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Farid Salman: “What is the difference between traditional Islam and Salafiyyah?”

 

We would like to bring to reader’s attention an interview with Farid Salman the Chairperson of Ulama Council of a centralized Islamic organization Russian Association for Islamic Consent (RAIC) and the President of the Holy Qur’an and Sunnah Research Centre, Kazan.

 

Ten years later: Paying tribute to the forgotten Arab victims of 9/11

Source : Kamal Kobeissi | Al Arabiya / New York / 11 Sept 2011

Throughout the 10 years that followed the September 11 attacks in New York and Washington hardly anyone heard about the Arab victims of that massive terrorist attack that claimed the lives of 3,000 civilians. It is not clear why they have been neglected. Perhaps it is because there were few of them, and because marginalization has always been their destiny.

 

Taliban 'offered bin Laden trial before 9/11'

Source: Mujib Mashal | Al Jazeera / Kabul / 11 Sept 2011

The Taliban government in Afghanistan offered to present Osama bin Laden for a trial long before the attacks of September 11, 2001, but the US government showed no interest, according to a senior aide to the Taliban leader, Mullah Omar.

 

Islam and orthodox Christianity

Theological grounds of good neighborliness

The necessity of interfaith peace-building is discussed a lot in Russia. People speak of it on the state’s top-level. Heads of the largest religious organizations point to the topic. Actually it is no need to dispute about this; this is kind of a perfect matter-of-fact. And when officials hold forums where the first persons take part, the first persons say nice and right things to one another.

 

Ahmadinejad says US used 9/11 as an excuse to start wars; Govt behind attacks: Mahathir

Source : News Agencies | Tehran/Kuala Lumpur/New York / 11 Sept 2011

The Iranian president said on Sunday the United States used the Sept. 11 attacks as an excuse for launching wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the attacks were a “complicated, designed game” to affect people’s emotions and pave way for the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq.

 

Dispelling myths about Mawlid

 

There are three types of bid'ah - obligatory, forbidden and desired.

Al-Hafiz Abu al-Khair as-Sakhawi, may Allah have mercy upon him, stated in his book of Fatwas: “None of the pious predecessors, who lived in the first three centuries of Islam, used to celebrate Mawlid [the way it is celebrated today]. People started commemorating it later.

 

Islam Has Only One God

Is Zoroastrianism Russia’s New Ideology?

Today there is much debate about the ideology of the future Russia. In addition to the traditional opponents – the Westerners and the Slavophiles, the Russian political stage has been joined by Islam, rising throughout the world. Kremlin officials and oligarchs, dubbed ‘democracy representatives’ by Russians, found no model idol on the presidential order and engaged in the creation of an enemy.

 

Sufism

 

Ahmad Zaruk said: “Sufism has more than 2000 definitions, but all of them have the same key point that is a selfless, sincere appealing to and serving Allah”. The pillar of Sufism is heart cleansing of worldly passions and its backbone is person’s relations with the God Almighty. A Sufi is someone whose heart is open to Allah and whose deeds are for the Almighty’s sake.

Origin of the word Sufism

 

Why is Salah/Prayer so Important?

By Muhammadrasul Saaduev : Imam of Central Jum`ah Mosque | Makhachkala | 02 Sept 2011

The Man who Broke the Connection with the Creator is Unreliable.

There is a connection between each of us and the Creator. This is the connection that determines our destiny, our success in this world, our well-being, both in this world and in the Eternal one. The break of this connection will bring chaos into society; man will regress, commit crime and pass the limits set by Allah.

What is the connection and how to find it? It is through Salah, prescribed by the Almighty. If this connection is strong, infallible, the slave is always with his Creator. He will do well both in this world and in the Eternal life. And he will be rescued from adversity and misery in this world and from the punishment on the Judgment Day.

 

The Root of Islam

By Muhammadrasul Saaduev, Imam of Central Jum`ah Mosque | Makhachkala | 09 Sept 2011

We can compare Islam, with which Allah lifted us, with a very strong tree with deep roots, strong trunk, branches and fruit. The root of this tree is “Al-'Ubudiyyah”, being a true slave of Allah, a feeling that overwhelms the heart of a Mu’min (a true believer).

 
 

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