This lovely, seemingly simple greeting etiquette has deep and broad roots in the Quran and hadith. In fact, it goes to the essence of our deen.
The Quran offers an abundance of wisdom and guidance, explaining the best and most holistic ways of living in this life. Learn what the Quran says about forgiveness and what makes this virtue so special.
The word “deen” (Arabic: دين) is often translated as “religion” or “faith.” However the concept of deen encompasses much more than just a belief system or set of practices.
Ramadan is one of the most sacred months in the Islamic calendar during which Muslims across the world fast from sunrise to sunset. Learn about its purpose, meaning, benefits, and more.
The Arabic word rizq رزق literally means provision. Learn the various meanings and usage of the word in the Quran as well as ways to increase rizq.
Learn about the origin, meaning, and translation of the word ‘Quran,’ the divine scripture for Muslims.
Asiya (ra), the wife of Firawn (Pharaoh) and foster mother of Prophet Musa (as), is recognized as one of the most virtuous women of Islam.
The Arabic word for heart (qalb) is mentioned in the Quran over a 100 times. Learn about the different types of hearts mentioned in the Quran.
The Qurān repeatedly implores us to be mindful. Learn more about the concept of muraqabah and 10 tips to start practicing mindfulness today,
Learn about the original, powerful Quranic meaning of the Arabic word ‘inshallah’ as well as its colloquial usage.
Animals of all kinds make frequent appearances in the Quran. Read for powerful reminders from the smallest creatures mentioned in the Quran.
Learn about the Kingdom of Sheba, lessons from the reign of Bilqis, and the account of her meeting with Suleiman (as).
Learn the meanings, benefits, origin, and usage of the Arabic phrase ‘mashallah.’
Born on an absolutely distinguished day, in the lunar month of Rabīʿ al-Awwal, the best of creations was brought to this earth to set straight the course of mankind and reveal to us the words of guidance from our Creator.
Cleanliness is mentioned as half of faith according to hadith. This article examines whether wudhu is obligatory for touching and reading the Quran according to the Quran and sunnah.
The Quran is the primary source of Islamic law and promotes secure living for all human beings by fighting corruption which diverts society toward negative direction. Thieves who victimize and terrify people while secretly stealing from them pose a serious threat to...
A believer lives a conscious life fueled by purpose and seeking betterment in all aspects of their reality, be it family matters, work, personal development, or community.
Alcohol, a common scientific name correlated to its products, wine, has always been a confabulation in the Islamic community. The Quran discusses wine or alcoholic/intoxicating products using the word khamr (خمر). According to hadith, khamr is what covers “intellect”...
The Quranic vision of Heaven is enriching, rewarding, and powerful. Learn about its meaning and description in the Quran.
In more than 750 places, the Qur’an directs humans to reason, contemplate, listen, and reflect.
Read the second part about what the Quran and hadith teach about Maryam (Mary), one of the most praiseworthy women in Islam.
Allāh has promised that a soul shall not be tested more than it can bear and the guidance for how to be patient has been given to us by Allāh Almighty.
Subhanallah is a powerful phrase that can only be interpreted into the English language rather than translated. This article will explore its meaning, usage, and more.
The Quran is replete with the description of cycles. Read to learn how they are linked to our lives and reflect on their ultimate lesson.