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Eight Major Events That Shook the World in Ramadan

Eight Major Events That Shook the World in Ramadan

Beginning with the descent of the Quran, the month of Ramadan has always signaled a month of important historical events. We’ve compiled a short list to capture only a selection of these great feats: 1.     The Quran was revealed. As Allah mentions in Surah...
Haajar, the Migrant – Symbol of Dignity

Haajar, the Migrant – Symbol of Dignity

Hajj is a symbolic demonstration of Muslims unity and harmony; of equality and humility. It is a perpetuation of the legacy of the house of Abraham (peace be upon them). Prophet Abraham was the first to announce the pilgrimage to hijjul-bayt/ journey to the House; a...
Seven secrets behind Surah Al Fatihah

Seven secrets behind Surah Al Fatihah

We recite Surah Al Fatihah over 17 times a day, but how often do we stop and ponder over the greatness of this Chapter. Here is a short list of seven amazing virtues of this short yet incredibly powerful chapter of Quran. It is the greatest chapter in the Quran When...
59 examples of how the Quran tells Muslims to behave

59 examples of how the Quran tells Muslims to behave

The Qur’an was revealed by Allah in order for mankind to be guided. Below are 59 instructions that have been directly ordained upon us through the Holy Quran: 1. Do not be rude in speech “So by mercy from Allah, [O Muhammad], you were lenient with them. And if you had...
Why Don’t Muslims Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

Why Don’t Muslims Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

Short Answer: If you look into history and origins of Valentine Day, plus the values this celebration promotes today, the answer to your question will be very clear. Muslims don’t blindly follow the crowd when it comes to celebrations of any kind. Islam promotes love...
Al-Qadr (The Night of Glory)

Al-Qadr (The Night of Glory)

The chapter is famous for its declaration regarding the Night of Power (Laylat al-Qadr), during which the Quran was first revealed.  This is universally believed to have occurred during the month of Ramadan, as stated in Quran 2:185.  Muslims maintain that the Night...