Category Archives: أركان الإسلام (Pillars of Islam)

Has the Prayer Lost Its Power?

Brothers & Sisters in Islam!Undoubtedly you often ask yourselves: Why is it that the Prayer, good and beneficial as it is, seems to make no difference to our lives? Why does it neither improve our morals, nor transform us into … Continue reading

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Abandoning Salaah (تارك الصلاة )

After the Shahaadah, (declaration of faith), the most important duty upon the Muslim is performing the salaah (obligatory Prayers). Indeed, salaah is the thing that distinguishes between the Muslim and the kaafir (disbeliever) [according to the majority of scholars].The Prophet, … Continue reading

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Who Should Lead the Prayer?

I would be very great full if you answer my questions : Q1: Could you tell me who has most write to lead salat and could you back it up with the quraan and hadiths as well. Q2: when we are … Continue reading

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The Definition of Zakah – الزكاة – Obligatory Charity

Zakah or alms tax can be defined as that portion of a man’s wealth which is designated for the poor. The term is derived from the Arabic verbal root meaning “to increase.” “to purify,” and “to bless.” It find its origin in … Continue reading

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40 Common Mistakes in Salah

An Excerpt Dealing with 40 Commmon Mistakes in Salaat Saalih Ibn Abdul-Azeez Ibn Muhammad Aalish-Shaykh (hafithahullah) Abdul-Qaadir Abdul-Khaaliq – Translator © 1998 Al-Haramain Foundation   Mistakes of Salaah Leaving the salaah altogether. This is indeed kufr (disbelief) and the evidence … Continue reading

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How To Perform Salah (Prayer)

How to Perform Salah Having cleansed yourself by Wudu, you may proceed to perform Salah. Wudu is a ritual cleansing. Before you begin your Salah, however, you must make sure that you have a clean body, a clean place to … Continue reading

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