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Male Circumcision in Islam

Male Circumcision in Islam Male circumcision is among the rites of Islam and is part of the (in Arabic): fitrah, or the innate disposition and natural character and instinct of the human creation. As-Shawkani said in his book Nayl al-Awtar (1/184): “What the Prophet (s.A.w.) means by Fitrah is that …

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Kids Listen to our Every Deed

Kids Listen to our Every Deed   How many times have you told your kids to change their clothes/brush their teeth/do their homework/or anything else for that matter? There is really no right answer because there is really no limit to the number of times we have to ask our …

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Islam & the Concept of Friendship

Islam & the Concept of Friendship Below you will find several articles relating to the concept of Friendship in Islam. By Br. Isa Al-Bosnee Humans have always been social creatures and in need of friends and companions. Much of our lives is spent in interaction with others. For us Muslims …

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Is Family Planning Allowed in Islam?

Is Family Planning Allowed in Islam? By Sheikh Jamaal al-Din Zarabozo The question of family planning and birth control was discussed in detail by the Majma al-Fiqh al-Islaami. They had twenty three scholars research this topic and present their findings on this matter. The participants involved represented many different trends …

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How do we relate to non-Muslim relatives?

How do we relate to non-Muslim relatives? Dr. Aisha Hamdan offers practical advice to converts. For those who have studied, pondered, and struggled with the idea of becoming Muslim, there is often great relief when the realization comes that Shahada must be pronounced. As time goes on and more knowledge …

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How Can the Muslim Discipline One’s Self?

How Can the Muslim Discipline One’s Self? By Sheikh Muhammad Al Munajjid Acknowledging your shortcomings is one of the first steps in disciplining yourself. Whoever acknowledges that he has shortcomings has started on the path to self-discipline. This acknowledgement is one of the things that make us discipline ourselves and …

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