What is Islam

A brief guide to the basics of Islam. Learn about the fundamentals of Islam such as codes of faith, practice, ethics, life, earning and food. Also, find out the sources of knowledge and the levels of the commandments in islam. More..

Islamic Terminology

The purpose of this section is to make it easy for one to learn common Islamic Terms and Expressions by providing the original word, its meaning, multiple transliterations of the word, and a short descriptive note on the term. More..

 
 

Muslim World Geography

The purpose of this section is to encourage one to learn about Muslim world geography. Various sources have estimated that 1.2 to 1.57 billion Muslims populate the world. The information includes estimated population, languages used, country capital, currency, time zone, climate, power type, and a short descriptive note on the country. More..

Information Blog

Our blog is simply a collection of randomly selected information about Islam and Muslims. The intent is to provide information on demographics, culture and society, art and architecture, literature and studies, Islam and science, Islamic traditions, history of Islam and current issues etc. More..

 

Spare a Thought for Pakistan

Flood in Pakistan - Emergency Appeal

As the monsoon rains have begun pouring down in Pakistan, a lot of damage has been recorded across the country especially in the northern areas. In the meantime, charity and volunteer organizations have started their work too to minimize the impact of these rains.

Here's the main text of an email I got from MuslimAid.org making an appeal for donations to help save lives and provide shelters with food for those who have suffered from this situation.

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Assalaamu Alaikum,

Feed the Fasting in Al Aqsa

Masjid Al-Aqsa Palestine

This morning I opened up my email account and found this email from IslamicTube.net making an appeal for financial support for people living in the area of Masjid Al-Aqsa, Palestine. I just wanted to share this email here to help spread the cause.

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Assalamu 'Alaikum waRahmatullahi waBarakatuh

All Praise Belongs to Allah (swt), and May the Salah and Salam of Allah (swt) be upon our beloved Messenger (Peace and Blessings be Upon Him)

18 Nice Examples of Islamic Calligraphy

18 Nice Examples of Islamic Calligraphy

Islamic Calligraphy is an artistic form of handwriting that is mostly based on Arabic then followed by Urdu and Persian scripts. Majority of Islamic calligraphy works found consist of Quranic verses (آیات القرآن الکریم) and traditions (احادیث المبارکۃ) of Prophet Muhammad (صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم). Today, Islamic calligraphy is basically used to beautify various forms of print/screen designs and layouts.

A Reward of 226 Millions for Reciting a Complete Qur'an in Ramadan

Reward for Reciting Qur'an in Ramadan

A while ago I was reading a magazine that included an article on Quranic stats. The article consisted of a few info-graphics as well, one of them mentioned that the Qur'an (القرآن الکریم) consists of 323,760 letters (حروف). This suddenly reminded me of this Hadith of Prophet Muhammad (صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم) that a person gets a reward of 10 virtues for reciting one letter (حرف) from the Qur'an.

14 Beautiful Images of Shah Faisal Mosque, Islamabad, Pakistan

Shah Faisal Mosque, Islamabad

Shah Faisal Mosque is one of the most beautiful mosques in the world, designed by a Turkish architect Vedat Dalokay, funded by the Saudi Government and located in Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan.

Shah Faisal Mosque is not structured as a traditional mosque architecture consisting of traditional looking domes and minarets, rather it is shaped like a desert Bedouin tent..

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