Muharram: Start of the Islamic New Year
15th October was the start of the Islamic year 1437AH, marking the 1st day of Muharram. It is recommended to fast on the day preceding and on the 10th of Muharram, the day of Ashura Sat 24th Oct, or on Ashura and the day following
The Stone of Justice
A wonderful story from the past, plainly demonstrating the significance of social justice in Islam.
Be sure We shall test you with something of fear and hunger some loss in goods or lives or the fruits (of your toil) but give glad tidings to those who patiently perservere. Who say when afflicted with calamity,'To Allah we belong and to Him is our return,' [Al-Qur'an 2:155]