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Sufism: Its Essence & the Traits of its People: Book by Habib Umar

What is Sufism? This new treatise by Habib Umar ibn Hafiz and translated into English by Ustadh Amjad Tarsin, covers the principles of Sufism and the characteristics of those who follow it. What is Sufism? This book seeks to clarify the meaning behind this often-misunderstood term. Sufism, or tasawwuf as it is known in the […]

The Write Legacy: Interview with Dr Saadia Mian and Sr Ambareen Syed

Fatimah Gomez interviews two female Muslim authors, who were guest speakers at the recent Muslim Women’s Literary Conference.  Dr. Saadia Mian Fatimah: Today we have the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Saadia Mian, author of Crowning Venture, and a deeply inspiring person who also completed the memorisation of the Qur’an. Dr. Saadia, you gave a […]

What is the Muslim Women’s Literary Conference?

On October 27th, 2018, Daybreak Press held its 4th Annual Muslim Women’s Literary Conference. Fatimah Gomez was an attendee and gives us an overview of the conference. The Muslim Women’s Literary Conference, which took place in Toronto, Canada at a college chapel, was a golden opportunity. It was hosted by Daybreak Press, an independent publishing company that strives […]

Can I Sell Books Containing Weak Hadiths and Pictures?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Shall I stop printing and selling books in which the author has used some drawings of muslim scientists conducting some experiments in the past and also used a really weak Hadith? Answer: assalamu alaykum There is no problem publishing such a book. Firstly, some of the content […]

Is It Permissible to Use Books That Have Drawings of Angels?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Is it permissible to use books for educational purposes that have drawings of angels? I’ve seen works by Muslims that includes illustrations where angels are depicted like humans with wings. Answer: assalamu alaykum The basis is that illustrations of animate objects, which include angels, is permitted when […]

Find Islam Difficult? Here Are Some Easy Good Deeds, by Mufti Taqi ‘Uthmani

A common misunderstanding which deters people from the Islamic faith is the idea that Islamic teachings are difficult to practise. There are in fact, countless easy opportunities each day when we can amass reward for the Hereafter, but which we miss due to lack of knowledge. Mufti Taqi ‘Uthmani’s book, Easy Good Deeds is an invaluable resource […]

The Concept of Faith in Islam – by Habib Ali al-Jifri – Full book (English and Arabic) in PDF

The Concept of Faith in Islam – Habib Ali al-Jifri Download the pdf of The Concept of Faith in Islam by Habib Ali al-Jifri: English // Arabic Habib Ali al-Jifri states in the introduction: We will consider the topic of the concept of faith by means of the following points: 1. Faith (iman) in its […]