Understanding the Quran Al-Baqarah (The Cow)
Meaning of Surah Al-Baqarah with Explanatory Notes by Kaleem Ullah Khan
Pearls from Prophet(SAW) Fasting in the Light of Ahadith
Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W) said: "Allah Ta'Ala has ordained fasting in Ramadhan compulsory, and I have decreed (by the command of Allah) wakefulness at night (i.e. Taraweeh, etc.) Sunnat.
Hayyat-e-Sahabah The Third Caliph, Hazrat Uthman (R.A) – (644-656 A.C.)
When 'Umar (R.A) fell under the assassin's dagger, before he died the people asked him to nominate his successor.
Muslim Luminaries Qudrat Ullah Shahab
Qudrat Ullah Shahab is the first Muslim of the J&K state to have qualified for civil services examinations (ICS) in the pre-partitioned India in 1941, A. A. JawwadKhurshid presents a life-sketch of the celebrated son-of-soil.
Islam & Science Muslim Contribution to Science and Culture (III)
Islam not only bound the nomadic tribes of Arabia in a common bond of brotherhood, it gave them a book, the Qur’ān which taught them how to lead a life of purity and righteousness.
Society Mothers : Producers of Heroes
Respect for mothers occupies a very high position on the ladder of Islam, and is very heavy in its scales. It is reported in the 'Sahih' that a man came to the Messenger of Allah (saw) and said: “O Messenger of Allah, who is most deserving of my kind treatment?” He replied: “Your mother.” The man asked: “Then who?” He replied: “Your mother.” The man asked again: “Then who?” He replied: “Your mother.” The man asked again: “Then who?” He replied: “Your father.”
Empower Yourself TREATY OF HUDAIBIYA
The most important event of the period was the Treaty of Hudaibiya in the sixth year of Hijra. While the Muslims in general did not comprehend the implications of this apparently humiliating treaty, the Prophet (S.A.W) had foreseen its great benefits and the soundness of his strategy…..
Tips Set 10 Goals for this Ramadan
Almost all of us do it - once Iftar time hits, we just keep plowing food and drink into our mouths till it's hard to move, afterwards.
Lessons from Seerat PROPHET’S HUMAN FEELINGS
The Prophet(S.A.W) like any other human being was moved by feelings, shared in the joys as well as in the sorrows of others. He had great affection for his consorts…
Food for Thought PROPHET’S PERSONAL HABIT
The Prophet(S.A.W) often sat on his haunches and sometimes put his arms round his legs, sometimes covering his legs with some cloth….
Experience PROPHET’S (pbuh) UNDAUNTED FIRMNESS
Here are just a few examples of the great sufferings and undaunted firmness of Prophet (S.A.W) and all those who joined the Prophet’s camp and none who did so escaped the furnace of tortures in extreme outrage unleashed by Quraish.
Spotlight Muhammad (pbuh) : The Prophet for Our Time
The life of the Prophet Muhammad was as crucial to the unfolding Islamic ideal as it is today. His career revealed the inscrutable God's activity in the world, and illustrated the perfect surrender (in Arabic, the word for "surrender" is Islam) that every human being should make to the divine.
Editalk Taghut : Antonym of Allah
Taghut is a word used several times over in the Quran in different contexts with a consistent core of signification so that it ultimately emerges as an important Quranic term.
Exploring Al-Quran QURAN & RAMAZAN
“It was the month of Ramadan in which the Qur'an was [first] bestowed from on high as a guidance unto man and a self-evident proof of that guidance, and as the standard by which to discern the true from the false
Seerat-e-Tayyibah Prophet Muhammad(S.A.W) : An Easy Introduction
Muhammad(S.A.W) taught his followers to believe in the God of Adam, Noh, Ibrahim, Yaqub, Mosa, Davood, Suliman and Eisa, peace be upon them all, and to believe in them as true prophets, messengers and slaves of Almighty Allah, writes YUSUF ESTES, a World famous Daa’e and a former Christian Preacher.
My journey to Islam Dr.Muhammad Huzaifa – (Ram Kumar)
My family despite being fairly educated has been notorious for being anti-muslim and bigot.
Interview of the month An interview with Dr Abu Ameena Bilal Philips
Dr. Bilal Philips is a world renowned Islamic scholar and holds posts ranging from Dean to Director at institutions in four countries: Preston International College (Chennai), Knowledge International University (Riyadh), Islamic Studies Academy(Doha), College of Dawah (Sudan) and is Chancellor of ISLAMIC ONLINE UNIVERSITY. Born in Jamaica he has lived in Canada, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E. and Qatar. After embracing Islam in the 70's, he has constantly been in the quest of gaining knowledge and after graduating from the Islamic University of Medina, he did his M.A. from the Riyadh University followed by a Ph.D from the University of Wales (1994). Following is the text of the 30 min. interview he gave to Iesha Javed in February 2010.
Islamic Perspective Knowledge in Islam
Attainment of knowledge is a must for every Muslim.Thus, education is not only a fundamental right but a religious right of all Muslims- male & female, rich & poor, white & black.
Young Thought FARMAAN-E-NABWI
There is no superiority for an Arab over a non-Arab and for a non-Arab over an Arab
Iqbaliyat Iqbal and the Reconstruction of Islamic Thought
According to Iqbal, the birth of Islam was the birth of inductive intellect; it was the Qur´anic emphasis on observation and experience, as well as its stress on the concrete and the finite, which gave rise to the scientific method of inquiry. Part I of the series by Dr Israr Ahmed
Purification to Perfection Inner Dimensions of Fasting
The spirit and secret nature of Fasting is to weaken the forces which are Satan's means of leading us back to evil. It is therefore essential to cut down one's intake to what one would consume on a normal night, when not Fasting.
Social Reformation Dowry – The termite that has vandalised our social fabric
It is shocking that despite clear verdict of our Shariah where dowry is considered Haram, the groom's family consider it their right to receive it, writes Muzaffar Khadim