Blessing of the Rain

A few days ago, it was raining in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. For us who live in area that rarely got rain, the rain was a moment of joy, mercy and blessings from Allah Subhanahu wa ta’ala. Alhamdulillah. We should be ...

Sholat 101: The journey to Allah, recited Al-Fatihah in every raka’at of prayer

In the name of Allah the Most Loving and Love-Giving. All Praise to be to Allah O Muslima.. Have we strived to ensure our sholat (prayers) are what the Prophet has taught? The performance of Sholat (prayer) was “the first act of worship” ...

Sholat 101 (Part Two): Sunnah Prayers are to cover the deficiency of Fard Prayers

Beside compulsory prayers (Sholatul waajib), there are sholat Rawatib (Sunnah Mu’akkadah). These kinds of prayers (sholat) are really suggested to do sometime before or / and after doing the compulsory ones. Rawatib prayer (certain supererogatory exercises of optional prayers) is recommended that ...

Sholat (prayers) 101 (Part One): ‘The first deed of a person to be reckoned for on the Day of Judgment’

O Muslima, sholat is obligatory Muslim prayers, ritual activity that is performed by a Muslim to communicate with Allah, the Almighty, and is conducted five times each day. It is the second pillar of Islam after saying syahadah, two testimonial ...

How Much do You Know about Witr Prayer?

When did the Messenger performing Witr prayer? She Radiyallaha ‘anha said, “Messenger of Allah accomplished Witr prayer every night and lasted until dawn (sahoor).” (Hadits narrated by Bukhari Muslim). That is when it was fajr (morning) kadzib. I.e. white light that looks ...

Taraweeh & Ramadan Complete Each Other. Are you going to strive to complete your Deen?

Mentioning ‘Taraweeh‘ reminds us of the holy month of Ramadan. Of course because the Taraweeh prayer is synonymous with this blessed month.  This special night prayer performed during Ramadan either individually or in congregation after praying isha. The first Taraweeh ...

Niyyat and Du’a before Fast (Sahoor) and before Break the Fast (Iftaar)

Bismillahirrahmaanirrahiim, Ramadan is coming soon, I just want to remind everyone to make niyaat (intentions) before fasting. Also not to forget make du’a for iftaar (breaking the fast). I know most of us know the dua’s to be read at the ...

Do’a Safar

Traveling is a part of our daily lives. It is not just when we go out of town/country, but also when we go out of the house. Prophet ‘alaihi shalatu wasallam taught us to pray when we enter into vehicles, ...

Do’a Safar

Traveling is a part of our daily lives. It is not just when we go out of town/country, but also when we go out of the house. Prophet ‘alaihi shalatu wasallam taught us to pray when we enter into vehicles, ...

The beautiful Ayat, Ayat-ul-Kursi (اية الكرسي)

Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakaatuh.. In the name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of all the worlds. May Allah bestow His peace and blessings upon His Servant and Messenger Muhammad and upon all ...