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To The Groom

To The Groom

By Muhammad Saifur Rahman Nawhami This was originally a letter addressed to a groom. Some parts of it has been edited to make it more suitable for general readership. The responsibilty for wives can be read in the article entitled To the bride… – Ed All praise is to Allah, the most merciful and kind. Peace […]

 
Create weight in your actions

Create weight in your actions

By: Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani, Translated by Muhammad Saifur Rahman   This is an extract from a lesson on the final lesson of Bukhari in Madani Girl School, London on Sha’ban 1432. This is a translation from Urdu. To create weight in your actions, develop Ikhlas (sincerity). Every action, whatever the action, do it for […]

 
Muslims Who Lead and Fought Against British Colonial Rule

Muslims Who Lead and Fought Against British Colonial Rule

Some of the leading Muslim luminaries, both men and women, who lead and fought against British rule. To free India from tyrannical rule of the British. Nawab Sirajuddoula Sher E Maysoor TIPU SULTAN Hazrat Shah Waliullah Muhddith Dehlwi Hazrat Shah Abdul Aziz Muhaddith Dehlwi Hazrat Syed Ahmed Shaheed Hazrat Moulana Vilayet Ali Sadiqpuri Abu zafar […]

 

General loud dhikr is clearly proven from many Ahadith

General loud dhikr is clearly proven from many Ahadith. See the following Hadith: إِنَّ لِلَّهِ مَلاَئِكَةً يَطُوفُونَ فِي الطُّرُقِ يَلْتَمِسُونَ أَهْلَ الذِّكْرِ، فَإِذَا وَجَدُوا قَوْمًا يَذْكُرُونَ اللَّهَ تَنَادَوْا: هَلُمُّوا إِلَى حَاجَتِكُمْ ” قَالَ: «فَيَحُفُّونَهُمْ بِأَجْنِحَتِهِمْ إِلَى السَّمَاءِ الدُّنْيَا» قَالَ: ” فَيَسْأَلُهُمْ رَبُّهُمْ، وَهُوَ أَعْلَمُ مِنْهُمْ، مَا يَقُولُ عِبَادِي؟ قَالُوا: يَقُولُونَ: يُسَبِّحُونَكَ وَيُكَبِّرُونَكَ وَيَحْمَدُونَكَ وَيُمَجِّدُونَكَ…..  “Verily […]

 

Why do some Sunni Ulema – like the Deobandis – prohibit the Mawlid?

Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam   In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,   In an age and time when Muslims are being attacked by the enemies of Islam from every angle possible, to debate and argue about something that is really a non-issue (yes, a non-issue), such as “The Mawlid” is doing injustice […]

 

Israeli Settlements Have Grown During the Obama Years

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SEPT. 16, 2016, 12:07 P.M. E.D.T. JERUSALEM — In his landmark speech to the Arab world seven years ago, President Barack Obama warned that Israeli settlements on occupied territories were undermining hopes for peace. “It is time for these settlements to stop,” he declared. As Obama heads into the home stretch […]

 
Syria’s Aleppo : from a creation of beauty to a creation of destruction

Syria’s Aleppo : from a creation of beauty to a creation of destruction

“Aleppo’s old city was an extraordinary human creation. Now it’s empty and dead.” source : BBC.co.uk

 
How Do Trees Communicate

How Do Trees Communicate

How trees use the Wood Wide Web. Forester Peter Wohlleben thinks trees talk to each other through their roots and fungal networks. In his new book The Hidden Life of Trees, he explains that trees can register pain, learn things, and even protect and care for each other. source : BBC.co.uk

 

Eid-al-Adhaa Mubarak – 2016

Have a blessed Eid – May we be given the ability to seek the Truth and find it, and ultimately be blessed to see His Countenance in the life to come. For those of you who couldn’t go for Hajj this year, remember, as a sage once put it, there are people closer to the […]

 

How Israel aims to redefine ‘ethnic cleansing’

Netanyahu’s controversial comments have thrown another obstacle in the way of Palestinian statehood, analysts say. Nazareth – On one level, an incendiary video posted by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the weekend looked suspiciously like an own goal. In it, Netanyahu argues that a Palestinian demand to dismantle Jewish settlements amounts to the “ethnic […]

 

Qur’an and Modern Science: Compatible or Incompatible?

Islamic Research Foundation In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Introduction Ever since the dawn of human life on this planet, Man has always sought to understand Nature, his own place in the scheme of Creation and the purpose of Life itself. In this quest for Truth, spanning many centuries and diverse civilizations, […]

 

Expansion of the Universe In The Quran : Fact or Fiction ?

By Blogger : “ThatMuslimGuy”   The Quran says in Surah Adh-Dhariyat Verse 47: وَالسَّمَاءَ بَنَيْنَاهَا بِأَيْدٍ وَإِنَّا لَمُوسِعُونَ Waalssamaa banaynaha bi-aydin wa-inna lamoosiAAoona والسماء (wal-samāa) means – And the heaven Source: http://corpus.quran.com/wordmorphology.jsp?location=%2851:47:1%29 بنيناها (banaynāhā) means – We constructed/built it Source: http://corpus.quran.com/wordmorphology.jsp?location=%2851:47:2%29 بايد (bi-aydin) means – Literally with hands. However correct translation is with strength/power. Source: […]

 
Imam Abu Haneefa & Asking help from Prophet (PBUH)

Imam Abu Haneefa & Asking help from Prophet (PBUH)

by Asim ul Haq Some extreme sufis quote this statement of Imam Abu Hanifa to prove their shirk. Mujtahid, Imam ibn al-Hammam (d. 861 AH), mentioned from Imam Abu Hanifa in his Fath al-Qadir (Sharh al-Hidaya) the following narration 2/336 امام اعظم ابوحنیفه یا أكرم الثقلین یا كنز الوری جدلی بجودك و أرضنی برضاكا أنا طامع […]

 

What do the Scholars Say About Ibn Taymiyya ?

Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam, Darul Iftaa, Leicester , UK  In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Before answering the question, it is imperative to understand that extremism and immoderation is disapproved of in the Shariah. Islam is a religion of moderation and teaches its followers to be moderate in all spheres and walks of life. […]

 

Verses in the Qur’an about people whom Allah loves, and does not love

Those whom Allah loves :   Allah loves the good-doers (Qur’an sura 2, verse 195; 3:134 & 148; 5:13 & 93) Allah loves those who repent (Q 2:222) Allah loves those who purify themselves (Q 2:222; 9:108) “Say, ‘If you love Allah, follow me; Allah will love you…’” (Q 3:31) Allah loves those who fear Him […]

 
Many leftwing Israelis are leaving the country — ‘Forward’ breaks an important story

Many leftwing Israelis are leaving the country — ‘Forward’ breaks an important story

Philip Weiss on September 4, 2016 Yesterday the Forward ran an important piece, by Mairav Zonszein, saying that she and other leftwing Israelis are thinking of leaving the country, and many have left already: Everywhere I turn these days, many of my peers have left, are leaving, are planning to leave or are talking about […]

 
Even liberal Zionists wanted to send Palestinians to the moon

Even liberal Zionists wanted to send Palestinians to the moon

Jonathan Ofir on September 4, 2016   It has long been the trademark of the Israeli Zionist left, to blame the occupation of 1967 for the supposed moral corruption that has onset since, and its “demographic threat” to the “Jewish and democratic state”. Ari Shavit, who takes a generally “liberal Zionist” position, recently claimed that “Israel’s […]

 

My name is Ann Marie and this is how I accepted Islam

(written in 2012) I am 27 years old and I live in Ontario, Canada. Five years ago I accepted Islam and became a Muslim. I moved away from my family when I was 22 years old and I was living in a new place by myself. I was going through a severe depression at the […]

 

Racism-as-Zionism. Don’t Call It ‘pro-Israel.’ Call It What It Is: Disgusting

It’s time to stop pretending that racism can ever be good for the Jews. Opinion Piece in the Haaretz By Bradley Burston Aug 30, 2016 No more. It’s time to stop pretending that racism can ever be good for the Jews. Not in practice, and not in propaganda. It’s time to stop fooling ourselves that […]

 

Israel to introduce ‘modesty guidelines’ for women’s clothing at government events

Singer performing at beach concert was told to ‘get dressed’ Monday 29 August 2016 Israeli singer Hanna Goor claims her performance was cut short because she wore shorts and a bikini top Israel’s Culture Ministry is to introduce new rules about how modestly performers should dress at government-sponsored events. “Festivals and events funded by public […]

 

Women in burkinis and men in suits

Letters To The Guardian Newspaper A woman wearing a burkini paddles on the seashore in Marseille, southern France.   Monday 29 August This display of men controlling how women dress (Armed French police pictured ordering woman to remove burkini on Nice beach, 24 August) reminded me of my humiliation at an open-air pool in Ruislip […]

 

Head Imam of Masjid al-Aqsa on the effort of Tabligh

Shaykh Ali Umar Yaqoub Abbasi, the head Imam and Khateeb of Bait ul-Muqaddas [Masjid al-Aqsa, Palestine] is recently reported to have said, “Deen has spread throughout the world through Dawah and Tabligh. Because of it, we are Muslims today. Deen will prevail till Tabligh prevails and will go away if Tabligh is stopped. That is why […]

 

Scholars Who Spoke The Truth In All Circusmtances

Many events in the history of Muslims indicate that the Muslim scholars changed the course of history by their influence and guidance of the ruling classes of Islam. Lets look at some of the incidents. 1. Sulaiman bin Abdul Malik and Imam Hazrat Raja Bin Haiwah. During the Umayyads, Sulaiman bin Abdul Malik (may Allah […]

 

Celtic fans defy threat by hugging Palestine tighter

Liam O’Hare The Electronic Intifada 22 August 2016 Fans hold up Palestine flags during Glasgow Celtic’s match against an Israeli football team on 17 August.   Glasgow Celtic fans have launched a fundraiser to match any fine that Europe’s ruling football body, UEFA, will give the Scottish club for an expression of Palestine solidarity at […]

 

Church and Muslim community take part in neighbourhood street clean

Church and Muslim community take part in neighbourhood street clean   Sixty volunteers took to the streets to clean-up their local area (6th August 2016) The group tackled streets, grassy areas and public paths in the Lammack and Beardwood areas of Blackburn collecting over twenty bags of rubbish. The family oriented event saw over 20 children […]

 

In A Rotten Graveyard, Fragrance Of Musk From One Grave.

This is a true incident, shared originally by Imran Shahid  (in urdu) who also provided the translation to his original post on facebook. Imran Shahid 25 July at 15:41 · London · سودی عرب کا ایک قبرستان ۳۰ سال سے بند پڑا تھا آخر فیصلہ ہوا اب اسکو برابر کر دیا جاے اور گورنمنٹ نے اجازت […]

 

17 Premier League Teams Have Muslim Players (2016 – 2017 season)

Paul Labile Pogba is the latest Muslim to have joined the English Premier League, playing for Manchester United. He was introduced to the Islamic faith by his mother. Yeo Moriba, his mother, has been described as his inspiration. The English Premier League is the most watched professional sport league in the world. Clubs have diverse […]

 

Muslim Players In The Premier League 2016-17

A total of 49 Muslim players are in the Premier league, a whooping £276M has been spent so far in this summer’s transfer window bringing in just Muslim players. There’s also been a world record transfer fee for a Muslim player (Paul Pogba joins Manchester United for world-record £89m). Name Position Team Transfer Status   […]

 

Shah Waliullah Muhaddith Dehlawi

Syed Quṭb ad-Dīn Aḥmad Walī Allāh ibn ‘Abd ar-Raḥīm al-‘Umarī ad-Dihlawī (Arabic : قطب الدين أحمد ولي الله بن عبد الرحيم العمري الدهلوي) Dr. Iqbal, the poet of the East, has characterized the celebrated Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb as tarkashi maa raa khudangi akhareen (the last arrow in the quiver of Muslim power in India). The […]

 

‘It’s about freedom’: Ban boosts burkini sales ‘by 200%’

Aheda Zanetti, the Australian designer credited with inventing the burkini, at a swimsuit shop in western Sydney The Australian woman credited with creating the burkini says bans on the full-bodied Islamic swimsuit in France have boosted sales. The clothing – which combines “burqa” with “bikini” – leaves only the face, hands and feet on show. […]