History of 10th of Muharram

History of 10th of Muharram

History of Muharram This is first month in the Islamic calendar. As the name ‘haram’ suggests, it’s a sacred month of Muharram among others i.e. Rajab, Zil-qadh, and Zilhaj. The virtues of this sacred month have not only been celebrated by the Muslims, but also the followers of other major religions like the Judaism and Christianity. […]

Pilgrims Flock to Mina as Hajj Starts

Pilgrims Flock to Mina as Hajj Starts

Hajj is the name given to a pilgrimage made by Muslims at least once in a lifetime. It is part of the five pillars of Islam, mandatory for all financially and physically able. On the first day of the annual Islamic pilgrimage, Hujjaj flock to Mina as part of the first leg of their journey […]

Hajj e Badal

Hajj Badal

Hajj e Badal is referred to the Hajj performed on behalf of someone else who is physically unfit or is no more in this world. The person who is going to perform the Hajj on someone else’s behalf is known as Mahmoor and on whose behalf he is doing Hajj is known as Aamir. Mahmoor […]

Third Ashra of Ramadan

Third Ashra of Ramadan – Seeking Refuge

What Does Ashra Mean? The word Ashra is originated from an Arabic word which means ten. Everyone knows about the three Ashras of Ramadan and each to till ten days according to the Islamic calendar. First Ashra: (First ten days of Ramadan) – Days of Mercy Second (Second ten days) – Days of Forgiveness Third […]

Taqwa in Ramadan

Taqwa in Ramadan- Ahdiths and Quran

Taqwa – Fear Allah Wherever You Are Understanding Taqwa is building fear in the heart and it is all to do with souls rather bodies. It is the foremost concept found in Quran and Ahadiths Taqwa (translated here as ‘fear’) comes from the root word waqaaya, which means “he protected” or “to protect”. When this […]

Do Muslim Children Fast in Ramadan

Do Muslim Children Fast in Ramadan?

Can your children fast? Being a true Muslim, we know this question bothers you the most in Ramadan. What merely is the right age to make them begin? There are Fatwas issued by scholars regarding when a child should start fasting. Being an adult, you still cherish the excitement of very first fast you kept […]

My First Umrah Experience

My First Umrah Experience

I Woke Up in Tears Dreaming is the biggest reality we see with our closed eyes and perceive it as an on-going happening. This is what went on with me one night. All I could hear was ‘Azaan’ and a blurred vision of square that was turning black bold and beautiful. There was a massive […]