Preparing for Hajj: What to Do While You Wait for Your Turn

Preparing for Hajj: What to Do While You Wait for Your Turn

While many Muslims aspire to perform Hajj, the fifth pillar of Islam, the journey to fulfill this sacred duty is not always immediate or straightforward. Circumstances such as financial constraints, health issues, limitations due to travel quotas, or simply awaiting...

The Fifth Pillar of Islam: Understanding the Significance of Hajj

The Fifth Pillar of Islam: Understanding the Significance of Hajj

Allah s.w.t. mentioned  in the Al-Quran in surah Ali-Imran on the obligation of hajj for every able Muslim.  In it are clear signs and the standing-place of Abraham. Whoever enters it should be safe. Pilgrimage to this House is an obligation by Allah upon whoever is...

A Guide to Proper Animal Slaughter According to the Quran

A Guide to Proper Animal Slaughter According to the Quran

Animal sacrifices hold significant cultural and religious importance in many societies, particularly among Muslims. It's a practice deeply rooted in tradition and faith, often performed during Eid al-Adha, also known as the Festival of Sacrifice. This festival...

Understanding Qurban: Fulfilling Spiritual Obligations In Islam

Understanding Qurban: Fulfilling Spiritual Obligations In Islam

The term "Qurban" (قربان) in Arabic refers to the act of sacrificial offering or animal sacrifice, particularly performed during the Islamic festival of Eid al-Adha. It stems from the root word "qaraba" (قرب), which means "to draw near'' or "to approach." This root...

4 Meaningful Lessons from the Treaty of Hudaybiyyah

4 Meaningful Lessons from the Treaty of Hudaybiyyah

In a world often fraught with conflict and discord, the art of diplomacy and conflict resolution holds immense importance.  One of the most striking examples of diplomatic success in the face of adversity is embodied in the events surrounding the Treaty of...

Are You Fully Trusting in Allah’s Infinite Mercy and Grace?

Are You Fully Trusting in Allah’s Infinite Mercy and Grace?

In life,  there will be times when we fail, succumb to our desires and go against the commands of Allah. Nevertheless, we must not lose hope in the mercy of Allah even as we repeatedly find ourselves committing mistakes. Instead, we should acknowledge our weaknesses...

Understanding the Significance of Prayer Etiquette

Understanding the Significance of Prayer Etiquette

In Islam, prayer is not merely a ritualistic act but a heartfelt communication with Allah, encompassing various needs and matters in believers' lives.  Prayers are a means for us to communicate with Allah (s.w.t.). These acts of supplication reflect Allah's invitation...

Which Surah in The Quran is The Easiest to Memorise?

Which Surah in The Quran is The Easiest to Memorise?

In the Noble Quran, there are a total of 114 surahs, and each surah shines like a precious gem, offering guidance, solace, and spiritual nourishment to the faithful. Yet, not all surahs are created equal when it comes to memorising them. Some, like Surah Al-Fatihah,...

Do You Comprehend the Words in Your Daily Prayers?

Do You Comprehend the Words in Your Daily Prayers?

Amidst the noise of our worldly concerns, there exists a sanctuary—a sacred space where our souls find peace and connect with the Almighty. This sanctuary is none other than the profound realm of Islamic prayer, where every whispered word holds a deep meaning of...

A Guide to Overcoming Sin and Embracing Allah’s Mercy

A Guide to Overcoming Sin and Embracing Allah’s Mercy

As human beings, we tend to commit sins because we are not perfect. Due to these shortcomings, we tend to fall short in performing our religious obligations or duties in our own ways.  Some may have habitual sins, while others engage in major ones. As a whole, none of...

15 Action-Packed Shows To Binge-Watch This Eid

15 Action-Packed Shows To Binge-Watch This Eid

While conversations and laughter fill the air, there's an undeniable charm in gathering around the screen to enjoy watching captivating stories together. This Eid, let's feel the excitement and joy of exploring the diverse range of Muslim-friendly entertainment...

Eid Etiquette: Dos and Don’ts for a Respectful Eid

Eid Etiquette: Dos and Don’ts for a Respectful Eid

Eid al-Fitr, also known as Hari Raya Aidilfitri in certain parts of the world, is a joyous occasion celebrated by Muslims around the world, marking the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting and spiritual reflection. It is a time for family and community gatherings,...

Duas For The Last 10 Days Of Ramadan

Duas For The Last 10 Days Of Ramadan

As the final days of Ramadan unfold, Muslims around the world immerse themselves in worship, seeking the boundless blessings and mercy of Allah SWT. Among the most profound acts of devotion during this sacred time are the heartfelt Duas (supplications) offered with...

The Excellence of Tarawih Prayer and Its Spiritual Benefits

The Excellence of Tarawih Prayer and Its Spiritual Benefits

The term "Tarawih" is the plural form of "Tarwihah," which linguistically means resting or taking a break. According to Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh), Tarawih prayer is a confirmed Sunnah prayer performed specifically during the nights of Ramadan. During the time of...

Fulfil Your Zakat Obligations with PERTAPIS

Fulfil Your Zakat Obligations with PERTAPIS

Editor's Note: This article pertains specifically to Singaporean readers.In this blessed month of Ramadan, our hearts are filled with gratitude and reflection. This sacred time beckons us to deepen our connection with Allah SWT and extend our hands in acts of kindness...

How To Deepen Your Connection with the Quran

How To Deepen Your Connection with the Quran

As Ramadan enters its midway point, we find ourselves drawing closer to a significant occasion. This pivotal event refers to the occasion when the Quran, the holy book of Islam, was first revealed to Prophet Muhammad ﷺ by Jibreel (AS). This momentous event took place...