The Holy Qur’an and Preserving the Islamic Letters

There were times that the bridge between generations, the bound between past and future, the relation between 20th century and 21st century had been broken out. The books in the libraries went in vain in one day. Millions of people were forced to leave the Qur’anic scripts away. The ones reading on and writing in Islamic letters were sent into jails and many suffered under the scrutiny of the then government’s so-called modernization rules, and the rest increasingly and honourably still preserve it. After the oppressive rules of the Alphabet…

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Science Vs Islam ?

Interviews from 1001 Inventions Exhibition Swan, 56, Engineer, English It’s nice to be here in such an informative exhibition. I’m impressed by it. I’m an engineer and knew many things about Muslim scientists already, however, I didn’t see some of the interesting ones before. Of course all of the items exhibited here are attractive, but, to me, the most attractive one is the elephant clock of Al-Jazari. Here I have seen that the period that people of Europe call the dark ages were only dark for us. We were poor.…

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Lost And Found – Science In Islam

“History shows that the Muslims increased in civilization and progressed in relation to the strength of the truths of Islam; that is, to the degree that they acted in accordance with that strength. And history also shows that they fell into savagery and decline, and disaster and defeat amidst utter confusion to the degree of their weakness in adhering to the truths of Islam.” Bediuzzaman The hidden history of science, the gap between Greeks&Roman and modern times, has been revealed in an exhibition shown at the Museum of Science in…

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Just Try At Least Once

This was a nice experience for me to re-enjoy the nice and blissful dinner table in my hometown. Yesterday was the first day of Ramadan. Coming home hungry and thirsty, waiting for adhan and contemplating during the meal, thinking about the poor, the needy, the homeless and the others on Ramadan… The blessed month of mercy… I am writing these lines at the second day of Ramadan on sahoor time before fajr. It is not that hard to imagine how non-practicing Muslims or non-Muslims would think about fasting in a…

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What I’ve Learnt In Forty Years: “Four Phrases”

Let us remember the famous scholar Imam Al-Nursi’s famous quotation from Mathnawi al-Nuriya: “I have learnt only four words and four phrases in forty years of my life and thirty years of my education”. We mentioned the four words, which are point of view, intention, significative meaning and nominal meaning in the previous article. (For further details on the first words, refer to the article “Four Words”). This week we’ll read on the same quotation but pass on those following phrases. Imam Bediuzzaman states the first of four phrases as…

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The Trustworthy (1)

Shall we remember him? Shall we recall our primary knowledge about him? Shall we remind ourselves of his good manners and etiquettes? What do we know about him? Where shall we start? In order to remember his life again and learn our lessons from his blessed life, let’s start with the following question…Who is He? And then go along with his birth for now. He is Muhammad, son of Abdullah, son of Abdulmuttalib, son of Hashim, son of Abdmanaf, son of Qusay, son of Kilab, son of Murrah, son of…

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The Life of This World is only Play and Amusement

Would you please introduce yourself briefly? Bismillah wal hamdolilah was-salatu was-salam ‘ala rasool Allah. My name is Yusuf, I am 26, I embraced Islam over 8 years ago, when I was about 18 years old, Alhumdolilah, I thank Allah, for this great blessing. I come from a predominantly Christian background, my family hasn’t always been practicing Christians but I went to a Christian school for my primary education. Could you tell us your story through the way to Islam? My journey really began when I was about 16 years old,…

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Seventy Eight

Benjamin was in a sombre mood with his face full of sadness. He had remembered those days again. Thinking of it, a deep sorrow and grief invaded his heart. He was about to cry. A long time ago, he was informed about his elder son’s drug deals, and soon after, his death. He had dedicated everything in his life to his younger son from then on. His younger son,too, left his dearest father alone in the world after an atrocious car accident. His only source of life, his little son,…

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Islamophobia: Challenges and the Way Out

Chairman of Future Global Network, a network of NGOs based in Kuala Lumpur dedicated to the peaceful co-existence of humanity; actively involved in advocacy NGO by being an Exco of International Movement for a Just World, MALAYSIA EIGHTY PER CENT OF THE WORLD’S OIL & GAS RESERVES are in the Muslim world. The ‘War on Terrorism’ and hate campaign against Muslims are directed towards the “Battle for Middle East Oil.” In order to achieve direct control over the ‘Oil & Gas’ resources, the following processes were set in motion:

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Islamophobia: False Impressions and Genuine Concerns

AHMAD VON DENFFER Chairman of “Muslime Helfen”, GERMANY THE TERM “PHOBIA”, BORROWED FROM PSYCHOLOGY, in combination with Islam does not adequately describe the phenomena commonly understood as “Islamophobia”. As a general and non-clinical term “phobia” is indeed used to describe a dislike or aversion one may have towards certain things or situations, and it is most likely that we also use it in this sense during this conference.

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