Dakwah is Our Responsibility

Each Muslim is responsible to perform one particular virtuous task, namely to perform dakwah, or to propagate, spread and preach the message of Islam to others. The word dakwah originates from the Arabic word which means to summon, to request, to call or to invite. In general terms, dakwah is the call or invitation meant for the non-Muslims. While dakwah among the Muslims are the efforts to rejuvenate faith and to return individuals or the Muslim society towards observing the true teachings of Islam....

Kitab Al-Kasb Series (Part 25): Mention of the Individual Obligation and the Communal Obligation, and that Conveying Knowledge to People is a Communal Obligation

Then, the obligatory is two kinds, individual obligation, and communal obligation. The personal obligation is that which is specifically incumbent on every individual to fulfill, such as the pillars of the religion. The communal obligation is that which is absolved from the rest of a community when some discharge it since the objective is achieved, but if people collectively abandon it, then they participate (together) in sinning; like jihad, for its objective is making supreme the word of Allah and the empowering of the religion....

Islam and Muslims in Southeast Asia – Speech by Syeikh Abd al-Aziz ibn Baz.

There is no doubt that this region (Southeast Asia) is in dire need of Islamic activity, the efforts of the callers to Allah, the establishment of Islamic associations, centers, universities, schools, and institutions where Islamic facilities, such as hospitals and institutions, should be available to help Muslims there know their religion and fight against their enemies....

Woe To Those Who Give Not The Zakah (1):

BARKA DA ZUWA ZAURAN MUSULUNCI, DAN KARANTAR DA SUNNAH.

Woe To Those Who Give Not The Zakah (1)

By

Imam Murtadha Gusau

Monday, Ramadan 19, 1439 AH (June 4, 2018)

In The Name Of Allah, The Beneficent, The Merciful

Dear Brothers and Sisters! Know that Zakah is one of Islam’s pillars and great foundations. It is Joined by Allah The Almighty with prayer (Salah) in many locations of His Glorious Book. The source of its obligation lies in the Quran, the Prophetic Sunnah and the consensus (Ijma’) of the Islamic Ummah.

Concerning the Book of Allah The Almighty, a mention may be made of His Saying:

“And establish prayer and give zakah and obey the Messenger – that you may receive mercy.” [Quran, 24:56]

“O you who have believed, indeed many of the scholars and the monks devour the wealth of people unjustly and avert [them] from the way of Allah. And those who hoard gold and silver and…

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How Much Zakat Did I Pay in 2019?

Millionaires Like You

I recently paid my zakat online and it was much easier than I thought. If you are wondering how the process goes, I will share it with you in this post.

But first, let’s get a few frequently asked questions out of the way.

WHY ARE WE TALKING ABOUT ZAKAT?

Zakat is one of the five mandatory pillars of Islam, based on the following Hadith known as Hadith Jibril.

On the authority of `Umar (ra) who said:

While we were one day sitting with the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) there appeared before us a man dressed in extremely white clothes and with very black hair.

No traces of journeying were visible on him, and none of us knew him.

He sat down close by the Prophet (ﷺ), rested his knees against the knees of the Prophet (ﷺ) and placed his palms over his thighs, and said:

“O Muhammad! Inform me…

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The Ant Prays For Rain

Once there was a big famine in Palestine. It was during the time of the Prophet Sulaiman (King Solomon). He came out with his people and proceeded to an open place in the desert to pray for the rains to come. Suddenly, he saw an ant standing on its two legs, raising its hands up towards the sky and saying....