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Question: How is the time for Fajr, Zuhr, ‘Asr, Maghrib and ‘Isha prayers determined?
Answer: According to the established Sunnah of the Prophet (sws), the five prayers have been fixed at five specific times of the day. In the Arabic language, Fajr, Zuhr, ‘Asr,
Throughout the period of the Indian National movement, precisely at the second half of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century when the concept of nationalism was being intensively set in motion, a group of political leaders sought the theological base of the movement and virtually paid much attention to
Lest We Forget
An atmosphere of free investigation is essential to the progress of science. In former times, however, such an atmosphere was extremely rare, thanks to various kinds of man-made beliefs. There were many cases in those days of an intelligent, scholarly person discovering a certain truth while pondering o
This surah is the counterpart of Surah ‘Asr, the previous surah. Even a cursory look at both thesurahs reveals a clear similarity in their themes. In the previous surah, the character of persons who will be salvaged in the Hereafter is depicted. They are those who exho
An important question which Muslim economists face in these times is the status of the stock exchange. Is trading on the stock exchange haram?Is it really gambling as some people say?
The stock exchange is a market place where shares are bought and sold. By buying the shares of a company, you,