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10 Khutbah, Inspirational Friday Sermon Topics

Khutbah are sermons that are delivered on Fridays, it is not exclusive to just Fridays although that is the day it is delivered on a regular basis, this is why it is also known as Friday sermons. They are also delivered on the Eid Prayers and Nikah (weddings). We'll briefly take a look at the [...]

By | June 28th, 2013|Literature, Speech|0 Comments

5 Words Arabic to English Language Part Two

Following on from the Arabic to English language part one, I'm going to add five more English words that came from Arabic Language. Once again this demonstrates the early influence of the once great Islamic empire. Borrowing words from another language indicates an empire's strength and advancement in the World, now the western World is [...]

By | December 29th, 2012|Literature, Speech|2 Comments

The Importance of the Month Of Muharram in the Islamic Calendar

Just like any other calendar, the Islamic Calendar also has twelve months. The calendar starts with the date of migration of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) from Makkah to Madinah along with his companions (Sahabah [RA]) in 622 AD. The calendar is known as the Hijri calendar the meaning of Hijra in Arabic is migration. The [...]

By | November 27th, 2012|Hadith, Literature, Quran|2 Comments

Top 5 Classical Islamic Books

Classical Islamic books give their readers enlightened knowledge, Muslim scholars of the past have always understood how Islam was meant to be understood i.e. Islam is practical and that there is no need to delve into matters that are of no use or hypothetical situations. Islam has always been at the forefront of academia, although [...]

By | October 15th, 2012|Literature|7 Comments

Top things you didnt know about 5 more Companions of the Prophet Part Two

This is part two of the Companions of the Prophet (pbuh), if you haven't read it, please do as it has the introduction to this three-part series. Here are five more great men around the Messenger of Allah (saw). Bilal Ibn Ribah (ra) Did you know he was an Abyssinian sahabi who was also the [...]

By | October 10th, 2012|Hadith, Literature, Speech|3 Comments

5 Words you didn’t know that came from the Arabic Language

Languages have evolved over time and English has taken words from other languages including the Arabic language. Speech allows human beings to communicate with each other. Can you imagine if there were no speech! We may have never had any conversations with anyone at all. The speech is a very powerful medium, some languages sound [...]

By | October 9th, 2012|Literature, Speech|7 Comments

Extremely Useful Islamic Php Scripts for Website Developers

With the rise of Islamic Blogs, publishers are looking for useful Islamic PHP scripts for Websites, take a look below for some extremely useful ones that you can use immediately! There are tons of resources available to manipulate and customise to your own needs when it comes to programming on the Web. If your website [...]

By | October 2nd, 2012|Arabic, Hadith, Literature, Quran, Websites|11 Comments

Six Forty Hadith Books you Should read

Like a lot of Muslims I thought there was only one forty hadith book, which is the classical book of Imam Nawawi, until I came across these six -:) I've been told by one of the translators that four more are coming ;-) Ahadith are traditions of the Holy Prophet of Islam, Muhammad (pbuh). For [...]

By | September 28th, 2012|Hadith, Literature|3 Comments

Top Things you didn’t know about 5 Companions of the Prophet

The Sahabas or Companions as they are known in English, struggled hard with the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad (pbuh) in his Dawah. They put their lives on the line for the deen i.e. Islam and the Prophet (pbuh). After the Prophet's (pbuh) death they took Islam to the rest of humanity, it is why you [...]

By | September 21st, 2012|Hadith, Literature, Speech|5 Comments