Prayer

Al-Mujeeb: the Answerer of Prayers

An earthquake of magnitude 7.8 hit the Polynesian Kingdom of Tonga in the early hours of May 4, 2006. Its epicenter was located 800 kilometers southeast of Fiji, 32 kilometers...

“What Can the Holy Quran Teach the World about Justice”

Have you ever been wronged by another person? Has someone you care about been wronged by another person? Have you seen examples in the news media, or in your community, of groups...

Why Pray?

In his discourse on prayer in An Elementary Study of Islam, Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad (rh) quotes from chapter 29, verse 46 of the Holy Qur’an: “Verily, Prayer prevents the...

Prayers of Women

Islam states that in the spiritual world, women are regarded equal to men and will be rewarded just like men. Islam also claims that women can also attain high spiritual status...

Al-Fatiha: The Most Comprehensive Prayer

Prayer, by definition, is “a solemn request for help or expres- sion of thanks addressed to God or an object of worship.” (1) The concept of prayer exists in every faith in...

Prayers for Healing

Prophet Abraham (as) bears witness in the Holy Qur’an: “And when I fall ill, it is He (Allah) Who restores me to health.”(1) Indeed, we find everyday instances of people...

Jewish and Muslim Prayer Traditions

While prayer is, unfortunately, becoming a lost art in many parts of the world, it is as essential to human nature as the quest for God Himself. It is therefore not surprising...