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converting to Islam, salamislam, marriage in Islam

Although we keep hearing and reading criticisms about people who live a routine life with no specific changes, there are still not many people who experience huge changes in their lives. Most people in this world live a conventional life. They go...

eat pork

One of the main differences between Islamic and non-Islamic lifestyle is manifested in the eating habits.  Not eating pork and not drinking wine are two of these habits which are truly evident in the life of a Muslim.  This article will briefly...

hijab in islam

When talking about Hijab in Islam, the first impression that comes to mind is a cloth covering certain parts of women’s body. But is this the real meaning of Hijab? Is that all Islam intended by ordering to wear ...

keep pets, animals in islam, salamislam

Nowadays, pets are inseparable parts of people’s lives. In the United States for example, over 60% of families have pets. Some have dogs, cats, while others keep fish, turtles, birds, rabbits, horses, sheep, pigs, or chickens. No one knows for...

ghadir, imamate, Imam Ali

Eid al-Ghadir is one of the most important historical events celebrated by many Muslims on the 18th day of the last Islamic month, Dhu al-Hijjah. Ghadir Khum is the name of a pond near Mecca. It was a place for pilgrims, who had attended the...

New Muslim, Family in Islam, salamislam

Conversion to Islam and becoming a new Muslim is a journey that begins with many questions and challenges, passes through many doubts and fears, studies and discussions, and one day it arrives the moment that one decides to say...

Islamic slaughter, meat in islam, salamislam

Although one of the most joyful amusements that we usually choose, is to grab some chicken and meat from a supermarket or a Halal butcher and go out to the parks for a barbeque day, many of us have never thought about killing an animal,...

keep pets, animals in Islam

Although most modern dogs are kept as pets, there are still a tremendous number of ways in which dogs can and do assist humans, and more uses are found for them every year. This animal is used in many activities such as rescuing, herding,...

Choose a spouse in Islam, marriage in Islam, Family in Islam, salamislam

“And of His signs is that He created for you from yourselves mates that you may find tranquility in them; and He placed between you affection and mercy. Indeed, in that are signs for a people who give thought.” (30:21) The concept of marriage is...

eating in islam

When Western people travel to eastern Islamic countries, they often prefer to eat the folk and popular local food of the region. But what is it that makes western Muslims to starve for a KFC classic chicken-on –the-bone bucket meal, or a...

Modesty in Islam

“Modesty and faith are connected with one another just like two things fastened by a rope. If one of them is gone, the other is also lost.” [1]. Imam Baqir (AS) Modesty is a special sense that prevents one from saying improper words and doing...

halal restaurants

Being a Muslim and living in or traveling to non-Muslim countries, always bring about the challenge of where to eat and what to eat. For Muslims who are adventurous eaters, food is not just something to provide energy for a...

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