FORGIVENESS: ISLAM’S PATH TO PEACEFUL FELLOWSHIP

By Moin Qazi
“There are few virtues which have as powerful an aura of divinity as forgiveness. Forgiveness is an opportunity to adorn our souls with Godliness. Forgiveness can take many forms, but at its most basic, it is the offer of goodness to the one who has hurt you…”

 Jews and Muslims United For This New Year

By Rabbi Allen S Maller
“The Jewish and Muslim New Year will fall on the same day, or days this year; September 20, at sunset and September 20 until it gets dark. This is not surprising since both Islam and Judaism use a lunar calendar, which begins with the first evening sighting of the new moon. ..”

Natural disasters: punishment or test from God?

By Dr Muzammil Siddiqi
“Tsunamis, hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, fire and other natural disasters have been occurring throughout the passage of time.

Seeing the human suffering, death and destruction we are all shaken. It is difficult to forget the scenes of death, pain, cries of people, men women and children. Those who believe in God are concerned to know why God allowed these disasters to happen. Those who do not believe in God are ready to exploit this disaster to argue against God or His existence…”

The single greatest verse in the Qur’an

By Shaykh Ahsan Hanif
“We ask Allah to make us love the Quran, and to follow its teachings. We ask Allah to let the Quran bear witness on the Day of Judgement, that we loved it and followed it to the best of our ability…”

When you behold Allah’s majesty…by Ibn Al Qayyim

By Ibn Al Qayyim
“He is perfectly knowledgeable of what rests inside the souls of His slaves, observing their every private and public affair. All alone, He manages His kingdom; He hears and sees, gives and withholds, rewards and punishes, honors and humiliates, creates and provides, takes life and gives it, portions and plans…”

Eidul Adha khutbah

By Arshad Gamiet
“With so many Muslims enduring unspeakable hardship in so many places today, the blessings, the barakah, and the spiritual lessons of Hajj are desperately needed by all. Just like Nabi Ibraheem, let us willingly sacrifice our time, money and material possessions that we love so much, to serve Allah. This is the true meaning of Prophet Abraham’s prayer:

“Innas salatee wa nusukee wa mahyaya wama maatee lil Laahi rabbil aalameen”

“Surely, my prayer, my sacrifice, my life and my death is for Allah, the Lord of all the Worlds”

Khuluq: Islamic manners and morals

By Essam Mahgoub
“Deep, penetrating knowledge is impossible without Taqwa, awe-inspired Allah awareness. For example, Al Khwarithmi was actually a scholar of Inheritance Law. He was so precise in his calculations that his work became known as “Algorithms” in mathematics. This amazing legacy is still in use today. It’s a vital part of computer programming. This is Allah’s gift to a talented servant whose search for knowledge was driven by Taqwa…”

How we lose our Iman (faith)

By Nouman Ali Khan
“Losing your faith comes gradually, not overnight. Beware of keeping bad company. Choose your firends wisely. Seek out friends who love Allah and do good…”

Islam is easy: We make it difficult!

By Nouman Ali Khan
“Sometimes, in our dealings with people, we are too impatient with them. We must be forbearing, mercifull, patient, just as Allah is patient with our own misbehaviour….”