Why Should We Worship God Alone?

Why should we worship God alone?

God, the most merciful, extends His mercy over His creation. He is the All-Sufficient who bestows His blessings on mankind. He deserves to be worshipped alone. Worshipping means becoming humble before someone or something and holding the belief that he is the Lord. It is such because you consider that all things are in his […]

Imam Muhammad ibn Ali al-Jawad (a)

Imam Muhammad ibn Ali al-Jawad

Imam Muhammad ibn Ali al-Taqi al-Jawad (a) was a prominent figure in Islamic history and the ninth Imam in the line of Shia Imams. Born in the city of Medina on Rajab 10, 195 AH, he was a descendant of Prophet Muhammad (s). Throughout his life, Imam al-Jawad was known for his exceptional knowledge, wisdom, […]

Adoration of the World – Love of Dunya

Adoration for the World - Love of Dunya

Imam al-Sadiq (peace be upon him) said, “He who wakes up and goes to bed with the world as his greatest concern, Allah will make poverty prevail in his eyes and scatter his affairs. He will only receive from the world what is allotted to him. But he who wakes up and goes to bed […]

Imam al-Hadi al-Naqi (a): The Pure Guide

Imam al-Hadi al-Naqi (a): The Pure Guide

Imam Ali ibn Muhammad al-Hadi al-Naqi (a) is the tenth Twelver Shiite Imam. Imams are the spiritual and political successors of Prophet Muhammad (s). Imam al-Hadi (a) was the chosen leader and guide of the Muslim community after the death of the ninth Imam, Imam al-Jawad (a). This article on Islam4u will delve into the […]

Imam al-Baqir (a): The Splitter of Knowledge

Imam al-Baqir (a): The Splitter of Knowledge

Imam Muhammad ibn ‘Ali al-Baqir (a) is the fifth Twelver, Shiite Imam known for his vast knowledge of Islamic sciences and teachings. He is known as “Baqir al-Ulum” or “the splitter of knowledge and sciences.” He was a great teacher and had many students, including his own son, Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq (a), who would become […]

The Islamic Perspective on the Environment

The Islamic Perspective on the Environment

The topic of environmentalism and preserving the earth for future generations can be approached from an Islamic perspective. The Quran, the holy book of Islam, contains many verses that discuss the importance of preserving and protecting the environment. Examples of Verses of the Quran About the Environment Here are some examples of verses from the […]

The Birth of Fatima: The Mistress of the Women of the Worlds

The Birth of Fatima: The Mistress of the Women of the Worlds

Fatima al-Zahra, also known as Fatima bint Muhammad, was the daughter of the Prophet Muhammad and his wife Khadija, peace be upon them. The birth of Fatima is on 20th day of the Islamic month of Jumada al-Thani, five years after the commencement of the Prophet’s mission. Muslims revere Fatima al-Zahra as a symbol of […]

The Faithful Lady: Umm al-Banin

The Faithful Lady: Umm al-Banin

The mother of Abul Fadl al-Abbas was a highly dignified woman named Fatima bint Hizam. She became known as Umm al-Banin, meaning the mother of the sons at her own request. She did not want to remind Lady Fatima‘s sons and daughters of their deceased mother by others calling her Fatima. Therefore, she asked them […]

The Legacy of Jafar ibn Abi Talib (Al-Tayyar)

The Legacy of Jafar ibn Abi Talib (al-Tayyar)

Jafar ibn Abi Talib, also known as Jafar al-Tayyar, was a prominent figure in early Islam and is remembered for his intelligence, knowledge, bravery, and leadership skills. He was the son of Abu Talib, the uncle of the Prophet Muhammad, and grew up in close proximity to the Prophet. Jafar was known for his strong […]

Is Pork Haram? Islam’s View on Pork Consumption

Is Pork Haram? Islam's View on Pork Consumption

What is Islam’s take on the consumption of pork? Is eating the flesh of swine permissible in Islam? Islam has prohibited the consumption of pork, as stated in the Quran. Is there any reason for that? In this article, you will know why eating pork is haram. Verses of the Quran That Prohibit Pork Consumption […]

The Martyrdom of Lady Fatima al-Zahra (a)

The Martyrdom of Lady Fatima al-Zahra (a)

The beloved daughter of Prophet Muhammad (s), Lady Fatima al-Zahra (a), was martyred on Jumada al-Thani 3, 11 AH. In this article on Islam4u, we will look deeper into the martyrdom of this noble lady of the Ahlul Bait (a) from a historical perspective. Lady Fatima (a) After the Martyrdom of Her Father Lady Fatima […]

Masturbation in Islam: Is It Permissible?

Masturbation in Islam

Many people ask the question, “Is masturbation good or bad?” Masturbation or sexual self-gratification is becoming an unfortunate habit in the world today. Doctors claim it is completely healthy and not having any physical or psychological harm. Is that so? In this article, you will learn about masturbation in Islam and whether it allows it […]

The Historic Fadak Sermon of Fatima

The Historic Fadak Sermon of Fatima

It is quoted in the book al-Ihtijaj of Shaykh al-Tabarsi from ʿAbdullah b. Hasan who relates from his fore-fathers that when Sayyidah Fatima al-Zahra was informed that Abu Bakr had confiscated Fadak, she put on her veil and cloak and, accompanied by some servants and women of the Bani Hashim, came to the Masjid and […]