Unlawfulness of Unjust Killing

Islamic Perspective on sports involving Animal Abuse

Date: 19 January posted by adminon

Jallikattu is a bull-taming sport which is played during the harvest festival . There is a raging debate on whether India should maintain the ban on this bull-taming sporting event and the debate seems far from reaching a conclusion. We present here an Islamic view on the issue of " Sports involving animal abuse" from classical Islamic sources. Fatwa on Animal Abuse Human Being is...

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Karbala- A watershed in struggle for human rights

Date: 30 October posted by adminon

THE STRUGGLE OF GOOD AND EVIL HISTORY OF ISLAM is littered with many scores of martyrdoms having their respective place in history but the worldwide fame and importance of martyrdom of Hussain (A.S) owes itself to the fact that those martyred were related with the Prophet of Islam (peace be upon him) through bloodline. It is not merely the sacrifice of one individual but of many kith...

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Unlawfulness of Killing Frogs in Islam

Date: 25 October posted by adminon

Prophet Muhammad(peace be upon him) is a gift of mercy from Almighty Allah. He  says in the Qur'an: And, (O Esteemed Messenger,) We have not sent you but as a Mercy for all the worlds. {Chapter 21 Surah Al-Ambiya :Verse 107}.   So he carries nothing but the message of love, mercy and compassion to everyt...

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Inciting Animals to fight is forbidden

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In  pre Islamic Arab world, people used to indulge in Animal fights and used animals as a target of shooting arrows as  a pastime. Prophet Muhammad(Peace be upon him) forbade both of these practices. Imam Tirmidhi has dedicated an entire chapter in his Sunan Tirmidhi about unlawfulness of inciting animals to fight and branding their face. In this article few Ahadith regarding  these issues  are...

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Traditional diet was Semi-Vegetarian

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Traditionally Muslims were semi-vegetarians.Meat is not a necessity in Shari'ah.Most meals of our Beloved Prophet (peace be upon him) did not have meat in them. Meat was rarely eaten in the time of the Prophet (peace be upon him).In those days you had to personally sacrifice an animal before you had meat and so meat was usually only eaten when people were invited somewhere as g...

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Kind Treatment of Prisoners of War

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In pre-Islamic times, , there were no recognized rules concerning prisoners of war and they would be tortured and kept as slaves for their whole life. They were treated in a very abominable manner by their captives. The past few decades also have  provided us various worse examples of this. Prophet(peace be upon him) made history by fairly treating prisoners of war, although prisoners of war ar...

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Unlawfulness of hurting birds in Islam

Date: 19 June posted by adminon ,

MANY Muslims appear to have a callous attitude where dealing with animals is concerned giving the impression that maybe their religion has no consideration for animals. However, when we examine the Quran and hadith, we are pleasantly surprised to find that the opposite is true. Islam indeed places much importance on animals and on providing for them in a caring manner.  Here is a hadith...

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