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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 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, no Rabbi, no Archbishop or even a Pope to stand between us and Allah. We worship Allah directly and Allah 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.”

The Chosen People

By Ustadh Abdul Basith Awan

Some Muslims suffer from an inferiority complex, so they uncritically adopt the western liberal culture. Actually, Islam is far superior, but they don’t realise it. We must fully appreciate our Islamic values so that we can become personal examples those who are spiritually lost

Looking to Prophet Muhammad sws as a role model

By Musab Asghar

Looking for a role model is part of our primordial nature. As children, we model our behaviour on our parents, As we grow into adulthood, we constantly seek heroes and role models to imitate. What better role model is there, than Allah’s last Messenger, sws? The Quran describes him as “the most excellent example,” ‘uswatul hasanah’

The Night that changed History: Lailatul Qadr

By Arshad Gamiet
“You and I also have access to that magical force that transforms human hearts and illuminates human societies.  You and I also have access to Allah’s Sacred Word, the Noble Quran. This is the gift of Lailatul Qadr, the Night of Power. If you and I study the Quran and live the Prophetic Sunnah to the best of our ability, Allah will raise our status. Allah will make us the inspiring leaders that people respect and love…”

The most precious thing about you…

By Dr Osman Latiff

What is the most precious thing about you? Is it your appearance, your wealth, your social status? Your education? It’s none of these! Sura Al Hujurat declares in one sweeping verse addressed to all humanity,,,

By the Early Morning Brightness..

By Dr Osman Latiff
“A beautiful Ramadan reminder about the sense of hope and anticipation of better times ahead for the Believers who are enduring hardship with patience and perseverance.”

Summary of Sura Al-Kahf (The Cave)

By Sheikh Abdul Hamid Lachporia
“Almighty Allah Subhanahu Wata’ala urges us to be curious about life and the world around us, to study every phenomenon, and, at the same time, to study the Most Noble and Holy Qur’an and reflect on its concepts and meanings. Without this reflection and the will to learn and discover, we will be bereft of guidance and understanding…”