Slavery is a despicable practice invented by mankind and abhorred by God. Even though there are no direct words in the Quran that prohibit slavery, yet slavery was indeed prohibited by God in the Quran by virtue of the fact that slavery constitutes a direct violation of some important Quranic rules. The prohibition of slavery […]

The Quran defines the concept of the Zakat (Obligatory Charity) and outlines all the guidelines related to its payment. This page presents all related aspects of this religious duty. 1- When was the Zakat first decreed and to whom? According to the Quran, the Zakat was decreed from as far back as the time of […]

  The advocates of hadith, in their persistent attempts to justify its legality, claim that it is not possible to practice Islam by using the Quran alone. To justify their case, they refer to a number of Quranic incidents which are not fully detailed in the Quran but whose details were given by God to […]

“God is the light of the heavens and the earth. The allegory of His light is that of a concave mirror within a lamp that is placed inside a glass. The glass is like a radiant planet, which is lit from a blessed olive-producing tree that is neither eastern, nor western. It’s oil is virtually […]

“But deliberate neglect or, as with some of the “modernists,” complete denial of the Sunnah is nothing but open contravention of the Holy Book.”[1] – Shah Shahidullah Faridi From the traditionalist perspective, following the sunnah of the Prophet is an integral part of the faith and is commanded by the Quran itself. The charge levelled […]