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Morality in Islam

Morality in Islam

In Islam, ethics is termed as 'akhlaq'. It stemmed from the root 'khalq', meaning 'creation'. Therefore, if we have akhlaq in our lives, we have served the purpose of the creation- khalq. Why are ethics important?
Follow ulama or follow the Quran? – Drawing the line

Follow ulama or follow the Quran? – Drawing the line

However, we should always remind ourselves, what are we suppose to follow actually, Ulama or the Quran? From who should our absolute guidance be from, ulama or Quran? Allah said:

Islamic banking: Is it really Islamic?

Today, ulama mostly are of the opinion that ‘Islamic banking’ is halal, and some of the ulama say it is forbidden to use conventional banking because conventional banks are based on riba (usury). However, when we look deeper into the matter, we will find that there really isn’t any difference between the so-called islamic banking Read More
Modern Idol Worship

Modern Idol Worship

…وَلَقَدْ بَعَثْنَا فِي كُلِّ أُمَّةٍ رَسُولًا أَنِ اعْبُدُوا اللَّهَ وَاجْتَنِبُوا الطَّاغُوتَ“Verily, We have sent among every nation a messenger (proclaiming): ‘Worship Allah (Alone), and avoid (or keep away from) Taghoot (all false deities, idol worship etc.)….”(Quran, Al-Nahl, 16:36) The need to identify and re-examine the real meaning and nature or ‘syirk’, or in other words Read More
‘Quran-only’ is not the solution

‘Quran-only’ is not the solution

Should we take only Quran and reject all hadith in totality? Are all hadith fabricated? An honest view by me after weighing both sides.
Blasphemy Law in Islam?

Blasphemy Law in Islam?

Should someone be killed just because he or she said something offensive about religion? What does the Quran actually say about blasphemy?
Should We Seek For Allah’s Pleasure Or Rewards?

Should We Seek For Allah’s Pleasure Or Rewards?

Should we be seeking the pleasure of Allah or His rewards? What does Allah say in the Quran? We should seek His pleasure and expect His rewards.
Taking Religious Scholars and Monks as Lords Besides Allah: Learn from the Mistakes of Christians and Jews

Taking Religious Scholars and Monks as Lords Besides Allah: Learn from the Mistakes of Christians and Jews

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمWith the ism of Allah Most Compassionate Most Merciful اتَّخَذُوا أَحْبَارَهُمْ وَرُهْبَانَهُمْ أَرْبَابًا مِنْ دُونِ اللَّهِ وَالْمَسِيحَ ابْنَ مَرْيَمَ وَمَا أُمِرُوا إِلَّا لِيَعْبُدُوا إِلَٰهًا وَاحِدًا ۖ لَا إِلَٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ ۚ سُبْحَانَهُ عَمَّا يُشْرِكُونَ They have taken their scholars and monks as lords besides Allah, and [also] the Messiah, the son of Read More
Islam Is A Way of Life, Not A Religion

Islam Is A Way of Life, Not A Religion

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيمWith the Ism of Allah Ar-Rahman Ar-Raheem We all have heard that Islam is a complete way of life, but do we really  understand Islam as a way of life (deen) ? Or are we just practicing Islam as a religion, like all other religions on the planet? Unfortunately, many Muslims, including Read More
How the Sunnah Became Useless (and How to Appreciate it Again)

How the Sunnah Became Useless (and How to Appreciate it Again)

بسم الله الرحمن الحيمWith the Ism of Allah Ar-Rahman Ar-Raheem Every year, Muslims around the globe will celebrate the birthday of Muhammad pbuh (also known as Mawlidur Rasul) as a sign of remembrance towards the beloved Messenger of Allah. On that day Muslims will remind each other to follow the Sunnah of the Messenger of Read More

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