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  • Islam is your birthright -II

    Muslims:TheModerateNation: The chief characteristic of the Islamic concept of life is that it does not recognize a conflict or a separation between the spiritual and the mundane. It does not recognize ritualism, secularism or materialism. For a Muslim, all aspects of life, the spiritual and the material, the State and the religion are interrelated,.. More

  • The entire world is asking: what is Islam?

    According to various reports in the Arab press, a wave of Americans has converted to Islam since September 11. 'Alaa Bayumi, director of Arab Affairs at the Council for American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), wrote in the London daily Al-Hayat : "Non-Muslim Americans are now interested in getting to know Islam. There are a number of signs... Libraries.. More

  • Penal laws in Islam

    In Islam, there are specific penal laws for major crimes. The underlying principles here are the following. Firstly, no matter how ideal a religion is, there will be some forms of transgression by some persons. Secondly, there are major crimes that need major punishments. The major transgressions, according to Islam, are murder, highway robbery,.. More

  • Islam, its meaning and message

    One of the serious problems of the present age is that the old norms have failed to convince and hold our Muslim youth, and we are facing a new era of Ignorance, a fresh period of Jaahiliyyah, as the Arabs would call it. Whether this is because Western values have an intrinsic fault, or that some affliction has infected our communications media, the.. More

  • Islam is not merely idea

    No Muslim can accept the categorization of Islam as merely an “idea”. Islam is based on the word of God, revealed syllable by syllable to Prophet Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, (may Allah exalt his mention), 1400 years ago. Thus, it is not merely idea; rather it is an idea, ideology, the Truth and a complete way of life... More

  • Islam: the perfect religion and way of life for all

    It is imperative that we strive to know Islam. Allah’s Messenger, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, (may Allah exalt his mention) who was sent to the whole mankind, encouraged us to acquire knowledge of Islam in order to comprehend it. Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, narrated that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,.. More

  • The true religion

    The religion of Islam The first thing that one should know and clearly understand about Islam is what the word ‘Islam’ itself means. The religion of Islam is not named after a person as in the case of Christianity, which was named after Jesus Christ, Buddhism after Gotama Buddha, Confucianism after Confucius, and Marxism after Karl Marx... More

  • Islam is not a new message

    Since the creation of man, there have been many Divine messages and Prophets, may Allah exalt their mention, sent by God to humankind. Numerous messages were revealed to many Prophets, may Allah exalt their mention, who were sent to different nations at different times. However, all these messages, from the first to the last, contained the same in essence... More

  • The world of Islam

    A fifth of humankind follows Islam, the fastest growing and perhaps most misunderstood religion on earth. Faced with a secular modern world, Muslims are turning anew to the roots of their faith. Borne aloft five times a day, from Shanghai to Chicago, Jakarta to Timbuktu, Islam's call to prayer stirs the soul of devout Muslims everywhere. Whether.. More

  • Islam: basic principles & characteristics -II

    Islam is not a religion in the common, distorted meaning of the word, confining its scope to the private life of man. It is a complete way of life, catering to all the fields of human existence. Islam provides guidance for all aspects of life – individual and social, material and moral, economic and political, legal and cultural, national and.. More

  • Islam: basic principles & characteristics -I

    Islam is the religion of truth. It is the embodiment of the code of life, which Allah, the Creator and Lord of the Universe, has revealed for the guidance of mankind. The Meaning of Islam: Islam is an Arabic word which denotes submission, surrender and obedience. As a religion, Islam stands for complete submission and obedience to Allah - that.. More

  • Morality in Islam

    One of the most important aspects of a Muslim's life is to have high moral standards. Since the beginning of Islam, Prophet Muhammad sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallamwas mainly concerned with teaching and disciplining Muslims to have the best manners and personal characteristics. His personal life and behaviour were reflective of his teachings, which were.. More

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