WITH THE NAME OF GOD, MOST GRACIOUS, MOST MERCIFUL FATWA ON THE SO-CALLED “ISLAMIC STATE” (FORMERLY “ISLAMIC STATE IN IRAQ & SYRIA”) Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds. Peace and blessings be upon His final messenger Muhammad. Due to recent events in the Middle East and their impact on some people…Read more FATWA ON THE SO-CALLED “ISLAMIC STATE” (FORMERLY “ISLAMIC STATE IN IRAQ & SYRIA”)
There is no god but God, Muhammad is the messenger of God. FATWA (RULING) ON FASTING IN RAMADAN IN THE UNITED KINGDOM DURING SUMMER Bismillah. 1. A number of people have asked me since last year about the excessive length of fasting during UK summer months. 2. This has included those new to the practice…Read more Fatwa On Fasting In Ramadan In The UK During Summer
"But now in our time, we may say - and we are hearing and seeing, also - that the scholars, ulama, who came before our time were stronger than we are; they could understand more than we do. Yes, it is so. Therefore, our writers or thinkers can do only a translation from their books,…Read more Scholars, Sufis and Diamonds…
The rise of Takfiri movements has caused outrage all across traditionally majority Muslim regions of the world and elsewhere. Tariq Ramadan discusses this frightening phenomenon with Paul Salahuddin Armstrong, Co-Director of the Association of British Muslims.
"Circulate knowledge and teach the ignorant, for knowledge does not vanish except when it is kept secret." ~ Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, (Bukhari 1:98) "O Allah, teach him wisdom" ~ Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, (Bukhari 5:100). "The best among you are those who learn the Qur'an and teach it." ~ Prophet…Read more Circulate Knowledge
Should we ask a mullah, if we can ask a mullah? The "ask a mullah" phenomenon is getting silly, people are asking what face cream should we use, can legs be waxed, can we eat tofu, is it permissible to be interviewed for a job by someone of the opposite sex etc. The truly sad…Read more Should We Ask A Mullah, If We Can Ask A Mullah?
"Time for reflection? Who is really representing the deen of Islam? Who is really working for the good of the Ummah (Human Family)? Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, warned us that we get the leaders we deserve. Which certainly makes sense, as leaders of all kinds, religious and political, emerge from and are supported…Read more We Need 21st Century Scholars!