Ramadan

Ramadan

The countdown to Ramadan 1435 / 2014 has begun! This Ramadan Guide takes you through all the basics about Ramadan and fasting. Ramadan is the 9th month in the Islamic calendar, the month in which the Holy Qur'an was first revealed to Prophet Muhammad (saw). It is a time when Muslims around the world fast from dawn to sunset. Read »

  • Ramadan Countdown

    Ramadan countdown

    The 2014 Ramadan countdown clock. How many days until Ramadan? Check the timer.
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  • Ramadan Glossary

    Ramadan glossary

    A list of terms & phrases associated with the Holy month of Ramadan, from Dua to Zakat.
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  • Sawm

    Sawm (Fasting)

    Sawm is the fourth Pillar of Islam, done during the entire month of Ramadan and at other times of the year.
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Hijab vs. Western Dress

Hijab vs. western dress

France bans the Niqab but parents can buy sexy clothing for their 7-year-old daughters and send them for pole-dancing lessons. Today's Western society gone mad - surely a little more decency would not go amiss...
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London Prayer Times

London prayer times

Fed up with apps that need constant updating and require payment to unlock extra features? Follow this guide on how to add the London Salat Times calendar to your iPhone, iPad or iPod and never miss salat again.
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Halal Food Demystified

Halal food demystified

Some Muslims are unaware of what denotes Halal when it comes to food. Most non-Muslims prefer non-Halal meat, mainly because of the belief that the Halal slaughter process is cruel. Let's attempt to clear up the myths...
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Wudhu

Wudhu

How Wudhu is performed in 10 steps, what invalidates Wudhu and some other common sense advice. Wudhu is required before praying the five daily prayers and it follows a set procedure for cleansing the body.
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  • Qur'an

    Qur'an: In your language or in Arabic?

    How are you supposed to read and understand the Qur'an in Arabic when you don't speak one word? How does a new Muslim set out to learn about their new religion in their own language?

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  • The Shahada Explained

    The Shahada explained

    The Shahada is the first Pillar of Islam and is often cited as the most important. A single honest recitation of the Shahada in Arabic is the only initial requirement to enter Islam.

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  • Life after the Shahada

    Life after the Shahada

    What happens next after saying the Shahada? What does the Shahada encompass and how much does your life change?

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  • Ayat of the Day