“And there is a type of man who gives his life to earn the pleasure of God. And God is full of kindness to His servants.” (The Quran, Surah al-Baqarah, 2:2O7). Suhayb ar-Rumi (ra) was among one of the few people in history to be honored with a Quranic revelation addressing his deeds. He was … Continue reading Featured Sahabi: Suhayb Ar-Rumi (RA)
Dr. Farjana Khan is the Founder/President of A.K.K.I Inc. a non-profit organization that helps domestic violence victims, victims of In-Law Abuse (emotional and physical), victims of sexual abuse by family members, and victims of family drug abuse. She has been a part of many TV/Radio talk show appearances, addressing everything from Islamophobia and Education, to Muslim Family Therapy and Life Coaching. Continue reading Watch Yourself, An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Farjana Khan
Have you taken a moment to think about the concept of grace in Islam? Do you know where this verse is from? Does the concept of grace resonate with you as something that your heart and soul yearn for? In this verse the arabic word (فضل) is used to describe Allahs grace. We learn that … Continue reading Grace in Islam
Eid al-Adha is known by many names worldwide. It is called Eid al-Kabīr (or the greater Eid), or Eid al-Baqarah (Eid of cows) by many in the Arabic speaking world. It is referred to as the Festival of the Sacrifice in English, Opferfest in German, and Kurban Bayramı in Turkish. Continue reading Eid Al-Adha
“And He committed the sea to serve you; you eat from it tender meat and extract jewelry which you wear. And you see the ships roaming it for your commercial benefits, as you seek His bounties, that you may be appreciative.” [ 16:14] Continue reading Quran Excerpts: The Ocean
To understand the Hijri calendar…we have to go back to the days of the Prophet Muhammed (pbuh). In 622 Common Era (CE) the Prophet Muhammed (pbuh) emigrated from Mecca to Medina (which was called Yathrib at the time). This was the point in time that was designated as the start of the Islamic Hijri calendar. Continue reading What is the Islamic New Year?
“Leave that about which you are in doubt for that which you are in no doubt” [Al-Tirmidhi and Al-Nasaii] Continue reading Hadith 11: Doubt
Considering marriage? Looking for the right things to say? Its important to be honest about your values and beliefs when entering marriage. These are a list of questions that you can use as conversation starters with your potential spouse… Continue reading Questions to ask a potential spouse!
He is considered the Father of Monotheism because he is the earliest prophet, aside from Adam (as), which Muslims, Christians, and Jews agree upon. The lineage of most of the prophets and their people can be traced through Ibrahim’s (as) 2 sons, Ishaaq (as) or Isaac and Ismael (as) or Ishmael. Ishaaq (as) was the father of Yaqoob (as), also known as Jacob or Israel. Yaqoob (as) had 12 sons, which are known as Bani Israel, or the 12 tribes of Israel. Continue reading Featured Prophet: Ibrahim
Iqama Magazine is proud to present 4 new quarterly competitions for our readers and podcast listeners. Continue reading Iqama Magazine Competition Announcement! Quarter 4, 2018