Prohibition of Drawing Portraits
1678. Ibn `Umar (May Allah be pleased with them) said: The Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, "Those who draw pictures will be punished on the Day of Resurrection; and it will be said to them: `Breathe sou...
Volume 7, Book 65, Number 286:
Narrated Abu Musa Al-Ash'ari:
The Prophet said, "Give food to the hungry, pay a visit to the sick and release (set free) the one in captivity (by paying his ransom)."
Did Not Make up Missed Fasts Before Ramadan Arrived
If a man still had some days to make up from the month of Ramadan and he did not make them up before the start of the next Ramadan, what should he do?
It is well known that Al...
Invoking Allah for Rain (Istisqaa)
Volume 2, Book 17, Number 119:
Narrated 'Abbas bin Tamim's uncle:
The Prophet (p.b.u.h) went out to offer the Istisqa' prayer and turned (and put on) his cloak inside out.
DAWOOD KINNEY, EX-CATHOLIC, USA
As far back as I can remember as a child, I was always astounded by this universe in which we live; how everything works perfectly. I used to lie outside at night on my parent's lawn, staring up at the stars, ju...
One is Bound by the Provision Made by the Deceased in His Will
Prior to his death, a man bequeathed a quarter of his wealth to be divided as follows: 1) An animal to be slaughtered for him every year. 2) Charities for the poor and need...
Who is Allah ?
Some of the biggest misconceptions that many non-Muslims have about Islam have to do with the word Allah.” For various reasons, many people have come to believe that Muslims worship a different God than Christians and Jews. This is...
The Ruling on Clothing Made of Synthetic Silk
Does the prohibition of silk for men extend to those garments that are made of synthetic (artificial) silk?
The prohibition of wearing silk (for men) is specific and does not extend...