Prayer and Fasting When the Time for Isha Does Not Occur: Part 4

(timeanddate.com) Once again in the UK as well as many other regions such as Canada, Norway – and in fact any country located above 48.5 degrees latitude, the ‘whiteness’ of the sky at night never actually disappears at this time of the year. For any place above 54.5 degrees latitude, the ‘redness’ in the sky,…

Black Magic and the Perfection of the Prophet (ﷺ)

I had a dialogue with some brothers about the issue of black magic affecting the Prophet (ﷺ). The team from Asharis Assemble took the time to produce it as an article with commentary. Before this Shaykh Atabek challenged Shaykh Samr an Nass to a debate about this issue. He accepted the debate, but later reneged…

Prayer and Fasting When the Time for Isha Does Not Occur: Part 2

After my recent article, Muslims found it hard to accept something that went against their normal way of practising based on their own sectarian allegiance. In the initial article I recommended that people follow their local mosque and that my article was for those who require a greater degree of flexibility. If there truly was ‘mercy in…

Prayer and Fasting When the Time for Isha Does Not Occur: Part 1

Puritanical: Believing or involving the belief that it is important to work hard and control yourself, and that pleasure is wrong or unnecessary. (Cambridge English Dictionary) It’s that time of the year again – Muslims are preparing themselves to partake in fasting for Ramadan, which this year consists of rather long hours due to the…

Can Prophets Sin?

I was reluctant to write about this issue, as I find the question of Prophets being able to sin a ridiculous notion. Nonetheless there have been individuals who have insisted on a response. It is a real shame Muslims have now positioned themselves as people who lack academic fortitude to the extent where when the…