Is Television Haram?

EVEN NON-MUSLIM Americans are often amazed at Islam’s ability to inspire reverts to give up harmful habits. Experts on the American prison system admit that conversion to Islam in prison is the single most powerful indicator of likely rehabilitation. Nothing else –…

The Final Return | Part 6

Experience in the Barzakh In the state of Barzakh, the soul experiences either the reward of comfort or the pain of punishment. In the case of the disbeliever, the Barzakh is the second place of punishment after the ‘trance of death’ and…

Respecting Ḥayâ’ | Part 1

The Quranic word Al-Ḥayâ’ is translated as “modesty, shyness, moderation and decency” in English.  It carries the sense of “diffidence, reserve, timidity, hesitancy in self-assertion,” especially before the awesome Allah, but also in accord with holding in reverence all those in Allah’s…