Knowledge

Skills for the Muslim Man: Reading the Sky to Find the Qibla

{ وَعَلامَاتٍ وَبِٱلنَّجْمِ هُمْ يَهْتَدُونَ } "And landmarks. And by the stars they are guided." You’re on a road trip and it’s time to pray Maghrib and ‘Isha. You pull into a rest area and make wudu. How ...

How to give a Manly Muslim Handshake

I had a non-Muslim friend in college who visited the masjid one day to see a khutbah and jumu’ah salah. After salah was over, I walked out with him and talked a bit as everyone filtered out of the musallah. As ...

Seeking Islamic Knowledge

Abu Hurayrah (ra) narrates that the Prophet ﷺ said: "Whoever traverses a path seeking sacred knowledge, Allah will make easy for him a path leading to Paradise." Every man who turns towards Islam finds himself...

Testing Out: The Muslim Man’s Guide to College Part II

Narrated 'Aisha: "Whenever Allah's Apostle was given the choice of one of two matters, he would choose the easier of the two, as long as it was not sinful to do so." (Bukhari) Testing Out As we covered in the l...

The Compilation of the Qur’an

Somewhere in the back of our minds, we vaguely know that the Qur'an has been preserved impeccably, to a level unparalleled by any other scripture. However, many Muslim men don't know the exact process by which ...