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Isra and Mi’raj: The Mystical Night Journey and Ascension through the heavens

By Arshad Gamiet
“Before the Mi’raj occurred, Muslims had no idea as to how and when they should pray. Now we not only know how and when, but also, most importantly, we must remember the reason, the ‘why’ part. Why do we pray? Why 5 times a day? Why not just once? … When we Muslims pray, we enjoy a very special relationship with Allah. While other faiths have intermediaries, Muslims have no priest, Rabbi, Archbishop or even a Pope to stands between us and Allah. We worship Him directly and He answers us directly. Allah says “I listen to the prayer of everyone who calls me. Let them also then, listen to My call, so that they may walk on the straight way.”

Who are the truly successful ones?

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“Real success isn’t what most people think it is. Looking through the eyes of the Quran, with spiritual insight, we find that those nearest to Allah are the truly successful ones…”

Where are today’s Muslim historians?

By Dr Husni Hammuda
“600 years ago, Ibn Khaldun’s Muqaddimah (Prolegomena, or Introduction to history) laid the foundations for modern Sociology and Demography. He saw history as a process of causes and effects, rather than just a list of dates and events. Where are our modern Muslim Ibn Khalduns? If we don’t write our own history, someone else will, using their own bias and prejudice. We will then only have ourselves to blame….”

Every day is Women’s Day

By Arshad Gamiet
“Our daughters have a right to education. They also have a right to work, to own businesses and to develop their God-given talents so that all humankind benefits. They have a right to be loved and respected no less than our sons. ..”

Guard The Destroyer

By Khalil Moya
“Let us not allow our own tongues to be the instruments of our own destruction. Backbiting and slander are very serious sins in Islam…”

Don’t let Shaitaan divide us

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“Sadaqah karaamah is the highest form of Charity in Islam. That’s when someone has harmed you, and you have the right to retaliate, but out of love for Allah, you choose to forgive and forbear…”

Hardship: A Test of Faith and Patience

By Atif Jung
“As believers, we know that this life is not our final destination. The Quran promises us that we will be tested to our limits of endurance, to sort out the true from the false…”

Yaqeen: Certainty in Allah

By Dr Hossam Roushdi
“As believers, we have to cultivate a high level of certainty of faith… do not let your love of family, love of wealth, love of your home or your people be greater than your love for Allah and His messenger. If that happens, you will be in trouble, big trouble…”

Mind your heart: Stop lying!

By Khalil Moya
Prophet Muhammad sws said that the signs of a hypocrite are three: When he speaks, he tells lies; when he is entrusted with something, he betrays that trust; and when he promises, he breaks his promise…”