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Islamic Literature (38 Books)


This collection of Islamic religious books was compiled to help spread the wisdom of Islam to the world. Recently, world events have created a misperception regarding the beliefs of the nation of Islam.

 
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The Two Eids and Their Significance

By: Abdul Majeed Ali Hassan

Islamic Literature

Excerpt: Women and children going out to attend ?Eid prayer // 3: Taking different routes to and from musallaa // 4: The time of ?Eid prayers // 5: The athaan and iqaamah for salaatul ?Eidayn // Description Of The ?Eid Prayer: // 1: Sunnah before or after the ?Eid prayer: // 2. The takbeer during salatul ?Eidayn // 3: Recitation of Qur?aan in ?Eid prayers // 4: The khutbah of salatul ?Eid // 5: Congratulating one another on the days of ?Eid // 6: Whoever misses salatul ?...

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The Authentic Creed

Islamic Literature

Introduction: All praise is due to Allah, and Allah's Peace and Blessings be upon His Final Messenger, his pure family, his noble Companions, and all those who follow them with righteousness until the Day of Judgment. To proceed: In view of the fact that the true 'Aqidah, or creed, is the foundation of Islam, I have decided on ' The Authentic Creed and the Invalidators of Islam as a title for the present treatise. It is evident from texts of the Noble Qur?aan and the Sun...

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Fasting and Its Rulings

By: Shaikh Abu Haatim Usaamah Al-Qoosee

Islamic Literature

Excerpt: 2000 Ahlul - Qur'aan wa Sunnah Association: The Ahlul - Qur'aan wa Sunnah Association of New York USA grants permission for this book or the contents therein to be reprinted, reproduced and distributed whether on paper or though electronic means such as e - mail or the internet. However, the distribution of this book and its contents must be for free and no price should be charged for it, except that which is spent on reproduction expenses.

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Gender Equity in Islam

By: Jamal A. Badawi

Islamic Literature

Introduction & Methodology: When dealing with the Islamic perspective of any topic, there should be a clear distinction between the normative teachings of Islam and the diverse cultural practices among Muslims, which may or may not be consistent with them. The focus of this paper is the normative teachings of Islam as the criteria to judge Muslim practices and evaluate their compliance with Islam. In identifying what is Islamic, it is necessary to make a distinction betw...

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Gender Equity in Islam

By: Jamal A. Badawi

Islamic Literature

Introduction & Methodology: When dealing with the Islamic perspective of any topic, there should be a clear distinction between the normative teachings of Islam and the diverse cultural practices among Muslims, which may or may not be consistent with them. The focus of this paper is the normative teachings of Islam as the criteria to judge Muslim practices and evaluate their compliance with Islam. In identifying what is Islamic, it is necessary to make a distinction betw...

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The Religion of Islam

Islamic Literature

Introduction: Islam is a religion based upon the surrender to God who is One. The very name of the religion, AL ISLAM in Arabic, means at once submission and peace, for it is in submitting to God's Will that human beings gain peace in their lives in this world and in the hereafter. The message of Islam concerns God, who in Arabic is called Allah, and it addresses itself to humanity's most profound nature. It concerns men and women as they were created by God - not as fal...

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Al-Hadith

By: Bismillah-Irahman-Niraheem

Islamic Literature

Excerpt: Peace And Blessings of Allah Be Upon Him. This compilation has been edited by the author in August 1996 in order to be compatible with the HTML code. The original file was a Wordperfect 5.1 for MS - DOS file. It was converted to Word 7.0 and to then to HTML. The intention of launching this compilation on the Internet was pre - supposed, however this was not done until now (August 1996). Taking advantage of HTML coding/tags, navigation is made easier here as I ha...

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How to Perform the Rituals of Hajj and Umrah

By: Shaikh Muhammad as-Salih Al-Uthaimeen

Islamic Literature

Preface: Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Universe. May peace and blessings be upon Muhammad, the last of the prophets and messengers, and upon his family and esteemed companions. Hajj is one of the best forms of worship and is one of the most sublime deeds because it is one of the pillars of Islam that Allah sent Muhammad - may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him - with. A servant's religion is incomplete without it. A form of worship is only acceptable when the following is true.

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How to Perform the Rituals of Hajj and Umrah

By: Shaikh Muhammad as-Salih Al-Uthaimeen

Islamic Literature

Preface: Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Universe. May peace and blessings be upon Muhammad, the last of the prophets and messengers, and upon his family and esteemed companions. Hajj is one of the best forms of worship and is one of the most sublime deeds because it is one of the pillars of Islam that Allah sent Muhammad - may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him - with. A servant's religion is incomplete without it. A form of worship is only acceptable when the following is true.

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Islam Basic Principles and Characteristics

By: Khurshid Ahmad

Islamic Literature

Excerpt: Islam is the religion of truth. It is the embodiment of the code of life which God, the Creator and Lord of the universe, has revealed for the guidance of mankind. For the proper development of human life, man needs two elements: (a) the resources to maintain life and to fulfill the material needs of the individual and society, and (b) knowledge of the principles of individual and social behavior to enable man to fulfill himself and to maintain justice and tranq...

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Insan Ve Din

By: Ahmed Hulusi

Islamic Literature

Excerpt: Ustad Ahmed Hulusi?nin yay?nlanm?? tum eserlerini ve Ingilizce, Almanca, Frans?zca, ?spanyolca, Rusca, Flemenkce, Arnavutca ve Svahilice mevcut cevirilerini ...

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Introduction to Islam

Islamic Literature

Excerpt: Arm, so the hand of Allah is nothing like a human hand, His speech is nothing like human speech, etc. // Certain words are ambiguous or vague in their meanings, and thus may be susceptible to misinterpretation. Only those meanings that are in accordance with what is specified by Allah and His Prophet (pbuh) are acceptable.

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Islam in Russia and Central Asia

By: Shah Abdul Hannan

Islamic Literature

Excerpt: This book was published in Bangla (national language of Bangladesh ) in June 1976 under the title Islam in the Soviet Union.

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The Koran

By: Transcribed by the Prophet Muhammad

Islamic Literature

Excerpt: The Opening. In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. // [1.1] All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds. // [1.2] The Beneficent, the Merciful. // [1.3] Master of the Day of Judgment. // [1.4] Thee do we serve and Thee do we beseech for help. // [1.5] Keep us on the right path. // [1.6] The path of those upon whom Thou hast bestowed favors. Not (the path) of those upon whom Thy wrath is brought down, nor of those who go astray.

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The Noble Qur'An the Koran

By: J.M. Rodwell

Islamic Literature

Excerpt: The Koran trans. Rev. J. M. Rodwell, Introduction by Rev. G. Margoliouth is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone associated with the Pennsylvania State University assumes any responsib...

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The Muslim's Belief

By: Shaikh Muhammad

Islamic Literature

Excerpt: In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Preface of Shaykh Abd al Aziz Ibn Baz Praise belongs to Allah alone; peace and blessing on the last Prophet, his family and his Companions. I was introduced to the valuable and concise treatise on the Muslim's belief prepared by our brother, the great scholar Shaikh Muhammad As - Saleh al - Uthaimin. I listened to it all and found that it covers the creed of the Sunnites and the mainstream majority of the Muslim...

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Muslim-Christian Dialogue

By: H.M. Baagil

Islamic Literature

Note from the Author: In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. This booklet has been written as the result of dialogues that I had with members of the Christian clergy and laity. The discussions were polite, pleasant, friendly, and constructive without the slightest intention of hurting the religious feeling of any Christian. It is provocative and a challenge to Christianity. It is indispensable for those looking for the truth and those studying Comparative religion ...

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The Qur'An in English Translation Complete

By: Transcribed by the Prophet Muhammad

Islamic Literature

Excerpt: The Qur'an In English: // 37 As - Saffat - In Ranks ... 225 // 38 Suad ... 228 // 39 Az - Zumar ... 231 // 40 Al - Mu'min / Ghafir - The Forgiver ... 235 // 41 Ha - M'im As - Sajdah / Fussilat - Ha - Mim On Worship/Decipherment ... 240 // 42 Ash - Shura - Consultation ... 243 // 43 Az - Zukhruf - Luxury ... 246 // 44 Ad - Dukhan - Smoke ... 249 // 45 Al - Jathiya - Crouching ... 250 // 46 Al - Ahqaf - The Dunes ... 252 // 47 Muhammad ... 255 // 48 Al - Fatah - V...

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People Who Chose Islam

Islamic Literature

Introduction: The Islamic religion is the final religion and is therefore at the zenith of perfection. This fact is acknowledged even by (George) Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950) [Shaw's clever plays, e.g. Pygmalion, are based on faults in moral attitudes and in society.], the well - known Irish writer and critic, whose personal comments on Islam can be summarized as, Were we to choose a common religion for the entire world, it would definitely be the Islamic religion. This co...

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Pilgrimage Organizing Instructions in the Name of God the Merciful...

Islamic Literature

Excerpt: And proclaim the pilgrimage among men: they will come to you on foot and mounted on every kind of camel, lean on account of journeys through deep and distant mountain highways. Duties of the Pilgrim For the sake of the pilgrim's well - being and good health, and to enable him perform his pilgrimage easily and comfortably, the following instructions must be followed ...

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