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    Becoming Spiritually Punctual

    by Daliah Merzaban Praying the five daily prayers on time Before I genuinely began to cultivate and nurture my relationship with God, I regarded the five daily prayers that Islam enjoins on believers as laborious. It seemed impractical to expect that I would be able to stop what I was doing during my busy work schedule […]

Becoming Spiritually Punctual

by Daliah Merzaban
Praying the five daily prayers on time
Before I genuinely began to cultivate and nurture my relationship with God, I regarded the five daily prayers that Islam enjoins on believers as laborious. It seemed impractical to expect that I would be able to stop what I was doing during my busy work schedule to take […]

By |October 19th, 2014|On Faith, Prayer|0 Comments

Physics in the light of the Quran

By Muhammad Ammar Mustafa
The universe as we know it today is one of the greatest mysteries of science. Its sheer vastness makes it impossible to explore thoroughly and the presence of dark matter and dark energy keep 95.1% of the universe hidden from us. Therefore, the universe that we see and understand so far is […]

By |October 17th, 2014|The Holy Quran|6 Comments

What do Muslims think about Jesus (PBUH)?

 

 

Muslims respect and venerate Jesus Christ. They consider him to be one of God’s greatest messengers to humankind. The Qur’an re-affirms his miraculous birth and his miraculous abilities. Furthermore, his mother Mary is regarded as one of the most pure and exalted women of all creation. As the Quran says:

“Behold! the angel said: ‘God has […]

By |October 15th, 2014|Christianity, Common Ground, Jesus (Peace Be Upon Him)|22 Comments
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    Moses and Khidr

        God conveys a very interesting meeting in the Quran between Moses and Khidr, a man endowed with knowledge of the unseen by God. This passage effectively portrays the limitations of human vision and intellect, as brilliantly shown through Moses’ experiences, which we can connect with even today. (Read more: Story of Moses in […]

Moses and Khidr

 

 

God conveys a very interesting meeting in the Quran between Moses and Khidr, a man endowed with knowledge of the unseen by God. This passage effectively portrays the limitations of human vision and intellect, as brilliantly shown through Moses’ experiences, which we can connect with even today. (Read more: Story of Moses in the Quran)

Moses […]

By |October 10th, 2014|Moses (Peace Be Upon Him), On Faith|1 Comment
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    Festival of The Sacrifice

    Azra Awan Muslims from all over the world anticipate the annual three-day celebration of a historical event that took place thousands of years ago during the time of Prophet Abraham [pbuh]1. This occasion, known as Eid-ul-Adha or the Festival of Sacrifice, is a representation of two significant Islamic events: the culmination of the Hajj (or […]

Festival of The Sacrifice

Azra Awan
Muslims from all over the world anticipate the annual three-day celebration of a historical event that took place thousands of years ago during the time of Prophet Abraham 1. This occasion, known as Eid-ul-Adha or the Festival of Sacrifice, is a representation of two significant Islamic events: the culmination of the Hajj (or pilgrimage […]

By |October 6th, 2014|On Faith, Pilgrimage|0 Comments
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    Universal Lessons of Hajj

    Faisal Kutty Millions of pilgrims from all over the world will be converging on Mecca in the coming days. They will retrace the footsteps of millions who have made the spiritual journey to the valley of Mecca since the time of Adam. Hajj literally means, “to continuously strive to reach one’s goal.” It is the […]

Universal Lessons of Hajj

Faisal Kutty
Millions of pilgrims from all over the world will be converging on Mecca in the coming days. They will retrace the footsteps of millions who have made the spiritual journey to the valley of Mecca since the time of Adam.

Hajj literally means, “to continuously strive to reach one’s goal.” It is the last of […]

By |October 5th, 2014|On Faith, Pilgrimage|0 Comments

Strength Through Character: Why the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is Important to All of Mankind

By Osman Shaheen
Many of the problems facing people in today’s world can be traced to a lack of adherence to moral values. From murder to embezzlement, the number and size of criminal activities have increased exponentially in the last five decades. One needs only to turn on the local evening news to become aware of […]

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    Hajj and the Neglected Legacy of a Great Woman

    Dr. Mohammad Omar Farooq Islam teaches us to submit completely and whole-heartedly. “O you who believe! Enter into Islam completely, whole-heartedly…” (Quran 2:208) It also calls for a submission that is spontaneous and conscientious, without any hesitation or resistance against the will and guidance of God. “But no, by your Lord, they can have no […]

Hajj and the Neglected Legacy of a Great Woman

Dr. Mohammad Omar Farooq
Islam teaches us to submit completely and whole-heartedly. “O you who believe! Enter into Islam completely, whole-heartedly…” (Quran 2:208)

It also calls for a submission that is spontaneous and conscientious, without any hesitation or resistance against the will and guidance of God. “But no, by your Lord, they can have no (real) faith, […]

By |October 1st, 2014|Muslim Heritage, Pilgrimage|1 Comment

Concept of God in Islam

Concept of God in Islam
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Monotheism, belief in one God, is the most important and foundational concept in Islam. Muslims believe in one God who created the universe and has power over everything within it. He is unique and exalted above everything He creates, and His greatness cannot be compared to His creation. Furthermore, He […]

By |October 1st, 2014|Concept of God, On Faith|39 Comments
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    Hajj: The Journey of a Lifetime

    by Ni’mah Isma’il Nawwab The hajj, or pilgrimage to Makkah, a central duty of Islam whose origins date back to the Prophet Abraham, brings together Muslims of all races and tongues for one of life’s most moving spiritual experiences. For 14 centuries, countless millions of Muslims, men and women from the four corners of the […]

Hajj: The Journey of a Lifetime

by Ni’mah Isma’il Nawwab
The hajj, or pilgrimage to Makkah, a central duty of Islam whose origins date back to the Prophet Abraham, brings together Muslims of all races and tongues for one of life’s most moving spiritual experiences.

For 14 centuries, countless millions of Muslims, men and women from the four corners of the earth, have […]

By |September 30th, 2014|On Faith, Pilgrimage|1 Comment