All posts filed under: Concepts

Making Sense of Space

Astronomers have recently reported, after modelling images collected over 20 years by the Hubble Space Telescope, that there are over 2 trillion galaxies in the universe, up to 20 times more than previously thought. The research, which was published in the Astronomical Journal, is considered the most comprehensive ever. It also highlighted, that due to […]

Extract from ‘Global trends for the 21st century’ by Adnan Khan

Global Demographic Decline  All the research in the last few decades accepted that the world was facing a severe population explosion. Uncontrolled population growth would outstrip scarce resources and devastate the environment. More people would require more resources in the form of food and energy, which in turn would lead to a rise in global […]

It’s America who is dependent on the Muslim Rulers

In a recent congressional hearing, in front of the US foreign relations committee, Daniel Markey from the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) made a number of telling remarks. In his hearing titled ‘Pakistan: Challenges for U.S. Interests’, he outlined the vulnerability and reliance of the US military on Pakistan. He highlighted, “Pakistan […]

Ashura: The Day Musa was Victorious against all odds

There they stood with the Red Sea in front of them and the Pharaoh and his ferocious army behind them. The deep sensation of doom fell upon them and their Iman was tested. قالَ أَصحابُ موسىٰ إِنّا لَمُدرَكونَ قالَ كَلّا ۖ إِنَّ مَعِيَ رَبّي سَيَهدينِ “The companions of Musa cried, ‘We are doomed!’ Musa replied, […]

Head of the Fatwa Council in Russia Calls the Muslims to Haram!

The head of the Fatwa council, Mufti Ghinadin, on the day of the Russian parliamentary elections, called upon all Muslims to display their ‘patriotism’ and fulfil their “religious obligation”. This was in the case where the Council for giving Fatwas in Russia webpage published the following: “The head of the Muslims in Russia reiterated in […]

Refugees don’t need the false promises of the world leaders!

According to the news published by UN News Centre, at the UN summit held on 19 September 2016, world leaders adopt bold plan to enhance protections for refugees and migrants. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon congratulated Member States saying: “Today’s Summit represents a breakthrough in our collective efforts to address the challenges of human mobility.” He […]

Ayah Reflection: Surah Yasin Verse 12

إِنَّا نَحْنُ نُحْيِي الْمَوْتَى وَنَكْتُبُ مَا قَدَّمُوا وَآَثَارَهُمْ وَكُلَّ شَيْءٍ أحْصَيْنَاهُ فِي إِمَامٍ مُبِينٍ “Verily we shall give life to the dead, and we record that which they send before and that which they leave behind, and of all things have we taken account in a clear book.” (Yasin, 36:12)

The Plight of Refugees and the Persecution of Migrants Will Only Continue Under Secularism

On September 18, the UN General Assembly will bring together member states for the first ever Summit on Refugees and Migrants. An already-released draft declaration enshrining the outcomes promises a more coordinated, humane and responsive approach to people on the move. However, its lofty aims are contradicted by the practices of many of the states […]

Q&A: Disparity and Difference

Question: Assalamu Alaikum our honorable Sheikh, It was mentioned in the book of The System of Islam (on page 11, Arabic Edition) as follows: “…because his understanding of the organization of man’s instincts and organic needs is liable to disparity, differences, contradiction…”  It is my understanding that the terms disparity (Tafawot) and difference (Ikhtilaf) were […]

Ayah Reflection: “O you who believe, obey Allah and obey the Messenger and those in authority among you.”

يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا أَطِيعُوا اللَّـهَ وَأَطِيعُوا الرَّسُولَ وَأُولِي الْأَمْرِ مِنكُمْ فَإِن تَنَازَعْتُمْ فِي شَيْءٍ فَرُدُّوهُ إِلَى اللَّـهِ وَالرَّسُولِ إِن كُنتُمْ تُؤْمِنُونَ بِاللَّـهِ وَالْيَوْمِ الْآخِرِ ذَٰلِكَ خَيْرٌ وَأَحْسَنُ تَأْوِيلًا “O you who have believed, obey Allah and obey the Messenger and those in authority among you. And if you disagree over anything, refer it to […]

Sunnah acts on the Day of ‘Eid

1. The Takbeer The Takbeer is Sunnah Mustahabbah in the days of Tashreeq as Allah سبحانه وتعالى says: وَاذكُرُوا اللَّهَ في أَيّامٍ مَعدوداتٍ “And remember Allah during the appointed Days” (Al-Baqarah, 2:203) These appointed days are the days of Tashreeq (The days of Hajj) and this was mentioned by Ibn ‘Abbaas (ra) as reported by […]

“Announce the Hajj to mankind.”

Mus’ab Ibn Sa’d narrated from his father (ra) that he said: “I said, ‘O Messenger of Allah, which people are most severely put to trial?’ He said: «الأَنبياءُ ثمَّ الأَمثلُ فالأَمثلُ؛ يُبتلَى الرَّجلُ علَى حسَبِ دينِهِ، فإن كانَ في دينِهِ صلبًا اشتدَّ بلاؤُهُ، وإن كانَ في دينِهِ رقَّةٌ ابتليَ علَى قدرِ دينِهِ»،   “The Anbiyaa’ […]

Nussrah is the Shariah Method to Attain Ruling by Islam And It is a Duty for the People of Power and A Great Reward

Whenever the word of Nussrah (Support) is mentioned it comes to our mind as Muslims that its related actions were carried out by RasulAllah ﷺ himself with respect to the Arab tribes, asking them for protection, strength and support, as stated in his ﷺ Seerah (biography). So, what exactly is the meaning of Nussrah? Who […]

The Lost Jewels of Hajj

The true power of Hajj has been lost. What would we say to Allah about what we did to find it? Allah سبحانه وتعالى built the foundations of the Islamic society on solid grounds. He started with the individual and nurtured in them the iman and taqwa as the foundations of their personality لَعَلَّكُم تَتَّقُون […]

Q&A: Shawahid (Witnesses) and Mutabaat (Follow-ups) in the science of Hadith

Question: Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh, There is a question I would like to ask you which is related to the science of Hadith: Scholars defined Hadith Sahih as that: “The Isnad [chain of transmission] of the hadith continues through the transmission of a trustworthy (‘adl) and accurate (dhabit) narrator from someone similar to […]