Category Archives: Wisdoms

The Medical Benefits of Ablution

O you who believe! when you prepare for prayer, wash your faces, and your hands (and arms) to the elbows; Rub your heads (with water); and (wash) your feet to the ankles. (al-Ma’idah, 6) Every Muslim makes the ritual ablution … Continue reading

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Imam Sufyaan and Poetry

Some of the deepest of emotions Sufyaan felt he could express in Verse form only. His poems are meant to be spoken and read in Arabic, so the reader should of course expect a loss in meaning and beauty in … Continue reading

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Advice from Hassan al Basri (avoid being proud)

He advised some of his students admonishing the about avoiding the state of being proud. he said: 1. Do not deceive yourself into becoming too proud because you are in a good or righteous environment, for there is no place … Continue reading

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Why was ‘Eesa (peace be upon him) singled out to be lifted up into heaven?

Praise be to Allaah.Allaah has encompassed all things by His mercy and knowledge and He has encompassed all things by His might and power. Glory be to Him; His is great wisdom, His will is always executed and His might … Continue reading

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Why did Sarah feel jealous of Hajar even though she was a woman of such righteousness and virtue?

Praise be to Allaah.A woman’s jealousy towards her co-wives is something that is entirely natural, and it is not something that only some women feel and not others. Hence she will not be called to account for it unless she … Continue reading

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Why are some things forbidden in this world when they are permitted in Paradise?

Praise be to Allaah. In His Holy Book, Allaah has mentioned Paradise and what He has prepared therein. He has mentioned the attributes of Paradise and of its people in numerous places in the Qur’aan, such as the aayaat (interpretation … Continue reading

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Why did Allaah create the heavens and the earth in six days when He is able to have created it in less time?

Praise be to Allaah.One of the firm beliefs held by people of deep faith and complete Tawheed is that the Lord, may He be exalted, is able to do all things, and His power is without limits. He has absolute … Continue reading

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The reason why divorce is in the man’s hands, and the ruling on divorce for no reason

Praise be to Allaah.The reason why divorce is in the man’s hand is justice, because the husband is the one in whose hand is the marriage contract, so he is the one is whose hand is dissolution of this contract. … Continue reading

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The reason why smoking is haraam

Praise be to Allaah. Perhaps you know that all nations of the world – Muslim and kaafir alike – have now started to fight smoking, because they know that it is very harmful. Islam forbids everything that is harmful, because … Continue reading

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The reason why plural marriage is permitted for men but not for women

Praise be to Allaah.With regard to why Islam does not allow a woman to marry more than one man, the imams (may Allaah have mercy on them) have explained the wisdom of the Lord behind that. For example, Ibn al-Qayyim … Continue reading

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The reason why the torment of the grave is hidden from man

Praise be to Allaah.Shaykh Muhammad ibn ‘Uthaymeen (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: The torment of the grave is one of the matters of the unseen. How many people in these graves are being tormented but we do not … Continue reading

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Why is it not permissible for a Muslim woman to marry a kitaabi man when the opposite is permitted?

Praise be to Allaah.One of the names of Allaah in which we believe – and we do not think that anyone who believes that he has a Lord will doubt that – is al-Hakeem (the All-Wise). In this manner the … Continue reading

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why it is forbidden to single out Friday for fasting

Praise be to Allaah.Singling out a day for observing a naafil fast is permissible, unless it is a Friday or Saturday, or it is the day of ‘Ashoora which is the tenth day of Muharram, in which case it is … Continue reading

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Why does Islam forbid lesbianism and homosexuality?

Praise be to Allaah.The Muslim should not doubt, even for an instant, that what Allaah has prescribed is wise. He should know that there is great wisdom in what Allaah has commanded and what He has forbidden; it is the … Continue reading

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Why did Allaah create mankind when He knows what their destiny will be, in Paradise or Hell?

Praise be to Allaah.Firstly: Knowledge of the purpose for which Allaah created mankind may answer many questions that the atheists raise in order to confuse people, and by which some Muslims may be influenced. These issues include the idea that … Continue reading

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Why is fasting haraam for menstruating women?

Praise be to Allaah.Firstly: The believer has to submit to the ruling of Allaah and accept it even if he does not know the reason behind it; rather it should be sufficient for him that Allaah and His Messenger have … Continue reading

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The reason why it is forbidden to eat meat without draining the blood

Praise be to Allaah.Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “Say (O Muhammad): I find not in that which has been revealed to me anything forbidden to be eaten by one who wishes to eat it, unless it be Maytah (a … Continue reading

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Why do children suffer in this world?

Praise be to Allaah.All people should know that Allaah is All Wise, and that there is great wisdom behind His commands and decrees. He may let His slaves or some of them know the wisdom behind them, or it may … Continue reading

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The reason why fasting is prescribed

Praise be to Allaah.Firstly we must note that one of the names of Allaah is al-Hakeem (the Most Wise). The word Hakeem is derived from the same root as hukm (ruling) and hikmah (wisdom). Allaah alone is the One Who … Continue reading

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A Christian is asking why alcohol is emphatically prohibited in Islam?

Praise be to Allaah.Firstly: we welcome you to our site as a seeker of truth, and we ask Allaah to make our answer clear and to show you, after you read it and think about it, the fairness, wisdom and … Continue reading

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The health and religious benefits of circumcision

Praise be to Allaah. The Muslim obeys the command of Allaah. This is the meaning of Islam, which is submission to Allaah and obedience to His command, whether the wisdom behind it is clear to him or not, because the … Continue reading

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