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Surahs all Muslims should memorise

The Quran was given to humanity as a means of guidance. It's a mercy and a blessing, and we've been taught to read it...

What happened on the 27th day of Rajab?

In the seventh month of the Islamic calendar, the 27th of Rajab (or the 28th of February) is recognised for Al Isra' wal Miraj....

The day of Arafat and its significance

The day of Arafat is the day before the Muslim holiday Eid Al-Adha. The day has great significance and importance in the Muslim world....

How Nature reflects Tawaf

Nature shows the reality of Tawaf and circumambulation at Hajj if you look closely enough. One of the themes of Islam is trying to know...

Madina tul-Munawwara: The Blessed City

I am going on a pilgrimage – the Umrah – next week Insha-Allah. First, we will travel to Madina, the amazing city where even...

How did the early Islamic empire expand?

The Early Muslim Expansion is a story of sheer will and valour. Arab Muslims, a forgotten and undermined group, wreaked havoc on the two...

Descriptions of friendship in the Quran

Friendship is space and time where and when we can be together with those who we like and whose company makes us feel happy....

Love of the Prophet ﷺ is the heart of Islam

Tuesday, 19th October (12th Rabi al Awwal) marked the birthday of our beloved Messenger ﷺ, our teacher, our guide par excellence and the final Prophet Muhammad...

What does the Quran say about Zakat?

Zakat literally means "purification." In Islam, zakat is among the most important Islamic obligations. It alludes to a believer's wealth and soul being purified....

Forgetfully drinking water whilst fasting?

Have you ever drank water accidently whilst fasting? Want to know if your fast is still accepted? The answer below is taken from the British...