Islam and Animal Rights

Allah, the Creator of human beings and animals, has made animals subservient to us. We depend on animals for the food we eat and the milk we drink. We bring animals into our homes for love and companionship. We survive a critical illness and live longer because of biomedical research on animals. We visit zoos and aquariums to gain an appreciation for the spectacular diversity of life on earth....

Whoever Donates Something Today Will Benefit From It Tomorrow.

A women entered upon ‘A’ishah (the wife of the Prophet Muhammad), and her hand was paralyzed. She said, “O mother of the Believers, I went to sleep yesterday and my hand was healthy, and I woke up and it was paralyzed. ‘A’ishah said, “How is that?” She said, “I had wealthy parents, and my Father used to pay zakat, host guests, and give to beggars, and he did not see any good except that he would do it. As for my mother, she was stingy, and did nothing good with my Father’s wealth. Then my Father died, and my mother died only two months after him. So I saw my Father in a dream last night, and he was wearing two yellow garments and in front of him was a flowing river. I said, “Father, what is this?’ He said, “Whoever does good in this life will see it, this is what Allah has given me.” I said, “What has happened to my mother?” He asked, “Your Mother dies?” I said, “Yes”.....

The Prophet’s Cloak

Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessing upon him) was, during the most part of his life, not a rich man. He did not live in a mansion. He did not have a closet full of dazzling clothes. In fact, some of his clothes even had patches on them to cover the holes that have appeared.

News: Zakat Helps Former Army Man

The fate of the Malaysian former army man, Azmi Mahmud, 53, received the attention of Baitulmal Federal Territory Islamic Religious Council (MAIWP, Malaysia) and the Malaysian Armed Forces Veteran Affairs Department (JHEVATM). Azmi received zakat health equipment assistance from Baitulmal MAIWP while JHEVATM continued to apply for a monthly allowance of RM300.