Monthly Archive: August 2012

Teaching children how to receive Ramadan and fasting it

Teaching children how to receive Ramadan and fasting it

 Teaching children how to receive Ramadan and fasting it Muhammad Mustafa Himidah Published On: 1/8/2012 A.D. – 13/9/1433 H. Teaching children the fasting of Ramadan is one of the things which occupies the minds...

25 Filipinos embrace Islam after lecture

25 Filipinos embrace Islam after lecture

   25 Filipinos embrace Islam after lecture Ahmed Shaaban Source: khaleejtimes Published On: 12/8/2012 A.D. – 24/9/1433 H.   As was the case in the last ten sessions of the Ramadan Forum, the Philippines...

Hamburg becomes first German city to recognize Islamic holidays

Hamburg becomes first German city to recognize Islamic holidays

Hamburg becomes first German city to recognize Islamic holidays Elisa Oddone Source: Totonto Star Published On: 18/8/2012 A.D. – 30/9/1433 H.     BERLIN—Hamburg has become Germany’s first city to recognize Islamic holidays, a...

Eid-ul-Fitr for Whom?

Eid-ul-Fitr for Whom?

Eid-ul-Fitr for Whom? Sayyid Abul A’la Maududi Source: EID-UL-FITR FOR WHOM? Published On: 17/8/2012 A.D. – 29/9/1433 H.   Some sections of the society are vigorously pursuing the view that Eid-ul-Fitr is a prominent...

Celebrations in Islam

Celebrations in Islam

Celebrations in Islam Muhammad al-Jibaly Source: Festivals and Celebrations in Islam Published On: 18/8/2012 A.D. – 30/9/1433 H.     Definition `Eed is any day of gathering. It is derived from `Aada (meaning returned), because...

The Basis of Islamic Belief

The Basis of Islamic Belief

The Basis of Islamic Belief By Dr. Gary Miller About the Author Gary Miller (Abdul-Ahad Omar) shows how we can establish true faith by setting standards of truth. He illustrates a simple but effective...

Tolerance is a basic principle of Islam

Tolerance is a basic principle of Islam

Tolerance is a basic principle of Islam Tolerance is a basic principle of Islam. It is a religious moral duty. Islam teaches tolerance on all levels: individual, groups and states. Tolerance is the mechanism...

A Glimpse of Muslim Spain

A Glimpse of Muslim Spain

By Dean Derhak     When you think of European culture, one of the first things that may come to your mind is the renaissance.  Many of the roots of European culture can be traced...

The spread of Islam in China

The spread of Islam in China

By Mohammed Khamouch Sad and his deputation brought presents and were warmly received at the royal court by the T’ang Emperor Kao-tsung, (r. 650-683) in c.651 CE, despite a recent plea of support against...

An account of how and when Islam first entered China

An account of how and when Islam first entered China

By Mohammed Khamouch The ‘Great Mosque of Guangzhou’ is also known as Huaisheng Mosque which means ‘Remember the Sage’ (A Memorial Mosque to the Prophet) and is also popularly called the ‘Guangta Mosque’ which...