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Why has Allah given such preference to those who have knowledge to those who do not? The role of the Prophets was to impart knowledge to the creation, knowledge directly from our Creator, about His Self and Attributes, as well as how humans are to please Him and avoid His anger. Here we see the importance of knowledge in the life of a Muslim. In order that He worship Allah correctly, do deeds which please Allah and avoid what angers Him, the Muslim must seek knowledge. If they do not, they will live their entire lives doing things which might actually oppose the teachings of the religion, causing him to earn the punishment of Allah instead of His forgiveness.


Hijrah, or Hegira was the migration of Prophet Muhammad PBUH (year 622) from Mecca to Medina in order to escape persecution by the Kafir Quraish. The date represents the starting point of the Muslim era. Prophet Muhammad himself dated his correspondence, treaties, and proclamations after other events of his life. It was Sayyidina Umar bin Khattab RA, the second caliph, who in the year 639, introduced the Hijrah era. Sayyidina Umar bin Khattab RA started the first year (After Hegira-ah) with the first day...


Imagine if  the body soap or hand soap that we use contains any material from swine. We should get another shower and re-wash our hands. Eight years ago, that issue questioned by muslim experts. On the seminar “Washing Hands From Islam Point of View” held by Department of Health of Indonesia in Hotel Lumire, Jakarta, on Monday October 19, 2009, scholars and muslim intellectuals suggested that ‘halal’ or ‘haram’ label should be put on soaps....


By Ustadz Ahmad Jameel    Question: Assalamualaikum Wr Wb, Ustadz, I am a mother with children.Could you elaborate what is count as bad habits, especially for teenagers, and how to change it? Thank you.   Answer: Wa’alaikumsalam Wr Wb,  Raising kids who has got bad habits can be annoying. For example, when if you have a daughter who talks loudly,or when she let dirty dishes piling up in the kitchen, neither she has an intention...


“There are no difference whether we build 10 or 100 boarding schools. It requires the same level of energy and thoughts. It will also require the same level of hard work and commitment. It will be better if we build more (boarding schools),” said Kyai Yusuf. “We should create a bigger goals and think about bigger dreams. We will be able to build 100 boarding schools, not 10. Bismillah!”