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Beliefs and Practices of Islam

Three Christians and the Prophet of Islam

By Arshad Gamiet
“Remember that whenever believers of one faith treat believers of another faith with kindness and respect, they are also showing a courtesy to God, to Allah…”

Destructive effects of social media and gaming addiction

By Dr Zubair Chaudhry
This is a timely warning from a professional Psychiatrist. He takes us on an imaginary journey through Cyberspace, to visit the real dangers faced by millions of internet users around the world. He warns that unless we use the internet wisely, we risk being drawn into its ‘darker side’ that undermines our spiritual and moral well-being. We risk losing our very humanity…

How to be a mindful Muslim

By The Yaqeen Institute.
“Muraqabah is more than just a state of Secular mindfulness. Muraqabah also includes the awareness of Allah (taqwa). It requires daily rigorous training to ensure that quiet contemplation cultivates constant Allah awareness.

Dealing with the errors of scholars and zealous followers

By Abu Aaliyah

“One of the most crucial rules of normative Sunni Islam states: ‘A condition for censuring wrongdoing is that the act being censured must be something whose blameworthiness is not merely known by means of ijtihad. Any matter that involves ijtihad cannot be a cause for censure.’1

It is usually expressed in this maxim: la inkar fi masa’il al-khilaf – ‘There is no censuring in matters of [legitimate] differing.’

Our parents are our path to Jannah

By Dr Muein Shubib
“Our parents deserve our utmost love and respect. Neglecting or abusing our parents is a grave sin, and incurs Allah’s displeasure. Our parents cared for us when we were young; we must love and care for them when they are old. This will open the doors of Al Jannah for us…”

Muslim Ethics and interactions

By Dr Hossam Roushdi

“Sura Al Hujuraat eloquently describes the way we should have good relationships with one another. Believers do not have suspicions about one another, do not spy on one another, do not backbite or undermine one another. We should always think the best of each other, make excuses for one another and give the best interpretation when there is any doubt…”