five pillars of Islam

The Five Pillars of Islam are Actually the Pillars of Success

There are five pillars of Islam. The very first pillar is the Shahada (testimony), the testification that there is no one worthy of worship except Allah and that the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is His final and last messenger. The second pillar is Salah (prayer). That as Muslims, we have five daily prayers. The next pillar of Islam is Zakah or Zakat (alms-giving). That once a year, we have to give out 2.5 percent of our wealth. The next is fasting during the month of Ramadan. Allah (SWT) commands us to fast this whole month. The last pillar of Islam is Hajj (pilgrimage). Continue reading


Deeds that Make the Month of Ramadan More Rewarding


It is the arrival of the month of Ramadan and Muslims all over the world are busy in preparations to welcome the auspicious period. It has been over hundreds and hundreds of years that Muslims have been observing Ramadan and its rituals and with each passing year, the interest and devotion of Muslims increases manifold and it is a sight to behold all over the world. Continue reading

A Muslim’s Duty Toward Their Neighbors

Undoubtedly, Islam is a humble and loving religion that has prescribed good treatment to everyone and everything. Neighbors are held in very high regard in Islam and they have many rights over us that we are religiously obliged to fulfil. Islam is a comprehensive religion and has specifically defined that neighbors are those who live up to forty houses from us in all directions.  Continue reading

How to Memorize the Quran

5 Authentic Steps to Memorize the Quran Faster

Quran is the most beautiful book of Allah and reciting as well as memorizing it reaps great rewards for the believer. Learning the Quran is a physical, mental and spiritual journey that one embarks upon with the blessing of Allah (swt). The person who memorizes the Quran is known as Hafiz and has innumerous favors granted by Allah (swt) on the Day of Judgement.  Continue reading

Treatment of Major Diseases in the Light of Quran & Hadith

Disease & it’s Meaning:

The world is a curious place; one’s whole life is nothing but a mystery. We strive our whole life to save ourselves from various afflictions and lead a successful life but no matter how much we try, we encounter certain problems in our lives. One of these problems is the advent of unwelcome diseases in our lives; diseases enter our lives like unexpected guests and nobody knows the purpose of their visit or when will they decide to leave. Continue reading

Women's Rights in Islam

Women’s Rights in Islam

Islam has been largely misunderstood when it comes to women’s rights. It is believed that Islam oppresses women by limiting them to the four walls of their homes, not allowing them to get education and living a life of their choice. However, a study of the Quran and Sunnah shows a different picture.

More than fourteen hundred years ago, Islam provided rights to a woman that ladies in today’s century have just as of late appreciated. Continue reading

Allah is Merciful and Compassionate

Allah: Vengeful or Merciful?

God is commonly referred to by his Arabic name Allah, most likely derived from al-ilah, literally meaning “The God.” He is also frequently called al-Rabb, Arabic for “The Lord.” He is often also referred to using whatever the generic word for God is in the various languages spoken by Muslims.  Continue reading

Muhammad - The last prophet of Allah

4 Top Leadership Qualities of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

The questions what is leadership, who is a leader, what are the roles of a leader and whether leaders are born or made, always reverberate in our minds. We often ponder over the million dollar questions of what the attributes of leaders are and how an effective and influential leadership can be demonstrated. These and many other similar questions need to be answered and understood in order to better understand the role of our holy prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in the context of a leader.  Continue reading

Quran - The book of Allah

Scientific Miracles of the Holy Quran

The Holy Quran, which is the book of Allah, was revealed to the holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) through the Angel Gabriel more than 1400 years ago. The Quran was not sent down in one single revelation as a complete book, rather it took 23 years for the entire Quran to complete. The Quran has been divided into 114 chapters also called Surah’s. It has 6,236 verses also called Ayats. Continue reading

Learn Quran online

Learn Quran – Technology Has Made It Easier

Gone are the days when one needed to go or send their kids to far off mosques outside their homes in order to learn Quran. Technology, like all other areas, has made learning Quran very convenient for you and your kids. Now you can learn Quran from the comfort of your home or see your kids learning Quran while at home. Continue reading