Studying in Saudi Universities

Studying in Saudi Universities

Many people are well aware of Saudi universities that offer scholarships to Muslims from around the world to study. These universities have become well known over the last few decades, as they have graduated hundreds of thousands of students from almost every country in the world. The more renowned of these universities are the Islamic […]

Studying in Qassim, Saudi Arabia

Studying in Qassim, Saudi Arabia

Since 2010, Qassim University has been steadily accepting a larger number of non-Saudi scholarship students, studying at various academic levels – from the pre-university Arabic Language Institute to post-graduate studies. Because the university and the region of Qassim is not known to many outsiders, and perhaps many are hearing about it for the first time, […]

The Delusion of Large Numbers

The Delusion of Large Numbers

A little over a month ago I came across a news headline that read: “Muslims more numerous than Catholics: Vatican.”The headline alone brought me great joy. It gave me a sense of pride to know that Islam was moving up to the top due to our large numbers. The article mentioned that “Islam had overtaken […]

The Adhkar of the Morning and Evening – Part 2

The Adhkar of the Morning and Evening – Part 2

The following Adhkar of the morning and evening have been taken from authentic Ahadeeth that I’ve gathered together from various books. I first mentioned the particular Dhikr in Arabic, then its translation, along with its reference in the books of Hadeeth. The Prophet (SAW) mentioned certain virtues and rewards for those who recite these Adhkar. […]

The Adhkar of the Morning and Evening – Part 1

The Adhkar of the Morning and Evening – Part 1

Adhkar in the Arabic language is the plural of Dhikr which means remembrance. When mentioned in the Qur’an and Sunnah it refers to the remembrance of Allah through certain sayings and supplications.Allah says: “Therefore remember Me (by praying and glorifying), I will remember you.” [Baqarah 2:152]And in the Hadeeth of ‘Abdullah ibn Busr al-Mazini, he […]

A Guide to Seeking Knowledge – Part 2

A Guide to Seeking Knowledge – Part 2

It is essential that the student of knowledge treads the path of knowledge upon a correct methodology. If the methodology is a correct one he will see promising results, however if the methodology is an incorrect one he will see insufficient or no results. He must ground himself in every subject he wishes to study […]

Knowledge and its Possessors

Knowledge and its Possessors

Today we live in a time where little or no importance is given to sacred Islamic knowledge. Ignorance of the very fundamental aspects of the religion of Islam is becoming widespread among the Muslims. Even those who write, talk, or debate on Islamic discussions have little or no knowledge of what they speak of, rather […]