Archive for December 2008

New Year 2009

New Year 2009

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
As soon as the clock will strike 12 o’ clock on Wednesday 31st Decemeber¬†, people all over the globe will be seen hugging and wishing each one a happy new year. As we all know there is the Sydney fireworks over the opera house and then all over the world, [...]

What is Islam? Salaat – The 5 Daily Prayers

What is Islam? Salaat - The 5 Daily Prayers

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
The importance of Salaat (prayer) in the way of life of Islam is emphasised by the saying:
He who establishes his Salaat, establishes his Islam
The 5 daily prayers are compulsory for every Muslim after he or she has attained the age of puberty.¬† Even in the Holy Qur’an, you will find [...]

The Hajj – Pillar of Islam

The Hajj - Pillar of Islam

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
As most people will know, the Hajj is the Muslim holy pilgrimage.
In the past, due to the distances involved and people’s finances at the time, it used to be known as ‘the journey of a lifetime’ but now, due to our technological advances and people being generally wealthier, it is [...]