Fasting and Taqwa

Fasting and Taqwa



الحمد لله الذي جعل الصيام جُنّة ، وجعله سبيلا موصلا إلى الجَنة ، وأشهد أن لا إله إلا الله وحده لا شريك له وأشهد أن محمداً عبد الله ورسوله صلى الله عليه وسلم وعلى آله وصحبه أجمعين ومن تبعهم بإحسان إلى يوم الدين أما بعد۔

Allah Almighty says:

 يَٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ كُتِبَ عَلَيْكُمُ ٱلصِّيَامُ كَمَا كُتِبَ عَلَى ٱلَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُونَ۔

“O believers! Fasting is prescribed for you—as it was for those before you, so perhaps you’ll attain Taqwa” [Surah Baqarah 183]

From the above ayah, we learn that the purpose and wisdom of fasting is to attain Taqwa.

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Women’s rights in Islam

Women’s rights in Islam

By Shahana Ali | 15 June 2021


بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

There are many misconceptions surrounding women’s rights in Islam. The purpose of this article is to shed some light on the basic rights of women in Islam. It only covers a basic outline regarding women’s rights to worship, education, employment, inheritance and marriage.

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Importance of controlling the tongue


By Syed Hussain ibn Imamuddin | 18 Dec 2020


بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

Allah Almighty has blessed us and bestowed upon us with countless blessings and bounties. Amongst them one is the tongue.  Allah has bestowed this blessing to fulfill the multiple needs of us by utilising it in the correct manner. It plays a leading role in expressing the sorrows, laughter and tears of the human mind. It can be said the tongue is the best human resource. It can be used to utter good or bad. Duty of a Muslim is to utilise the tongue for good purposes and safeguard it from evil.

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