The Foundations of Faith | Part 2

Chapter 2: Tawḥīd al-Rubūbiyyah (Oneness of Lordship) Concerning its meaning, then linguistically, the word rubūbiyyah is the verbal noun of rababa, from which the word rabb (lord) has been derived. The word rubūbiyyah is an attribute of Allah, having been derived from…

The Political Aspect of Islam

Islamic legislation has introduced basic principles and general rules in political matters which act as the basis upon which the Islamic State is built. The ruler of the Muslim State executes and implements the commands of Allah (SWT). Allah (SWT) says: Do…

The Pillars of Islam | Part 2

The Second Pillar: Salaah (Prayer) It is obligatory upon you to establish the prayer [Salaah] for it is the backbone of the Religion; without it, one’s Islam would not be complete. Striking an example between the Religion and a camel, the Prophet…

The Foundations of Faith | Part 1

Introduction Obviously, every Muslim realizes the importance of faith, alongside the numerous gains and advantages it has for the faithful, both in this life and in the hereafter. Without a sound faith, no worldly or heavenly benefit can be obtained; hence it…

The Pillars of Islam | Part 1

The types of worship which are performed physically and verbally are called the Pillars of Islam. They are the foundations upon which the Religion is built and by which a person is regarded a Muslim. These pillars are as follows: The two…