Tag: Fasting الصيام

The best of you in Islam

March 29, 2018
The best of you in Islam

“The best of you are those with the best character.”

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The perils of overeating in Islam

March 5, 2018
The perils of overeating in Islam

“O you who have faith, eat from the good things which We have provided for you,”

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Al-Ghayah wal Taqrib fi al-Fiqh al-Shafi’i

February 8, 2018
Al-Ghayah wal Taqrib fi al-Fiqh al-Shafi’i

“The following is an abridged translation of Matn Abī Shujā’, also known as al-Ghāyah wal-Taqrīb.”

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Blessings of the day of Arafat

September 6, 2016

“The Ḥajj is ‘Arafāt.”

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Beware the supplication of the oppressed

June 14, 2016

“Beware of committing oppression, for oppression will be darkness on the Day of Resurrection.”

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Beware of envy and hatred, destroyer of good deeds

April 12, 2016

“Envy consumes good deeds just as fire burns wood,”

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Good character is the path to salvation in Islam

February 13, 2016

“I have only been sent to perfect righteous character.”

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Moderation and balance in Islam

January 2, 2016

“The justly balanced is the furthest point between two extremes.”

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Easy good deeds with great rewards

March 30, 2015

“Glorify and exalt and praise Allah thirty three times after every prayer.”

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Celebrating the Prophet’s birthday in Islam

January 6, 2015

Celebrating the birthday of Prophet Muhammad is a very controversial practice in Islam on which reputable scholars disagree.

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