Mohammed Fayaaz Kazi was beaten to death by two white men in Magaliesburg, South Africa on the 9 August after being insulted over his beard and called Bin Laden. Although religious violence in South Africa is rare, there have been reports of other religious comments against Muslims. Talk Radio 702 has hosted a talk show on the brutal killing on 14 August at 9pm. Listen to the talk below. "Talk show in progress and will be available soon" … [Read more...]
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I love this poem by Saudi Arabian poet, Abdul Rahman al-Ashmāwi. His poems make me weep. When I first read the poem and when I came to the part where the moon says "و قال أتعني الرّسول الكريم؟ ، أتعني الصّدّيق، أتعني عمر؟" - "Do you mean tales of the gracious Prophet, Do you mean as-Siddique (Abu Bakr) or do you mean 'Umar?", my heart skipped a beat and the tears began to flow as I read on. This is … [Read more...]
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By: Mahmood Ahmad Ghadanfar This book is about the life stories of the Mothers of the Believers and 16 other Sahabyat who had been given the good news of the paradise in this world by Prophet Muhammad (S). There are good examples in the lifestyle of the Mothers of the believers and women Companions especially for the Muslim women. It is necessary for all of us to study the Seerah of these noble and fortunate women. Besides the Mothers of the … [Read more...]
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By: Dr. Shawqi Abu Khalil. An Authentic Collection of the Qur'anic Information with Maps, Tables and Pictures This Atlas is new in its subject, a subject that has not been touched before. It helps whoever recites the Qur'an or studies it to specify the locations mentioned by the Noble Verses, and to mark those places of ancient people mentioned in the Qur'an. This is besides locating areas where the incidents of the prophetic Seerah occurred. … [Read more...]
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Arabic Calligraphy is a form of art derived from the Aramaic Nabatean Alphabet that beautifies text and creativity. Calligraphy is also a form of expression of style, culture and identity that has been carried throughout the ages. Islamic calligraphy, as some call it Arabic Calligraphy, comprises of mostly passages taken from The Quraan and Hadith and is considered by Muslims as the highest form of art. Although The Quraan is still the main … [Read more...]
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Anas (radiallahu anhu) reports : "Once when Ramadhaan began, Rasoolullah (Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam) said: "A month has verily come upon you, wherein lies a night better than a thousand months. Whoever misses such a night has indeed been deprived of all that is good and none is deprived of it, except he who is really unfortunate." I hope that we have gained some goodness and are not deprived of good of this blessed night to our laziness and … [Read more...]