Month of Safar: Facts and Fiction

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Safar, the 2nd month of the Islamic Calendar, has commenced, alhamdulillaah.

Quoting authentic references, I would like to dispel certain false beliefs and superstitious customs which are unfortunately found prevalent among some sections of Muslim society with regard to the month of Safar. 

Some Muslims believe that this month brings bad luck; it is a month of bad omen, we must not initiate any good work in this month, one must not marry blah, blah…….all stupid, baseless thoughts!!

The month of Safar is like all other months. The Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) condemned what is said about this month. Abu Hurayrah (radhiyallahu Anhu) reported from the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi wa Sallam) that: Continue reading

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Surah Nooh: Dual Interpretation

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Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu.

While teaching the prescribed Suwar (pl. of Surah) to the students, I always feel that the English meaning given in the Islamic Studies text books – I Love Islam and Learning Islam – are not up to the mark. They are at times substandard.  Continue reading

Virtues of Dhul Hijjah

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله

May Allah Bless humanity and all Muslim brothers and sisters throughout the world in this blessed month of Dhul Hijjah.

Kindly find huge resources on the virtues of the First Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah, and related material on Umrah, Hajj, Eid al Adhaa, Sacrifice, Tahmeed, Takbeer, Tahleel, Tasbeeh etc. here

Sal-lal-laahu-Alaa-Muhammad, Sal-lal-laahu-Alaihi-Wa-Sallam.

Baarakallaahu Feekum.

Evaluation Sheet for the Month of Ramadhaan

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I extend my hearty greetings to every one of you on the blessed Ramadhaan occasion.

🙂  R A M A D H A A N      M U B A A R A K  🙂

Kindly find this Self-evaluation Sheet made for the month of Ramadhaan.

This will not only indicate what one has to do in Ramadhaan but also help in keeping a track on one’s performance thus providing an opportunity to improve and focus on consistency, inshaaAllah.

PS: This Self-Evaluation Programme was done primarily for my school students but can be used by anyone who cares for his/her Personality Development, inshaaAllah.

Baarakallaah.

For Ramadhaan Resources, please visit https://yassarnalquran.wordpress.com/  inshaaAllah.

Jazakallaahu Khayra.

Ministry Exam in Sharjah, May/June 2017

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Today we got the Portion for the Ministry Exam to be conducted in the Emirate of Sharjah for the Year ending 2016-17.

Grade 10, 11 and 12 will write their Islamic Studies Exam on 29th May 2017.

And Grades 6 to 9 will have theirs on 8th June 2017.

Following is the prescribed Syllabus for all grades:  Continue reading

It is sinful to celebrate Valentine’s Day

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Why Muslims Should Not Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

This question may be answered in several ways:

1 – In Islam, the festivals are clearly defined and well established, and no additions or subtractions may be accepted. They are an essential part of our worship and there is no room for personal opinion. They have been prescribed for … Continue reading

Surah al Haaqqah, Verses 25-37

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Year 11 Notes: SURAH AL –HAAQQAH (VERSES 25-37)

Q1.What will the disbelievers and sinners be handed on the Day of Judgement? What will that signal?  Continue reading

Surah al Haaqqah, Verses 19-24

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Year 11 Notes: SURAH AL- HAAQQAH ( VERSES 19-24)

Q1. Identify the hadeeth about the rewards of Jannah.

Ans. Abu Hurayrah (R.A) narrated that Rasoolulah said, “ Whoever enters Paradise will be entertained and will never suffer. His clothes will never fade and his youth will never end. In Paradise there is what an eye has never seen, what an ear has never heard and what a heart has never thought of.”   Continue reading

Ramadhaan Mubaarak :)

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Alhamdulillaah was-salaatu-was-salaamu ‘ala Rasoolillaah.

🙂 Wishing all my readers RAMADHAAN MUBAARAK:)

Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuhu.

When the mega month of Ramadhaan rises in a Muslim’s life, he compliments himself on this singular good fortune and becomes agog with excitement. He has been given a golden opportunity to refine himself through fasting and through the spiritual nourishment of the glorious Qur’an. The whole community rises to the occasion and greets the month which brings in its wake innumerable possibilities and privileges.

In this splendid scenario, this Page is dedicated to all brothers & sisters in Islam, alhamdulillah. Continue reading

Facts about Israa wal Me’raaj

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Every year in the month of Rajab, we find Muslims around the world discussing/celebrating about this unique incident that took place in the glorious life of Prophet Muhammad sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam. It has become a common ‘belief’ among general Muslims that this fascinating episode took place in the month of Rajab while the fact is otherwise! Continue reading