Daily Archives: October 5, 2013

verse of the day


Hadith of the day


Quote of the day


When Allah is at the center of your priority in life then you are at the center of Allah’s providential care” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf


Islamic Method of Slaughtering

47485_10151472238839867_1765892260_nQuestion: Why do Muslims slaughter the animal in a ruthless manner by torturing it and slowly and painfully killing it?


The Islamic method of slaughtering animals, known as Zabiha has been the object of much criticism from a large number of people. Before I reply to the question, let me relate an incidence about a discussion between a Sikh and a Muslim regarding animal slaughter.

Once a Sikh asked a Muslim, “Why do you slaughter the animal painfully by cutting the throat instead of the way we do with one stroke i.e. jhatka?”

The Muslim replied “We are brave and courageous and attack from the front. We are mard ka baccha (macho men), you are cowards and attack from behind”. Jokes apart, one may consider the following points, which prove that the Zabiha method is not only humane but also scientifically the best: 1. Islamic method of slaughtering animal Zakkaytum is a verb derived from the root word Zakaah (to purify). Its infinitive is Tazkiyah which means purification. The Islamic mode of slaughtering an animal requires the following conditions to be met: Read the rest of this entry

Wa Iyyaka Nasta’een application

1235158_10151568612275754_2003238162_nWa Iyyaka Nasta’een application is a collection of supplications and morning and evening athkar based on the book compiled by Dr. Farhat Hashmi. These beneficial supplications from the Qur’an and authentic Hadith of the Prophet [s.a.w.] protects one when afflicted by anxiety, sickness and sorrow. Read the rest of this entry

Some Hajj Resources

999624_10151598865690754_301725872_nAre you off to Hajj?
or Do you know anyone going for Hajj?

Click Here for Some Hajj Resources:  Read the rest of this entry

Al Huda Qurbani (sacrifice) Services 2013

1376444_10151629486070754_2084493786_n‘No act is better for Ibn-e-Adam on 10th Dhul Hijjah than shedding blood. These animals will come on the day of judgment with their horns, hoofs and hides/hair. And before the blood falling on the ground it has status near Allah. You should do this qurbani happily.’

(Ibn-e-Majah and Tirmizi)

To Contribute:  Read the rest of this entry

Hajj & Umrah Application

1208748_10151633107095754_1119438173_nAlhamdulillah, With the Grace of Allah
Al Huda now offers a Hajj & Umrah App

Zad e Rah App is a collection of all the important supplications required for Hajj and Umrah such as Invocations for travelling, entering the city and the Masjid, Invocations after prayer and the rituals of Hajj and Umrah.

Now no need for fumbling through books to find the relevant invocation, just one touch and have the invocation displayed with translation, audio playback and explanation by Dr. Farhat Hashmi

Its Free!

Available for Android!
Insha’Allah will be available on Apple Store Soon

Do you know what’s the reward for a Mabroor Hajj!


Umrah and Hajj = Sin and Poverty Removers!

561594_10151636789395754_211412663_nMay Allah give us all the ability and opportunity to do so, Ameen!

Best Days To Do Best Deeds!

1380653_10151643857620754_267015754_nBest Days To Do Best Deeds!

Let’s make a plan to do as many good deeds we can do as possible