Islam Archive

Fasting-related verses in the holy Quran

[The Quran 2:183-185] O you who believe, fasting is decreed for you, as it was decreed for those before you, that you may attain salvation. Specific days (are designated for fasting); if one is ill or traveling, an equal number of other days may be substituted. Those who can fast, [ Continue reading…]

There is no compulsion in religion, is it?!

According to more than 90% of the Quran there shall be no compulsion in religion. That’s good and makes sense because religion itself cannot be proved or disproved so any kind of applying force to implement any particular religion is utterly nonsense. Religion is based on belief and belief itself [ Continue reading…]

Riba (interest, usury) and Modern Banking System

Now let us come to point, usury. taking usury is a terrible sin which can lead a person to hell. Terrible warning is issued from God almighty. For example, God does not say if you do not do obligatory fasting during Ramadan you have to go to hell. So we [ Continue reading…]

Salat (Namaz, Prayer) verses in the holy Quran

[The Quran 2:3-5] who believe in the unseen, observe the Contact Prayers (Salat), and from our provisions to them, they give to charity. And they believe in what was revealed to you, and in what was revealed before you, and with regard to the Hereafter, they are absolutely certain. These [ Continue reading…]

Heart of Islam: Meditation

Practicing long time night meditation is crucial for a true Muslim. Most of the fake Muslims are busy for many mechanical and mindless rituals such as salats, fasting, hajj etc. On the other hand, God commanded Prophet Muhammad to do mediation almost half time of every night which is quite [ Continue reading…]

Hearing God’s instructions via Dhikr and meditation

[The Quran 2:186]  When My servants ask you about Me, I am always Near. I answer their prayers when they pray to Me. The people shall respond to Me and believe in Me, in order to be guided. God almighty answers our prayers when we pray but most of the [ Continue reading…]

Can husband beat his wife?

[The Quran 4:34] The men are made responsible for the women, and GOD has endowed them with certain qualities, and made them the bread earners. The righteous women will cheerfully accept this arrangement, since it is GOD’s commandment, and honor their husbands during their absence. If you experience rebellion from [ Continue reading…]

Are messengers (rasul) better than you?

RASHAD SAID… This article is directed to the Submitters who believe Rashad  Khalifa was a messenger of God . Unfortunately, many Submitters are  using Rashad’s materials as secondary sources besides the Quran and have  forgotten the essential message preached by Rashad himself:  to uphold  the Quran, the whole Quran, and [ Continue reading…]

Tradition vs Religion

Humans often confuse cultural traditions with God’s Religion. For example: in certain cultures, the head-covering for both men and women is often perceived as a religious requirement rather than a simple traditional dress. Moreover, the confusion is enhanced when the tradition of covering the head evolves and becomes an erroneously [ Continue reading…]

Salat in the Quran

INTRODUCTION   Despite the fifteen centuries since Muslims have been praying five times a day, there is still some debate about the number of Salats (prayers) mentioned in the Quran.  Some people argue that since there are 3 Salats mentioned by name in the Quran – dawn, middle, evening (24:58, [ Continue reading…]