Unlike many socialistic or capitalistic economies, Islamic economy is the one in which all kinds of people have their own right to financially benefit from their society. Therefore, a typical feature of this kind of economy is essentially social...

As a kind of solution for decreasing the financial problems of the Islamic society, especially those of underprivileged people, Islam has offered a number of ways that one of the most effective of which is Khums. In the literal sense, Khums means...

Enjoining the right (Amr bi-l-maʿruf) and forbidding the wrong (Nahy ʿani-l-munkar) are among the practical principles of Islam which are literally defined as “encouraging and inviting people to virtuous acts and good deeds” and “preventing or...

One of the ten practical principles of Islam, Jihad, is literally defined as “hardship, endeavor, exaggeration in work, reaching the height of something and capability”, while in the Sharia of Islam Jihad is sacrificing one’s life and property...

Faith in the religion of Islam is based on rational thinking. Quranic teachings always encourage people to achieve faith through reasoning and do not consider mere devotional cognition as adequate. Hence one should accept the Islamic axioms (...

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hajj, hajj rituals, salamislam

Hajj literally means ‘heading to a place’. In Islamic terminology, however, it refers to the annual obligatory pilgrimage that Muslims make to Mecca with the intention of performing certain...

fasting in islam, salamislam, fasting in ramadan

Fasting (Sawm) in Islam is not a very complicated task- just like many other tasks in this holy religion. However, having a general knowledge of its rules and regulations is essential for all...