Tag Archives: Bukhari

Spend the last 10 days in I’thikaaf

I`tikaf is the seclusion and staying in the Masjid with the intention of becoming closer to Allah by doing constant remembrance, glorification and worship of Allah Ta’aala. One should perform as many Nafil prayers as possible and recite much of the Qur’an and its meanings,

First Caliph, Abu Bakr

The First Caliph, Abu Bakr (632-634 A.C.) Abu Bakr (‘The Owner of Camels’) was not his real name. He acquired this name later in life because of his great interest in raising camels. His real name was Abdul Ka’aba (‘Slave of Ka’aba’), which Muhammad (peace

Amma Hawwa (RA) “Eve”

Hawwa was the first woman and the first Muslimah to be created by Allah (s.w.t).In fact, her name means “the source of life”. The name Hawwa itself is not mentioned in the Qur’an but is mentioned in hadeeth literature. For it is there that we