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BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO ISLAM

INTRODUCTION Let us, for the sake of analogy, assume  that you are travelling alone on a road which, after a certain point, bifurcates into two: One a hilly and difficult track; and the other a smooth and comfortable path sloping down to a…

The Library of Secrets

For a thousand years, Muslim civilisation stretched from southern Spain as far as China. From the 7th century onwards, scholars of many faiths built on the ancient knowledge of the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans, making breakthroughs that paved the way for the Renaissance. The discoveries made by men and women in Muslim civilisation have left their mark on the way we live today. 1001 Inventions uncovers a thousand years of science and technology that had a huge but hidden impact on the modern world.More

Ascribing power and Ability

We should know that the most comprehensive and inclusive formula for expressing the repudiation of one’s own claim to power and ability is La hawla wa-la quwwata illa bi’Llah (‘there is neither power nor ability save by God’). Meaning of…

What is Islam?

Islam means submission to Allaah and obedience of His orders, worshipping Him alone sincerely and abiding by His Laws as much as you can and leaving evil and wrong doing definitively.. Allaah sent Mohammad, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, with the religion…

Sanctity of Life

It is a manifestation of the dignity of man that Islam has placed an infinite value on human life. This is expressed in the Qur’an in the following terms: We ordained for the children of Israel that if anyone slew…

Islam, America and July 4th – The Muslim Times

Reciting, “One Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all” is like coming home for 4th-of-july.jpgMuslims. Indeed, Islam rests on the foundation of Tauheed, the oneness of God, oneness of universe and oneness of mankind with liberty and justice. If Quran, the holy book of Muslims can be summed up in one word, it would be justice. Justice imbues a sense of security and trust among people leading to peace and prosperity. Our country started out with the constitution that no other nation on the earth had done before…more: themuslimtimes