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 [...]

2017-10-27T01:45:28+00:00 September 30th, 2014|Hajj, Islamic Teachings, On Faith, Pilgrimage|

Why are millions going to Makkah?

877-Why-Islam presents a brief talk given by Mubinul Kathrada at an interfaith luncheon hosted by Zubaida Foundation. Hajj, or the Pilgrimage, is the last among those acts of Worship, which Islam enjoins upon its followers. Like Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving, it mounds their [...]

2017-10-27T01:39:10+00:00 September 29th, 2014|Abraham (Peace Be Upon Him), Hajj, On Faith, Pilgrimage|

Are We Really Inspired by Prophet Muhammad?

By Tarek M. T. Ezzat In June 2010, Muslims in the UK produced an excellent series of short videos titled "Inspired by Muhammad" to improve public understanding of Islam and Muslims. This campaign gave an overview of many aspects of the manners, teachings and dealings of Prophet Muhammad which [...]

2017-10-25T16:39:12+00:00 September 18th, 2014|Muhammad, Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), On Faith, Prophet Muhammad|

Moment of Clarity

By Daliah Merzaban When endeavouring to explain to someone how I uncovered my spirituality, I usually say it happened quite suddenly, in a moment of clarity. Throughout my childhood and young adult years, God remained in the background of my consciousness. I believed in Him, and performed some rituals of worship [...]

2017-09-27T11:47:44+00:00 September 7th, 2014|God, On Faith|
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