Should Muslims celebrate Birthdays?

Should Muslims celebrate Birthdays?

“Prophet Muhammad(PBUH) was asked about fasting on Mondays, and he answered: “It is the day on which I was born”. Islam supports the celebration of birthdays if it is an expression of gratitude to Allah for His bounties, sustenance and blessings in man’s life, as long...
Women in Islam have absolute equal status

Women in Islam have absolute equal status

It is often alleged that Islam suppresses women and they are treated as “second-class citizens” in Islam. This could not be further from the truth. Critics and observers confuse culture with Islam and is one of the largest religions with 1.6 billion people and 25% of...
Muslim Death & Burial Practical Guide

Muslim Death & Burial Practical Guide

Introduction First, all praise is due to Allah; we praise Allah and seek Allah’s help and forgiveness. Without Allah’s guidance and help, nothing can be achieved. Death is a very painful and emotional time, yet spiritual faith may allow it to be one that is filled...
Can we give our baby a non Muslim or non Arab name?

Can we give our baby a non Muslim or non Arab name?

Islam does not oblige Muslim people to choose specific names, Arabic or non-Arabic, for their children, whether boys or girls. It is rather up to people to choose the names for their children. However, selecting names should be pursuant to some Islamic rules that will...