Islam

The last sermon of Prophet Muhammad

Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) delivered his last sermon (Khutbah) on the ninth of Dhul Hijjah (12th and last month of the Islamic year), 10 years after Hijrah (migration from Makkah to Madinah) in the Uranah Valley of mount Arafat. His words were quite clear and concise and were directed to the entire humanity. After praising, and thanking Allah …

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The Kiswa: The story behind the covering of the holy Kaaba

The Kiswa: The story behind the covering of the holy Kaaba

MAKKAH: On behalf of King Salman, Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal on Wednesday handed over the Kaaba Kiswa (black cloth) to the senior caretaker of the Kaaba, Saleh bin Zain Al-Abidin Al-Shaibi. The Kiswa will be replaced on the ninth day of the month of Dul Hijjah, following in the footsteps of the Prophet Muhammad and his companions.

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How a growing number of Muslims are making Japan their home

Migrant workers and local converts are swelling the ranks of the country’s small but significant Muslim community The number of mosques in Japan has grown from four in the 1980s to 110, a Japanese expert on Islam has said (AFP) There were “hardly any Arabs in the country” says Mohamed Shokeir about the first time he travelled to Japan in …

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Ramadhan Greetings – Sailan Muslim Foundation Sri Lanka.

Muslims in Sri Lanka will start their month-long Ramadan fasting period from tomorrow (Wednesday), the Colombo Grand Mosque announced. The holy month Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam and a great opportunity for all Muslims to purify their mind, body, heart and soul by fasting and praying to Almighty Allah. Ramadan is not only for fasting but …

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RAMAZAN APPEAL 2021 (1442 AH) – The Ceylon Muslim Scholarship Fund

RAMAZAN APPEAL 2021 (1442 AH) – The Ceylon Muslim Scholarship Fund RAMAZAN APPEAL 2021 (1442 AH) Alhamdulillah! The CMSF has completed over 76 years of dedicated service to education. With the generous support of our donors and well-wishers, the CMSF has been able to achieve the farsighted vision of the founders in assisting over 2000 needy Muslim students to pursue …

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