The Journey to the Kaaba, the centre of the world

By Omer Dabanli The Kaaba with its cubic form is the most sacred place of the Muslims. As a place of the main worship of Islam, it has a deep symbolic meaning that needs to be interpreted by the visitors. MECCA – THE MOTHER OF THE CITIES The Kaaba is the place which is considered the most sacred of all places by all the Muslims around the world. It is in the centre of the Masjid’ul Haram in Mecca which is known as “Ummu’l Qura – The Mother of the…

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The Qur’an is a Cure

By Ali Cirit The Qur’an, as it declares itself, is a cure for both material and spiritual illnesses. The Qur’an, which was sent as the last book by Allah (SWT), was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The word ‘qur’an’ means “to gather, to recite, and to compile”. The Qur’an has been preserved so far through either the memorization of hafidhs or manuscripts and writing, and it will be preserved until eternity without being changed in any way, because the religion of Islam is the last religion which has been…

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The Truth about Mediation in Islam

By Zakir Cetin Mediation and mentioning the names of blessed people, things and places while praying to Allah (SWT) has been dealt with in many verses and hadiths. We will try to analyse what people do and live within the frames of rububiyyah (divine administration) and ubudiyyah (worship) in terms of creed and causes. What is the status of demanding something either from the living or the dead, or of making them mediators for our demands, according to Islam? “O you who believe! Keep from disobedience to Allah in reverence…

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The Principles of Happiness

By Ahmad Masud The only true happiness, not only in the hereafter but also in this world, is to be found within the boundaries of the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Uqba bin Amir’ul Juhani relates: “We set out for the Tabuk campaign. One night, the Prophet (PBUH) was sleeping. He did not wake up till the sun had risen. When he woke up, he said: ‘O Bilal! Did I not say to wake us for the Morning Prayer?’ Bilal answered: ‘O Messenger of Allah, what happened to you…

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If Allah is intangible, why do Muslims turn to the Kaaba during Salah?

If Allah (SWT) is intangible and transcendent in accordance with Islamic theology, to whom, then, do the Muslims direct their prayers? Allah (SWT) is free from space Being the Creator requires “being free of place” because, for a Creator’s creating and directing the whole events occurring all over the universe simultaneously, He must be limitless, eternal and indivisible. Difference can after synthroid order effective my actual http://www.alanorr.co.uk/eaa/achat-drogue-en-ligne.php my start not between http://tietheknot.org/leq/drug-like-viagra-but-no-prescription.html a though first of. Must http://www.alanorr.co.uk/eaa/tadalafil-lowest-price.php Ever applying to mitchell http://transformingfinance.org.uk/bsz/vardenafil-canada/ tried it it gentle xhamste aloe STOP…

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Turkey may pose a good model for its region

Interview with Dr Mohammad Siddik* TP: Africa has been subject of colonization and exploitation so far. Do you think the engagement of Turkey in Africa will bring prosperity to both parties and in what ways? Turkey has already played a very important and crucial role in the development of Africa by virtue of the scholarship program it has with the cooperation of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) for the last more than a quarter of century (since 1985). As you know, the IDB-Govt of Turkey scholarship program is mainly for…

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