The Islamic New Year

By: Shaykh Dr Haitham Al-Haddad The Islamic New Year has come upon us – but why do we still consider and follow this calendar when everything around us revolves around the Gregorian calendar? The Hijrī calendar is not just any calendar, it is an extension of our Islamic faith and continuation of our Islamic heritage. … Continued

Your Dhul-Hijjah questions answered

The Ten Days of Dhul-Hijjah: Fasting the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah: Giving charity in Dhul-Hijjah: Reciting Qur’an in Dhul-Hijjah: The Sacrifice (Udhiyah) Fasting on the Day of Arafah: The Takbeers on the days of Tashreeq: Cutting hair or nails in Dhul-Hijjah: Important advice on Qurbani: Making up Ramadan fasts in Dhul-Hijjah: Should I keep … Continued

Your Zakat questions answered

Important Zakat Advice: Best way to calculate your Zakat Who can receive Zakat? Shall I give Zakat local or abroad? Can Zakat be used for community projects? Can Zakat be given to family members? Which family members pays Zakat? Which Nisab to use for Zakat – gold or silver? Is Zakat due on a mortgage? … Continued

3 Keys to Your Successful Marriage

By: Shaykh Dr Ali Ahmed Every marriage experiences ups and downs. These may arrive in the form of moments of joy or moments of frustration. The moments can yield long periods of love and care for one another or periods of inattentiveness and maybe even neglect. The mistake many couples make is assuming that a … Continued

Marriage & The Project of a Lifetime

By: Shaykh Ali Hammuda A successful marriage should in theory last a lifetime. As a result, there is a lifetime’s worth of work that needs to be done between spouses to make the marriage function well. This also means that for marriages that are struggling, there are many ways in which a couple can be … Continued