Islamic Knowledge Archive

Importance & Blessings of Tahajjud Prayer

Salah is one of the five pillars of Islam. A prayer is generally a means of remembrance of Allah SWT, and getting His mercy and blessings. It is of two types: first is the obligatory Namaz, which is to be offered five times a day at specific times with no choice of skipping it under

Six Basic Beliefs of Muslims in Islam

Muslims are the ones who are followers of Allah. They have belief in Islam so they worship Allah and confess that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is the last Prophet of Allah. As Islam is the religion of faith and it is one of the fastest growing religions in the world. With the passage of time, the

Benefits of Salah (Prayers) in Islam- According to the Quran & Hadith

Namaz (Salat) is one of the 5 most important pillars of Islam, that needs to perform five times a day. Salah is an Arabic word that means “worship”, a major act of worship that is obligatory on every Muslim. Salah or prayer is a practical sign of obedience to the commands of Allah Almighty, the

Importance of Salah- The Second Pillar of Islam

Salah is the second pillar of Islam after Shahadah (Faith). Muslims are required to pray five times a day. Being a Muslim, it is obligatory for us to offer Salah five times a day regularly. The prayers spread throughout the day at dawn, around noon, afternoon, sunset, and in the evening. Salah has to be

The Concept of Halal & Haram in Islam According to Quran & Hadith

Halal is the Quranic terms used in the Holy Quran which means permitted, allowed, legal, or lawful. Haram is its opposite means forbidden, unlawful, illegal, or unlawful. In religion Islam, there are things declared as Halal and there are things which are forbidden and declared as Haram. We as a Muslim should try to follow

The Virtues & Manners of Adhan in Islam

Adhan is an Arabic word which means “to call or inform.” In the religious term, Adhan means holy words uttered to inform Muslims about the time of prayer. A person who calls adhan is called a “Muezzin”. Adhan is called five times a day to remind Muslims to offer five obligatory prayers. Adhan is the formal call

Importance of Worship According to the Quran & Sunnah – Types of Worship in Islam

According to the religion of Islam, worship is the very purpose of our existence.  Worship defines as: “inclusive term for all that Allah Almighty loves of external and internal sayings and actions of a person.” Worship is not just offering prayer, fasting, and giving charity, worship is everything that an individual says or does to please

Society under the Rashidun caliphate

After the demise of the Holy Prophet (SAW), the Rashidun caliphate took the leadership of Muslims in Arab. Soon, the Muslim empire expanded its territory from Arab to the regions earlier that came under the Roman and Persian Empires. Muslim armies destroyed the power of these empires to help build an Islamic rule which is

Prophets and messengers in Islam: Belief and Obedience

Allah Almighty has given guidance to the mankind through his prophets in Islam. Although Prophets are human beings Allah SWT selected them to convey his message to the human beings in this world. Therefore, the prophethood is God-given and no individual has the ability to self-originate it. According to the Quran, Only those people were

Reforms under 2nd Caliph of Islam Hazrat Umar (RA)

Hazrat Umar Farooq (RA) was one of the most prominent Sahabi and power caliphs of Islam. He (RA) was a mighty figure before the advent of Islam in the Arab region. As a follower of the Holy Prophet (SAW), He (RA) played an influential role in the propagation of Islam. However, his services as 2nd