Basic Islam

Basic Islam

Posted By : Mushahid Razvi

Learn All The Essential Knowledge About Everyday Islam Importanat to All:

Q) Who are you?
A) I am a Muslim

Q) Who do you call a Muslim?

A) Those who believe in one Allah and believe that Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihe Wasallam is the messenger of Allah and believe that the Holy Qur'an is the book of Allah

Q) What is the name of your religion?
A) Islam

Q) What is the message of Islam (Kalima)?

A) La ilaha illallaho Muhammadur Rasoolallah’ This is Called the first Kalima (Kalima Tayyab)

Q) What is the meaning of this Kalima?

A) There is no-one worthy of worship except Allah, Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihe Wasallam is the messenger of Allah

Q) Who is Allah?

A) Allah created humans, the sun, moon and every single creation.

Q) What do you call someone who does not believe in Allah?

A) Whoever does not believe in Allah is an infidel (Kafir)

Q) What do you call someone who associates someone equal to or partner with Allah?

A) We call them Mushrik and Kafir (polytheist and infidel)

Q) What is wrong in being a Kafir or Mushrik?

A) Allah will always be unhappy with a Kafir or Mushrik and after death they will remain in the fire or hell forever.

Q) Will Kafirs or Mushriks never go to paradise?
A) No, never, they will remain in hell for eternity.

Q) Who is Muhammad Sallallhu Alaihe Wasallam?

A) He is the messenger and Prophet of Allah Ta’ala. He is the highest ranking Prophet of all prophets. He is the greatest Prophet. We are all his followers, we are from his Ummat and he is our Prophet

Q) Where was our Prophet born?

A) He was born on the 12th of Rabbi-ul-Awwal (approx 20th April 571 AD)

Q) What is the name of the Holy Prophet’s father?

A) It is Hazrat Abdullah (may Allah be pleased with him)

Q) What is the name of our Holy Prophet’s mother?

A) It is Hazrat Aamena (may Allah be pleased with her)

Q) What is the names of our Holy Prophet ‘s grandparents?

A) Our Holy Prophet’s grandfather’s name was Abdul Muttallib and his grandmother’s name (Maternal) was Wahub.

Q) How many years did our Holy Prophet stay alive?

A) After our Holy Prophet passed away, by the power of Allah he is still alive in his holy shrine. His presence in the world was 63 years out oh which 10 years were spent in Madinah.

Q) On what date did our Holy Prophet pass away?

A) Our Holy Prophet Passed away from in front of the human eyes on the 12th of Rabbi-ul Awwal (Approx June 12 th 632AD)

Q) Where is our Holy Prophet’s Holy Shrine?

A) It is in Madina Sharif , Which is approximately 500 km away from Makkah Sharif.

Q) How is it known that Muhammad Sallallhu Alaihe Wasallam is the Prophet of Allah Ta’ala?

A) It is proven by the fact that our Holy Prophet called people towards Islam, he performed many miracles and he gave such knowledge of the unseen (llm-e-ghaib) which can be given by none other than a Prophet of Allah.

Q) What do you call a person who does not believe in Muhammad Sallallhu Alaihe Wasallam as a Prophet?

A) He/she is a Kafir (Infidel)

Q) What if someone believes in Allah Ta’ala but does not believe in the Holy Prophet Muhammad Sallallhu Alaihe Wasallam?

A) That person is also a Kafir.

Q) What is the reason for believing in the Holy Prophet?

A) The reason for believing in him is that he is a true Prophet sent by Allah Ta’ala. Believe in this, believe in every word of our Holy Prophet, love him and never disrespect or speak or think badly about him.

Q) What is the Holy Quran?

A) The Holy Quran is the Book of Allah.

Q) How do we know that the Holy Quran is Allah’s book?

A) There has never been a book that someone could create which was anything like the Holy Quran. This then proves that the Holy Quran is the book of Allah. If the Holy Quran had been written and created by someone other than Allah then it would have been easy to create something similar, which of course has not been possible.

Q) Who was the Holy Quran revealed to?

A) It was revealed to our Holy Prophet, MUHAMMAD Sallallaho Alaihe Wasallam.

Q) Was the Holy Quran Revealed all at once, or in parts?

A) It was revealed bit by bit according to the needs of the people.

Q) Over how long a period was the Holy Quran Revealed?

A) It was revealed over 23 years.

Q) How was the Holy Quran Revealed?

A) Hazrat Jibraeel Alaihis salaam revealed chapters and verses to our Holy Prophet by the grace of almighty Allah. Our Holy Prophet memorised these passages and repeated them to the people. These people then memorised these passages and wrote then down.

Q) What is preached in the Holy Quran?

A) Everything is in the Holy Quran, i.e. regarding everything in all walks of life and the hereafter.

Q) Why was the Holy Quran Revealed?

A) To show people the right way in life. So people can recognise Allah almighty and His Holy Prophet and so that they can live life in a pure way.

Q) Who is Hazrat Jibraeel Alaihis salaam?

A) He is an Angel who brought messages (wahi) from Allah Almighty to the Prophets.

Q) What are Angels?

A) They are created from light (Noor) by Almighty Allah; they are neither male or female. They don’t eat or drink. They worship Allah constantly.

Q) Why are humans created?

A) They are created to worship Almighty Allah.

Q) How do Muslims worship Allah?

A) They worship Allah in the following ways:
1) They pray Namaz (Salat)
2) They fast during the month of Ramadan.
3) Rich Muslims offer Zakat (charity) to poor Muslims.
4) They perform pilgrimage (hajj)

Mushahid Razvi
Mushahid Razvi

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