French authorities are to ban the wearing in school of abaya dresses worn by some Muslim women, the education minister said Sunday, arguing the garment violated France's strict secular laws in education
The last sermon of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) on the occasion of the Farewell Pilgrimage, also known as the “Khutbatul Wada,” occupies a sacred place in the hearts of all devout Muslims, as at the end of this memorable speech, a divine revelation from Allah confirmed the perfection of the religion of Islam.
The cultural legacy of Bengal is imbued in its breath-taking religious structures. Being a predominantly Muslim land, it's unsurprising that mosques constitute the majority of such architectural wonders. Throughout the course of Islamic rule in Bengal, stretching from the early Sultanate period to modern times, the designs of mosques have undergone a continual evolution.
Five chapters, each centred around key values of Islam, narrated by young Falak
Every evening, after coming home from school, the first thing I would do is sit with the Quran and an English translation of it that my father had on his shelves.
Unlike Zakat, sadaqah is not obligatory but is rather a simple act of kindness done out of compassion with the intention to please Allah (SWT) and help others.
Zakat or almsgiving, which is the third pillar of Islam, refers to a Muslim’s annual obligatory donation to charitable causes if they have or own certain types of wealth. One may wonder why one must share their wealth with others. The straightforward answer to that is, Zakat is the right of the poor. As a wealthy Muslim, if you want to ‘purify’ your wealth, paying Zakat is the way.
Mosques have been used as places of worship for Muslims all over the world for over a millennium. The beauty and rich history, architecture and cultures of these sacred sites continue to inspire visitors to this day. Sacred sites, regardless of creed or denomination, provide religious insights as well as a greater grasp of history. Mosques, like many other religious monuments around the world, frequently serve as symbols of a city's cultural identity and geography.
Mother of the man who stabbed renowned novelist Salman Rushdie disclosed that her son, who was born and raised in the US, travelled to Lebanon for a month and returned as a “religious zealot”, according to a report in the UK’s Daily Mail on Sunday.