Day Eight: Women in Islam - Their Qualities
Day Seven: Quality of Patience
Day Four: Fasting in Islam
Day Three: Fasting in religions before Islam
Dr Zahid Aziz has been producing a series of studies during Ramadan since 2008. It has in those years been circulated via email to people and groups interested. This year we will be embedding the PDFs produced by Dr Aziz so that as many people as possible can benefit during this most holy of months … Continue reading Ramadan Quran Study: Day One
Last week was VE day which was celebrated with great pomp and ceremony. In this khutba we look at the Holy Quran's teaching that persecution is worse than killing. It is shown that the treatment of Germany after the First World War, which may be regarded as being in line with mosaic law, led to … Continue reading VE Day Celebrations
'Holy Prophet Muhammad Day', marked only by Ahmadis in Lahore, in April 1908 I am repeating, with some revisions, an item I posted here in April 2008, on the centenary of the function that it refers to. It is reported in Badr, 30th April 1908 (p. 6) that an Eid Milad-un-Nabi function was held at … Continue reading Eid Milad-un-Nabi
This is an amazing picture, from Bilal Sarwary who is a freelance journalist in Afghanistan, showing young adults taking a University entrance exam in Afghanistan. One word comes to mind. Determination.
http://youtu.be/dSMVNGHB5r0 Every week thousands of children in affluent Western countries sit down in their history classes at school and learn about the terrible inhumanities of slavery from hundreds of years ago. But this is not something which is confined to the history books of the past. Slavery is very much prevalent here and now in … Continue reading Modern Day Slavery
We all know of the sacrifice made by Hazrat Ibrahim (AS) and his family during this time. On the command of Allah he was prepared to give up his son because he was commanded to do so. But how does this message from Allah relate to our modern times? How will todays youth respond to … Continue reading A Modern Day Sacrifice
Mecca in ca 1910. A birds eye view of an uncrowded Kaaba. This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division.