The honeybee has a body that varies in length between 1cm and 3cm, and that is divided into three parts: head, thorax and abdomen. The verse quoted above stresses that in the individual female bee there are “abdomens,” which in … Read More
By Dr. Shahid Athar
Most Muslims do not fast because of medical benefits but because it has been ordained to them in the Quran. The medical benefits of fasting are as a result of fasting. Fasting in general has been … Read More
(Part II) By: ‘Allamah Muhammad Jawad Maghniyyah
The Various Kinds of Fasts:
The legists of various schools classify fasts into four categories: Wajib, mustahabb (supererogatory), muharram (forbidden), and makruh (reprehensible).
All the schools concur that the wajib fasts … Read More
According to Five Islamic Schools of Law
By: ‘Allamah Muhammad Jawad Maghniyyah
Translated from the Arabic by Mujahid Husayn
Fasting in the month of Ramadan is one of the ‘pillars’ of the Islamic faith. No proof is … Read More
By ivian bint Joan Taylor
More than 1,400 years ago Allah and His messenger sallallahu aleyhe wa sallam (peace be upon him), told us that honey can heal a variety of medicinal problems.
Allah says in the Quran, “And the … Read More
It is a long-established custom among Muslim parents to put a piece of well-chewed date (or other available sweet fruit) in the mouth of a newborn baby. Muslims do this following the practice of the Prophet Muhammad, upon him be … Read More