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Muslim Resource Center


This page contains links to some basic resources that Muslims may need. It is particularly aimed at new Muslims.


How to Offer Salat

Manner of Performing Salat - Includes pictures and sound files to help new Muslims learn how to pray.

For other presentations of this material, see:


Find Salat Times for Your Area

Islamicity Prayer Times

Prayer Minder

Prayer Times from


Find the Nearest Masjid

Islamic Finder

Muslim Directory


Other Important Islamic Observances

Dhu'l-Hijjah Page - What you need to know even if you're not going on hajj

Ramadan Page - What you need to know for the Ramadan fast


How to Live According to Quran and Sunna

Hanbali List - Answers to common questions, according to the Hanbali madhhab

Islam Q&A - Answers to common questions, answered by Shaykh Muhammad al-Munajjid

The Lawful and the Prohibited in Islam - Shaykh Yusuf Qaradawi's guide to the Shari'a

Understanding Islam - Answers to common questions, answered by brother Moiz Amjad, a Pakistani scholar


Eating Halal

A Brief Guide to Halal and Haram in Food Items - Explains the principles behind eating halal

Halal and Healthy - Links and resources about eating halal

Some sites that will tell you what specific products are halal or haram:

Some online stores that sell halal food:

See also Directory of Muslim Businesses


Hijab Issues for Sisters

"Why Should I Wear Hijab?" - Learn about why hijab is an Islamic obligation

Tips for Beginning to Wear Hijab - Want to wear hijab but are unsure how to start? Read this article, inshallah

Other hijab resources include:


Other Resources for Muslims

Muslim Lawyers Network - Find a Muslim laywer to help you. Site has other legal resources as well