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Our Primeval Covenant

By Arshad Gamiet.
“We all know that time passes quickly, and as we grow older, it seems that time is racing past at ever increasing speed. But really this is just an illusion. The poet Jalaluddin Rumi says that when you’re in a boat on a fast flowing river, it seems asif the trees on the riverbank are speeding by. Actually, the trees are standing still, and it is you that is speeding on to your final destination, your meeting with Allah…”

Welcome to all the students

By Arshad Gamiet
“…if you take all the scientific theories and lay them side by side with the Quranic view of Creation. You will not find a simpler, more logical and rational explanation…”

Last 10 days of Ramadan

By Arshad Gamiet
“The time was during the last ten nights of Ramadan in the year 610 and the place was in a cave on Jabal Nur, the Mountain of Light, near Makka. Here Jibreel took Muhammad sws, the son of Abdullah, in a tight embrace, and commanded him to “Read!”

The Sunna as Primordiality

By Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad (Tim Winter).
Twentieth-century Western art is not a subject for which we Muslims have much time. The alert among us are conscious that it neatly represents the decline of the Western Christian worldview…

Choices for Muslims in the West

By Arshad Gamiet
“Our modern world has brought together people of diverse cultures into a global village, and we Muslims in the West have to make some crucial choices about our relationship with our neighbours in the wider community.”

Worship with Understanding

By Arshad Gamiet
“It’s not our fault if we don’t know Arabic. But it is our fault if we don’t care to learn at least the meaning of our Arabic prayers in our own language…”

The Excellence of Saladin (Salahuddin Ayyubi)

By Sheikh Hassan Elwan
“Salahuddin Ayyubi showed mercy to the Christians of Jerusalem, following the example of Omar ibn al Khattab, and Omar followed the example of Prophet Muhammad, sws when he showed Mercy to the Quraish of Makka…”

The Gift of Mi’raj

This momentous event occurred more than 14 centuries ago. Then, as now, it aroused the sceptics and cynics to dismiss it as a fantasy, as a delusion. How can someone travel hundreds of miles in one night, and then claim to have travelled through the heavens to the throne of God?