Are Angels Male or Female?

The Arabic word “malaa’ikat = مَلاَئِكَة” , which is translated as “angels”, means “messengers” (Mufradat, art. الك). “Jinn” is a common noun used for “beings hidden from perceptions”. The word…

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Is Human the Successor (Khalifa) of God?

IS HUMAN THE SUCCESSOR (KHALIFA) OF GOD? (The Issue of Successor and Predecessor)             God the Almighty commands: وَإِذْ قَالَ رَبُّكَ لِلْمَلَائِكَةِ إِنِّي جَاعِلٌ فِي الْأَرْضِ خَلِيفَةً قَالُوا أَتَجْعَلُ فِيهَا…

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Basmala

“Bismi Allahi alrrahmani alrraheemi”, known as the Basmala, has various translations in English. Differences arise from the words ‘Rahman’ and ‘Raheem’. The root of both words is ‘rahmat’. ‘Rahmat’, commonly…

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What are ablution breakers?

Situations which break the ablution of people, are summarized in the following verse: يَاۤ اَيُّهَا الَّذ۪ينَ اٰمَنُوۤا اِذَا قُمْتُمْ اِلَى الصَّلٰوةِ فَاغْسِلُوا وُجُوهَكُمْ وَاَيْدِيَكُمْ اِلَى الْمَرَافِقِ وَامْسَحُوا بِرُؤُۧسِكُمْ وَاَرْجُلَكُمْ اِلَى…

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Doubt and Faith

You might be referring to the following verse: فَبِأَيِّ آلَاء رَبِّكَ تَتَمَارَى “Then which of the favors of your Lord do you doubt?”  (An-Najm/The Star 53:55) The verse indicates that…

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