Changing the Name of a New Muslim: Custom or Religious?

Changing the Name of a New Muslim: Custom or Religious?

As a new Muslim, is there a problem with keeping my original name? Do I have to change my name, ...

Mosques and Meeting the Needs of New Muslims

Mosques and Meeting the Needs of New Muslims

How could the mosque responsibly contribute to the socio-cultural and emotional needs of new Mu ...

Consideration for Neighbors

Consideration for Neighbors

Prophet Muhammad warned his Companions against harming or upsetting neighbors. In a hadith repo ...

Relationship Between Boys and Girls

Relationship Between Boys and Girls

Sheikh Yusuf Estes talks about the relationship between boys and girls in Islam. ...

Q & A Session on Marriage

Q & A Session on Marriage

How do you progress getting to know a sister and you are not sure you want to propose to her? W ...

Everyone Counts

Everyone Counts

Are you of those who count? Are you an active member of your community? How should you contribu ...

New Reverts’ Christmas Dilemma

New Reverts’ Christmas Dilemma

How could a new Muslim go through New Year festivities and rise to the occasion? How could they ...

Examples of Righteousness

Examples of Righteousness

An explanation of hadith no. 36 from An-Nawawi's Forty Hadith. The hadith highlights several pr ...

Suicide and Despair in Islam

Suicide and Despair in Islam

How to deal with despair and suicidal thoughts, why one should never despair of the mercy of Al ...

Mosques in Islam: Purpose and Role

Mosques in Islam: Purpose and Role

Why are mosques established in Islam? What roles do they play? Beside prayer, what other roles ...

The Declaration of Faith: Between Text and Meaning

The Declaration of Faith: Between Text and Meaning

Is it obligatory for a new Muslim to say their declaration of faith in Arabic? Is it a norm or ...

Why Do Muslim Women Cover Their Heads?

Why Do Muslim Women Cover Their Heads?

Islam’s code of modesty extends to all aspects of one’s life, including attire. b, the head-cov ...

The Hijrah: History and Living Lessons

The Hijrah: History and Living Lessons

Hijrah to Madinah, no doubt, kindled the light of hope in the hearts of the early Muslims who s ...

Hijrah: Migration for Peace

Hijrah: Migration for Peace

It was when Prophet Muhammad began calling people to Islam after the revelation came to Him. He ...

Hijrah: Perfect Planning and Reliance on Allah

Hijrah: Perfect Planning and Reliance on Allah

Tawakkul (putting your trust in God) along with observing worldly material means is the compone ...

The Social System in Islam: Foundations and Practices

The Social System in Islam: Foundations and Practices

What is social system in Islam based on? What does the Islamic ideological society look like? H ...

The Fiqh of Udhiyah (The Sacrificial Animal)

The Fiqh of Udhiyah (The Sacrificial Animal)

This article discusses the meaning of Udhiyah, its legal ruling, the prerequisites, the time fo ...

New Muslims: Where and How to Learn Arabic?

New Muslims: Where and How to Learn Arabic?

I want to learn Arabic. As a beginner, what should I do? How should I proceed, and from where? ...

Prophet Muhammad: The Emancipator of Women’s Rights

Prophet Muhammad: The Emancipator of Women’s Rights

Because the Prophet’s intervention women were treated as equals, given rights. Learn how the Pr ...

That’s Why I Wear the Hijab

That’s Why I Wear the Hijab

You can choose either to be a product of a society that makes women second-class citizens by di ...