If you are new to Islam or just curious about one of the worlds most influential religions and how it all started then you will find here a series on articles on the basic principles of Islam, what it means, what we stand for, and the common misconceptions, helping you seperate fact from fiction.
- Islam View Towards Economy and Society
Islam is under the attack by various sections of media and politics across the globe. Whatever untoward happens in any part of the world; Islam immediately is lambasted, attacked and blamed for that. It is done mostly by the people who are biased and have parochial mindset towards this religion.
Islam, essentially, is castigated for not being presented in a prudent way by its advocates. It is quite unfortunate that various Muslim scholars who have taken the responsibility to defend Islam have...read more
- Is There a Creator?
We will answer by quoting a number of aayaat (verses) from the Book of Allaah (the Qur’aan – the scripture of Islam), then you can think to yourself about the matter and if the truth becomes clear to you, you will have no choice but to follow it. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning):
We created you, then why do you believe not? Then tell Me (about) the human semen that you emit. Is it you who create it (i.e., make this semen into a perfect human being), or are We...read more
- What Do Muslims Believe About Jesus?
Muslims respect and revere Jesus (peace be upon him) , and await his second coming. They consider him one of the greatest of God’s messengers to mankind....
A Muslim never refers to him simply as `Jesus', but always adds the phrase "peace be upon him." The Qur’aan confirms his virgin birth (a chapter of the Qur’aan is entitled `Mary') in her time, and Mary is considered the purest woman in all creation. The Qur’an describes the creation of Jesus...read more
- Pillars of Islam
The pillars of Islam are...
The belief (Imaan): That there is no God to be worshipped except Allaah (the one God) and that Muhammad (peace and blessings of God be upon him) is His Messenger.
Performing the prescribed prayers (Salaat): five times a day
Fasting (Siyaam): Once a year, from sunrise to sunset throughout the entire month of Ramadhan.
Charity (Zakaat): Which is paid to the poor and needy once every year.
Hajj: Which is the pilgrimage to Makkah once in...read more