What is the ruling on eating gelatin?

In the name of God, The Beneficent, The Merciful to whom all praise is due. May God’s peace blessings and mercy be upon His final prophet Muhammad… Of course there are many people who will take the fact that gelatin is derived from mostly porcine sources and others will point to how the rest is…

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What do we do if Eid falls on a Friday?

Question: What do we do if Eid falls on a Friday? Answer: Zaid bin Arqam was asked if two Eid’s ever fell on the same day. He meant if Eid fell on a Friday during the life of the prophet (PBUH). He responded, “Yes” Then he asked, “So what did he do?” Zaid said, “After…

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Jihad

Jihad For obvious reasons, this is one of the most misunderstood and distorted teachings of Islam. The sad fact is that mass media has pounded the heretical understanding of Jihad into the minds of non-Muslim world. As journalists they should be able to investigate and find out that what murderous terrorists are doing is not…

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Our Calling

Our Calling So what is the ultimate goal of Islam? What was the transformation of the people and what does the religion bring to the world? The Quran defines the mission of our prophet and thus those who follow him as mentioned in the section about Muhammad (PBUH). It was to bring benevolence and compassion…

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Muhammad (PBUH)

Muhammad (Peace and Blessings of God be upon him) First look at the findings of two non-Muslim historians who thoroughly studied and wrote on the biography of the prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings of God be upon him). “His readiness to undergo persecutions for his beliefs, the high moral character of the men who believed…

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Creed & Rites

Creed & Rites Umar narrates, that one day when we were with God’s messenger, a man with very white clothing and very black hair came up to us. No mark of travel was visible on him, and none of us recognized him. Sitting down before the Prophet, leaning his knees against his, and placing his…

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