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Islamic view on celebrating the Valentine’s Day

Source : Life of Muslim / 7 Jan 2013

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

First of all, we’d like to shed light on the origin of this festival, known as "Valentine Day" or "Festival of Love":

The Festival of Love was one of the festivals of the pagan Romans, when paganism was the prevalent religion of the Romans more than seventeen centuries ago. In the pagan Roman concept, it was an expression of "spiritual love".

 

Why is the eating of pork (pig meat) forbidden in Islam?

By Agencies / 7 Jan 2013

The fact that consumption of pork is prohibited in Islam is well known. The following points explain various aspects of this prohibition:

Eating Pork is forbidden in the Quran

 The Quran prohibits the consumption of pork in many verses including: 2:173, 5:3, 6:145 and 16:115.

 

The Last Day.

Source: Al Quran Classes / 5 Jan 2013

Being a student you are always worried that I have to prepare for the exams. And above all you want to prepare for your Final Exams. You come in a new class. Give exams occasionally and then after passing the exams you again come to the new class. But my dear brothers and sisters have you ever thought for your final exams of your whole life. Are you preparing for the final exam; The Last day?

 

What is Tawheed?

By World-Insights / 5 Jan 2013

Tawheed is the most important Islamic belief. It implies that everything in existence originates from the one and only Creator, who is also the Sustainer and the sole Source of Guidance. This belief should govern all aspects of human life. Recognition of this fundamental truth results in a unified view of existence which rejects any divisions of life into religious and secular.

 

True Believers

Source : Jamaat / 31 Dec 2012

The chief characteristic of Islam is that it makes no distinction between the spiritual and the secular in life. Its aim is to shape both individual lives as well as society as a whole in ways that will ensure that the Kingdom of Allah may really be established on earth and that peace, contentment and well-being may fill the world. The Islamic way of life is thus based on a unique concept of man’s place in the universe. That is why it is necessary that, before we discuss the moral, social, political and economic systems of Islam, we should have a clear idea of what that concept is.

 

“Guide us to the true Religion, O Allah” - Shaykh Said Afandi al-Chirkawi

Tafsir of ayah 6 of al-Fatiha by Shaykh Said Afandi al-Chirkawi Ad-Daghestani

 

An Alliance of Knowledge and Power

By Dr. Spahic Omer | IslamiCity | 29 May 2012

It is an undeniable truth that a proper education is a key to the Islamization and revival of the present culture and civilization of Muslims. A comprehensive educational vision and plan, coupled with concrete policies and laws and their avid and wise enforcements, account for the most powerful force that can lead to making the idea of a contemporary Islamic civilization a reality.

 

Islamic economics and its comprehension

By Mohammed Al Balushi | Oman Observer | 25 Apr 2012

Economics, regardless of whether it is micro economics or a macro, is a subject which needs to be understood from the roots to its branches. Economic is the subject which does not differ from one religion to another. It is a subject which fits all societies. It is the need of all human beings.

 

Conveying the meaning of the Holy Quran in another language

Religious texts - problems of translation
By Ali Viacheslav Polosin | Assalam | 12 Apr 2012

It is obvious that any translation of a literary work may only approximately convey its meaning and the emotional impact of the original. Translation of religious works is even more complicated for many reasons:  

 

The Last Sermon of the Prophet Muhammad

By Imam Abdullah Antepli Huffingtonpost| 3 Feb 2012

As you read these lines, 1.5 billion Muslims will be celebrating the birthday of their beloved prophet, a day known as Milad un-Nabi or Mawlid. Muslim love and admiration for the Prophet Muhammad manifests itself beautifully through these various kinds of religious celebrations blended with local cultures and traditions.

 
 

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