What is Islam?

“Islām” is an Arabic word which means peaceful, willing submission – submission to the code of conduct ordained by God.  So Islam is a religion, but it is also a complete way of life based upon a voluntary relationship between an individual and his Creator.  It is the way of life ordained by God which …

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Why Should Muhammad Be The Final Prophet?

PROPHETHOOD is not something acquired by a person who proves himself worthy, nor is it granted in recognition of piety. Prophethood is an office to which God appoints a man in order to fill a particular need. The Qur’an mentions four conditions under which prophets were sent to the world:

Do Muslims Really Stone the Devil in Hajj?

THE simple answer is: Muslims DON’T stone the devil in Hajj every year. We stone the Jamarat, not any devil, Shaitan or Shayateen (pl. of Shaitan). The pillars of Jamarat are not devils. This is a misconception even among a few uneducated Muslims. Scholars continue to clarify this point every year during Hajj.

History of Hajj and what the pilgrimage means

HAJJ literally means ‘to set out for a place‘. Islamically however it refers to the annual pilgrimage that Muslims make to Makkah with the intention of performing certain religious rites in accordance with the method prescribed by the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ.

Jesus in Islam and Christianity

Jesus is highly revered in Islam and Christianity. Although the religions today are different, their origins were the same, and so should have been the beliefs. Many are aware of the fundamental difference that Islam regards Jesus as a prophet of God, while Christians believe Jesus was/is God, son of God, or part of the …

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