Deen Articles

Discover the beauty of Islam through the essence of faith and its practices, and enrich your spiritual journey with our collection of Deen articles.

5 Ways To Seek Forgiveness in Islam

5 Ways To Seek Forgiveness in Islam

We are aware that those who perform an evil deed, they will face consequences and be punished, be it in this world or the hereafter.  However, Allah has provided various avenues for us to attain salvation and seek forgiveness.  Here are five ways in which one can seek...

The Day of Ashura: Exploring the Spectrum of Events

The Day of Ashura: Exploring the Spectrum of Events

The Islamic calendar is rich with significant events, but few months hold the profound spiritual and historical importance of Muharram. As the first month of the Islamic lunar calendar, Muharram is considered one of the four sacred months in Islam.  Within this month,...

The Virtue of Patience & Growth in Muharram

The Virtue of Patience & Growth in Muharram

The month of Muharram holds deep significance in the Islamic calendar, emphasizing timeless lessons on patience (sabr) and spiritual growth. Beyond its historical events, Muharram offers profound insights into cultivating resilience and steadfastness in the face of...

The Significance of Hajr Aswad

The Significance of Hajr Aswad

The Hajr Aswad, or the Black Stone, holds immense significance in Islam. Located at the eastern corner of the Kaaba, this revered stone is a focal point for millions of pilgrims who perform Tawaf during Hajj and Umrah. While touching or kissing the Hajr Aswad is not...

Why Is Zulhijjah the Most Sacred Month in the Islamic Calendar?

Why Is Zulhijjah the Most Sacred Month in the Islamic Calendar?

Zulhijjah, the twelfth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, is a period rich in spiritual significance and opportunities for righteous deeds. This sacred month, especially its first ten days, holds a special place in the hearts of Muslims worldwide due to its...

Deepen Your Hajj Knowledge With These 10 Shows

Deepen Your Hajj Knowledge With These 10 Shows

Zulhijjah, the sacred month in the Islamic calendar, holds immense significance for Muslims around the world. It is during this time that the Hajj pilgrimage takes place, a journey of faith and devotion that every Muslim aspires to undertake at least once in their...

Embracing Tawakkul and Sacrifice During Zulhijjah

Embracing Tawakkul and Sacrifice During Zulhijjah

We are now in the sacred month of Zulhijjah, a time that brings forth the profound theme of ‘Sacrifice’. While the symbolism of Prophet Ibrahim’s (a.s) willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail (a.s) is central, there is another crucial concept that we as Muslims should...

What’s So Special About the First 10 Days of Zulhijjah?

What’s So Special About the First 10 Days of Zulhijjah?

The first ten days of Zulhijjah hold a unique and significant place in the Islamic calendar, signifying a period of profound spiritual opportunities and blessings. Muslims around the world cherish these days, as they were particularly emphasized by Prophet Muhammad...

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...