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Female French Director Embraces Islam

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CAIRO – French director Isabelle Matic has announced her decision to revert to Islam on her FaceBook account, making the unexpected announcement only a few days after Charlie Hebdo Paris attacks. “Today, I passed through the first pillar of Islam. There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is His Prophet,” Matic said in a message posted on her Facebook ...

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Qur’an Recitation: Participation of the Inner Self

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Reading the Qur'an, the tilawah, must involve your whole 'person'. Only thus will you be able to elevate your encounter with the Qur'an to the level where you can be called a 'true' believer in the Qur'an (Al-Baqarah 2: 121). What is the Heart? The more important part of your 'person' is your inner self. This inner self the Qur'an ...

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Relations with Christians according to Muhammad (s) :- Dr. Aslam Abdullah

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Under the guidance of Pope John Paul II the Catholic Church provided significant leadership in promoting peace, justice and harmony among religions. Now the new Pope, the most revered figure in the Catholic world, infallible to his followers and the representative of God to his co-religionist is choosing a path of dialogue with Muslims that seems disturbing. In a recent ...

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America’s early Muslims

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IT was not the imam’s first time at the rodeo. Scheduled to deliver an invocation at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo last week, Moujahed Bakhach of the local Islamic Association of Tarrant County canceled his appearance because of the backlash brought on by a prayer he had offered a few days before. The imam had been asked to ...

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Qur’an Recitation: Participation of the Inner Self (2) Recite with Allah in Mind

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Editor Note: In this part of the series and the next ones, the author explains the steps towards a rich and interactive experience with the Qur'an recitation that gets your inner self involved. There are seven states of consciousness which you must try to develop by remembering certain things, absorbing them and by frequently reminding yourself of them. The Qur'anic ...

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Tilawah (Recitation) of the Qur’an Revisited

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Tilawah is the word that the Qur'an uses to describe the act of its reading. No single word in English can convey its full meaning. 'To follow' is the closest to its primary meaning. 'To read' is only secondary, for in reading too, words follow each other, one closely behind the other, in an orderly and meaningful sequence. If one ...

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Charity begins to safeguard you wealth & You are answerable how you earn it.

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By Marshad Barry (Dip in Journalism University of Colombo) Smiling in your brother’s face is an act of charity. So is enjoining good and forbidding evil,  giving directions to the lost traveller,  aiding the blind and  removing obstacles from the path. -Prophet Muhammad (SAW) Today many of us work from dawn to dusk to earn money, making that the only ...

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Coins dating back to reign of Umar ibn al-Khattab found in Turkey

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Ankara (IINA) – A Turkish citizen, named Jorlar Youghal, from Selim, a town of Kars Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey, has found 7 pieces of ancient silver coins with Arabic inscriptions, dating back to the reign of Caliph Umar ibn al-Khattab. Turkey's Ikhlas News Agency reported that Youghal, 53, who works as a shepherd, said he discovered ...

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A word on charity and upliftment

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By: alahazrat.net Source: http://muslimvillage.com Giving money to the poor is an emblem of Islam and a sunna of the Prophet Muhammad (Allah bless him and give him peace). He was never asked for anything, except that he gave it, and he would give without fearing poverty. People said that he was more generous than the “sent wind” that brings the rain ...

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