A cursory survey of the condition of the Ummah indicates that it has not escaped the terrible rot of degeneration and decadence that has overtaken the whole world.
Nabi(Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam)said, “Salah is a pillar of Deen” (Baihaqi) Some Jurists further elucidated that he who established Salah established Deen and he who disregarded it destroyed Deen.
The current situation in Syria is regarded to be the worst disaster of the century. Bilaadush Shaam – better known as Syria today is a land that is rich in Islamic significance and history.
“The death in the way of Allah (Shahaadah) becomes Kafaarah (Compensation) for everything besides Debt.”(Muslim)
Drug addiction and abuse has reached pandemic proportions. It has left a trail of devastation in the lives of many drug addicts, their families and loved ones.
It is Sunnah to visit the sick. Visiting the sick is highly rewarding, helps one to reflect and reminds us that good health is indeed a great bounty and gift from Allah Ta'ala for which we must be grateful.
Zakah is Fardh (compulsory) upon every sane adult Muslim (male and female) who possesses net-Zakatable assets (i.e. Zakatable assets over and above one's basic needs minus liabilities) to the value of Nisab (minimum threshold) for one's Zakatable (lunar) year.
One the most effective ways of gaining reward and happiness is to bring happiness to others. Islam teaches us to be well-wishers of others. Be merciful to those on earth and those in the heavens will be merciful to you.