Qada (Qaza) of Missed Salaah in Five Steps

Duaa for Forgiveness My Lord, grant me the ability to be grateful for Your Favor which You have given to me and my parents and to do righteous deeds that please You and make my offspring righteous. Surely I turn to You and surely I am from the Muslims

Qada (sometimes spelled qadaa or qaza) means to fulfill an obligation. Most of the time it is used to describe making up missed prayers (salaah) or fasts. This article focuses on making up the missed salaahs of the five daily mandatory (fard) prayers that have accrued over the life of a Muslim.

There are five …


The Mosque in Abu Bakr’s Home

Abu Bakr (Allah ta’ala be pleased with him) was the first person in Islam to build a masjidul bayt – a mosque inside his house.

The background

During the Meccan period, the disbelievers signed an oppressive decree against the Messenger of Allah (Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him), the Muslims (Allah be pleased with …


Umm Sarah on the Blessings of Hifz as a Mother

Please take a moment and read this amazing article written by Umm Sarah. Umm Sarah is one of the largely unknown women scholars in our time, as she is both a Haafizah (someone who has memorized the entire Qur’an) and as a woman who has studied Islam.

I encourage everyone who reads this, man or …