The Obligation of Repaying The Debt.

Taking a loan (debt) is a form of mu'amalat (social and economic dealings) that is allowed by the Islamic Shari'ah to its adherents in facilitating their daily affairs. There are several conditions that have been stipulated by Muslim scholars upon the debtor and creditor so that such provision that is allowed in Islam does not get abused. Islam deems debt as a practice that is permissible when there arise genuine need and significance.....

The Wisdom Of Giving

Wealth is something that is desired by humans. In attaining wealth, at times friends become foes. Because of wealth, siblings would turn against each other. Due to the greed for wealth, one forgets about halal and haram. While engrossed in attaining wealth, the ibadah (worship) unto Allah gets neglected. These are among the challenges pertaining to wealth.......

Solves the Problem of Begging

The religion of Islam is designed to guarantee the establishment of a noble as well as a virtuous society where the rich and the poor, the well-off and the needy, and the powerful and the powerless can safely coexist. Members of this Islamic society are remarkably characterized by lofty feelings be them rich or poverty-stricken.....

Kitab Al-Kasb Series (Part 36): Types of Squandering in Food.

There are various ways of squandering food. These include eating beyond satiety, for the Prophet says, "A son of Adam does not fill a vessel eviler than his stomach. If he cannot avoid it, then (let it be filled) one third with food, one third with drink, and one third with the breath" [Narrated by al-Tirmidhi, Ibn Majah and Ahmad]. And the Prophet says, "A few small morsels are enough for the son of Adam to fortify his backbone" [Narrated by al-Tirmidhi, Ibn Majah and Ahmad]. And he says, "There is no censure on sufficiency" [Narrated by Muslim, al-Tirmidhi, and Ahmad]....

Save Al-Aqsa, and What Can We Do…

At this time, the Palestinian territories are being severely persecuted, with its citizens being mistreated and oppressed. The Muslims in Palestine are getting suppressed and obliterated in their own lands. Last year marked the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the illegal state of Israel in the land of Palestine. Since then, thousands upon thousands of Palestinians have been murdered and injured.....

Al-Isra’ and Al-Mi’raj: How and Why?

Prophet Muhammad was fully aware that he could no longer rely on his own clan, the Hashimites, for any measure of firm support. He felt himself alone in the whole world. His few followers were no match for the forces opposing him. Yet he firmly believed in the truth of the message he was preaching. His faith in God did not waver. At this point, something unusual happened to him.....