Nikkah is the word for marriage in Islam. It is considered a civil contract between a man and a woman for the purpose of forming a family and engaging in marital relations that are allowed a... Read more
Does Islam command its followers to wage war against unbelievers or kill them without provocation? This is a popular misconception among Westerners, and the statements of a few radicals in t... Read more
Islam’s teachings are simple and acceptable to human intellect. It is free from superstitions and irrationality. The oneness of God, the prophet-hood of Muhammad PBUH and the concept of life... Read more
Pig is not only prohibited in Islam but also in Judaism and Christianity. Jesus too never ate pork. There is a saying in English that “a man becomes what he eats.” For Muslims, consumption o... Read more
For a Muslim, to demand perfection in order to gain salvation is not practical. That would be demanding the impossible and is therefore unjust. Islam teaches a person to be humble and to lea... Read more
Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said: Islam is based on (the following) five (principles):
1. To testify that none has the right to be worshipped but Allah and Muhammad is Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ). 2. To offer the (compulsory congregational) prayers dutifully and perfectly. 3. To pay Zakat (i.e. obligatory charity) . 4. To perform Hajj. (i.e. Pilgrimage to Mecca) 5. To observe fast during the month of Ramadan.
— Narrated Ibn ‘Umar, Sahih al-Bukhari 8, Book 2, Hadith 1