Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Tips for Choosing Hajj and Umrah Packages

Every Muslim must travel to Hajj at least once in a lifetime. By visiting Hajj it is believed that people can purify their sins. Journey to hajj is very important and sacred for every Muslim. Hajj must be visited only during the month of Zull-Haj while Umrah can be visited at any time. It is advisable to plan your journey and book Umrah and Hajj packages suiting your requirements. It is advisable to keep in mind tips mentioned below to make right choice of package.

  • Always choose an agency which is registered with the Ministry of Hajj. These agencies can help you with the recent changes in visa and resolve any issues regarding your travel to Hajj. You can also check with other agencies provided you have heard good reviews about them.
  • It is always important to hire a guide who has good experience and knowledge. You may read many books and gain knowledge about Hajj or Umrah but it is always good to have guide by your side who can take you throughout the journey comfortably. 
  • Make sure to check with the agencies regarding accommodation. It is very important to look for an accommodation near to Makkah and Medina so that it is easy to travel to and fro.
  • When you are looking for Umrah package UK make sure to choose one which is appropriate. You will find group packages and tailor made packages.  When you choose group package, you will be travelling among a group of unknown people while in case of tailor made packages you can travel all by your own with your family. Hence it is advisable to opt for a package which is in line with your comfortability. 

Monday, 10 April 2017

Participate In the Voluntarily Act Of Goodness

Education is the only means with which success and respect can be achieved by people in the society.  For different people and communities, education for girls holds varied importance. Among st all the religions, Islamic religion is one of the religions which have always differentiated between boy and a girl and same implies when it comes to imparting them education. This discrimination has also debarred many girls from getting education and progressing in life. The ill-fate of Muslim girls has not only been prevalent in Muslim countries but they have been dealing with such situations in other countries as well. However things have changed for good now and the credit of all of it goes to Islamic charities UK and other voluntarily institutions. They have been consistently working for promoting Muslim girl’s education and giving them a better life to live.

Emergence of Sadaqah Jariyah

Muslim girls’ right to education also got a lot of encouragement with the presence of Sadaqah Jariyah. It is an act to provide voluntarily education to girls and that too free of cost. There are several benefits attached to it as discussed below

  • It is an act of charity that not only helps an individual perform good deeds but also enables people purify their soul and do some charity for the whole mankind.
  • The charity is not only about monetary favors; instead it involves anything and everything done for the benefit of people and their good life.
  • Doing good deeds enables an individual to elevate high in estimation in comparison to others in the eyes of Allah. Hence they are blessed with much love, affection and happiness.

Monday, 20 March 2017

Teachings of Charity through Schooling in Islam

Islam schools emphasize on the teachings of Quran and include them as a curriculum in the studies of students. These teachings are important and acts as building bricks of character of the Muslim students. Islam suggests that doing charity and good deed is very important for a Muslim. The teachings of The Prophet also states that when a Muslim dies, the things that will be eternal after him will be the rewards gained through charity, the knowledge he has spread and the worthy children he has who will pray for his peaceful eternal life.

Doing Charity and Good Deeds

As taught by The Prophet, Muslims believe that good deeds done and charity work undertaken by them is a part of their religious practice. Such practice is referred to as Sadaqah Jariyah or ceaseless charity in Islam. Islamic college teach that doing charity should be included in the ways of living life.This is one of the reasons, they ensure to undertake such charity activities in and around their schools, colleges and homes enabling children and their parents to participate in the same.

Types and Significance of Charity

The charity work may include donations, sponsoring a needy, distribution and passing of the teaching of the Holy Scriptures, planting trees, helping in the construction of mosques and helping animals.Making sure that Islamic students participate in charitable activities, they promote students to do such acts and enlighten them of different facts related to it. After performing religious activities, Hasanatis also brought to a true Muslim. Hasanat in simple terms means reward or credit one gain by doing charity work and good deeds.

Friday, 10 February 2017

Sadaqah and zakat- Islamic charity to help people

Sadaqah or saddka or sedekah mean charity in the name of Allah. Charity does not always mean money; it also includes treating people generously and sharing good thoughts with others. Helping others will never diminish anyone’s wealth. Zakat is one of the five pillars of Islam. Every Muslim must follow these principles which are mentioned in the Quran. Zakat means helping people to eradicate poverty in the world.

About Zakat

Sadaqah and Zakat are same both are done to help the people who are in need. Herein, a person willing to contribute can give certain portion of his profit in the name of Islamic charities. When people donate their wealth to others they receive the blessing of Allah as well as attain peace even after their death. Their souls are completely satisfied and happy after deaths they get the chance to experience heaven. Every Muslim who are financially independent are expected to perform Zakat in some or the other way, and extend help to the needy.

Impart Education as Charity

Education is divine. Educating people can help them gain knowledge and also improve nation’s wealth. Earlier people never let girls to get educated but now both men and women are treated equally. Various charities are done to lay the foundation of Islamic girls school and offer free education to the students. Now even in rural villages there are many charity centers that contribute and help people who are in need. This way, girls are given the chance to lead a better life than ever before. 

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Islamic charities for education of children

Imparting education amongst children is one of the most important things which can help them become knowledgeable and an intelligent individual. Kids belonging from poor financial background, often have to leave their studies in between due to financial crisis. In such a situation, such kids are left deprived and on the disposal of their destiny. During such situations charitable organizations come for the rescue of children, and provide their parents with funds to continue education for children. Apart from charitable organizations, various Muslims also come ahead for this noble task to help children and give them a better life. Contributing for the education of children is considered as one of the biggest Islamic charities which if performed, can help them yield blessings of Allah for life.

Education of girls

Girl’s education is also gaining importance with every passing day. Women today are achieving similar heights as that of men, and are walking along with them in every phase of life. Considering the fact, various Muslims are coming forward to make donations in girl’s Islamic secondary school and giving a boost to girl education. Muslims interested in making contributions, can make contributions either in monetary terms or can offer services which can help girls get good knowledge and prosper in life.


Making contribution for education of children is even considered a part of Sadaqah. For contributions made under Sadaqah are believed to benefit donors even after their life. Hence, for their good deeds they can expect to receive continuing benefits, especially when because of their donations children are able to live a successful and happy life.

Friday, 26 August 2016

Actions performed in Sadaqah Jariyah

Sadaqah Jariyah is an ongoing charity which is conducted by Muslims to earn various rewards which not only benefits current life of an individual but also provides them benefit after their death. Every Muslim is expected to perform good deeds in their life, and this is something which can give them various benefits and also help them yield a happy life.

Perform Good Actions And Deeds

Here are some of the actions and deeds which must be performed by a Muslim during his life :
  • Actively participate or give donation for building of Mosque.
  • Actively participate in the building of orphanage.
  • Sponsoring life of an orphan is one of the actions which can be performed while doing Muslim charity.
  • Distribute copies of Holy Quran to people, and every time a person reads it you shall receive Hasanat.
  • Donations should be made for building the school. Every time children receive knowledge from such school an individual shall receive Hasanat during their life and even after death.
  • Share Quran dua CDs over internet, and every time people use it for recitation then you will get Hasanat. 
  • Provide assistance or give donations for building hospital or dispensary. Along with it, giving away wheel chairs in hospital is also a charitable act to perform.
  • Place trees or donate for this cause, such that people can use them as a shade and protect themselves from sun’s excessive heat.

Above mentioned are some of the actions can be performed by Muslims to get Hasanat, and avail its benefits during life and even after life.

Monday, 22 August 2016

Jamea Al Kauthar and its Campus Picture Gallery

Jamea Al Kauthar is located in the heart of Lancaster, and consists of a Victorian four storey, grade II listed building (formerly Royal Albert Castle) which forms the boarding wings with extensive, safe and secure accommodation. The madrasah and school are situated in two separate buildings, and all three buildings are surrounded by 20.5 acres of beautiful natural grounds giving a serene setting to relax and enhance the mind and body. 

The Royal Albert is a historical building which, at the time of its construction, enjoyed the moral and financial support of members of the aristocracy and of wealthy businessmen. The day of the laying of the foundation stone was a major historical occasion for the city of Lancaster. The mayor invited all local inhabitants to observe a holiday in the town for half a day. Queen Victoria also granted her patronage to the institution and donated 100 guineas.

Royal Patronage continued to be granted by her successors, i.e. King Edward VII, King George V, King George VI. As such, the property has been very well maintained and is one of Lancaster’s most prominent and historical buildings. It has recently served as a hospital as well as a school for the mentally handicapped.

The buildings cover 300,00 sq. ft and are of similar design and layout to the world famous Oxford University. They are surrounded by 20.5 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. A Victorian, four storey, grade II listed building with extensive accommodation forms the boarding. The other two buildings form the madrasah and school.

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