Skin Color Modification

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil is asked about being forced by parents to use skin-lightening cream. I am a brown-skinned girl from South Asia. My parents lately have been really forcing me to apply skin-lightening cream on my face. I really do not want to put it as I’m content and thankful with how Allah have […]

Physical Descriptions of the Four Imams – ilmgate

An excellent detailed article from ilmgate on the appearance of the mujtahid imams. Visit for more excellent articles on Islam and contemporary issues. Physical Descriptions of the Four Imams Collected from Imam Dhahabi’s Siyar A’lam an-Nubala Abu Hanifah an-Nu’man bin Thabit: Abu Yusuf said: “Abu Hanifah was well-formed, was from the best of people […]