Events, Hadith, Islam, Quran, Stories of Prophets, Sunnah |

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The fourth pillar of Islam- Roza/ fasting / sawm

The fourth pillar of Islam- Roza/ fasting / sawm

Roza/sawm or fasting is obligation (Farz) in Islam. Every Muslim has to offer prayers (Namaz) 5 times a day and has to similarly has to keep fast in the Holy month of Ramadan mubarik, which is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. In the Quran Allah pak says in Surah Baqarah: "The month o

10.12.2012 | Hadith, Islam, Quran, Sunnah |

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Rights of Married Women In Islam (Wives in Islam)

Rights of Married Women In Islam (Wives in Islam)

Marriage and Women In Islam The sacred bond of matrimony has granted women many rights in Islam. Quran has held the bond of marriage in the highest regard and in Surat Ar-Rum, Allah says: "And of His signs is that He created for you from yourselves mates that you may find tranquility in them;

10.1.2012 | Hadith, Islam, Quran, Sunnah |

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The third pillar of Islam- Zakah (The Islamic Charity)

The third pillar of Islam- Zakah (The Islamic Charity)

Zakat is basically the donation obligated for every Muslim who has a smart amount of money or valuables saved till the end of Islamic fiscal year. The donation or zakat is 2.5% of the valuables or money, which can be given to relatives, the poor and the needy. This zakat is not something that starte

09.26.2012 | Islam, Quran |

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The second pillar of Islam- Salah (Prayers, Islamic worship, namaz)

The second pillar of Islam- Salah (Prayers, Islamic worship, namaz)

Salah, Salat or Namaz is the second pillar of Islam; this is the basic and major form of prayer that is devoted to Allah five times daily. Salah is obligatory practice, for every Muslim. The Muslims who do not offer these prayers are going to be questioned for it. The first thing we will have to ans

09.21.2012 | Islam, Quran |

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Rights of Women in Islam- 1

Rights of Women in Islam- 1

There is a huge misconception among the western society that women are given no rights in Islam. The only thing the western media has been able to project is that man is the dominant gender and women in Islam are supposed to obey them like herds and sheep. Unfortunately this is the only angle tha

09.20.2012 | Hadith, Islam, Quran, Sunnah |

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Adam (Peace be upon him) and Iblis (the devil)-2

Adam (Peace be upon him) and Iblis (the devil)-2

Adam (Peace be upon him) and Iblis (the devil) Allah Almighty created Man from dust, he created Adam (Peace be upon him) and called him Ashraf-ul-makhloqaat which means this creation is far better than all HIS creations before. After creating the statue of Adam (Peace be upon him), Allah Almighty b

09.19.2012 | Islam, Stories of Prophets |

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What is Islam?

What is Islam?

The meaning of word islam comes from the Arabic word ‘salm’ that means peace. It is also derived from the word ‘silm’ which means to submit your will. So Islam will mean ‘the peace you acquire or gain after submitting your will to Almighty Allah’. Based on the above two meanings, Isl

09.15.2012 | Islam |

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