Animal Sacrifice

Importance of Animal Sacrifice in Islam

Islam is the completest of all the religions. Same like other obligations, sacrifice of animals is also obligatory for Muslims once a year. For every community we have ordained the ritual of sacrifice so that they may pronounce the name of God over the cattle which He has blessed them with because your God is […]

Prophet Ibrahim

Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham)

Overview: Muslims honor and respect the Prophet Ibrahim (known in the Arabic language as Ibrahim). The Quran describes him as “a man of truth, a prophet” (Quran 19:41). Many aspects of Islamic worship, including pilgrimage and prayer, recognize and honor the importance of the life and teachings of this great prophet. The Quran sums up […]

eid al-adha

Eid al-Adha, History and Importance

What is Eid al-Adha? At the end of the Hajj (annual pilgrimage to Mecca), Muslims throughout the world celebrate the holiday of Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice). In 2014, Eid al-Adha will begin on or around October 4th/5th, and will last for three days. What does Eid al-Adha commemorate? During the Hajj, Muslims remember and […]

Status of a Muslim Woman

Status of a Muslim Woman

Islam is the noble and completest of all the religions. It focuses a lot on the status of a Muslim woman. During a period when remains of the world, from Greece and Rome to India and China, considered ladies as no better than youngsters or even slaves, with no rights at all, Islam recognized ladies’ […]