The most valuable legacy: Sunnah al-Saniyya

O Allah, Who turns the states from good to bad, from bad to good! Turn our state to the best! Bestow upon us good states! Those who long for the truth look for an awakening, an uprise, a revival. There it is Sunnah al-Saniyya! The source of water of life… The source of paradise springs in the world, which has never lost its abundance in asr al-saadah- the age of bliss- and following centuries… The brightness for the eyes that has lost their light and try to hold on to…

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Exploring halal opportunities in a growing market

The scope and sphere of the food manufacturing/processing sector continues to adjust to dynamic changes in the marketplace. Various issues are coming together to shape food buying habits i.e. demography, culture, ethnicity, religion, healthy lifestyles and environmental concerns. Consumers are not only interested in what they eat. They are interested in where food comes from and how it’s processed and manufactured. Suppliers are taking notice of this complex scenario and the new doors and avenues that need to be explored. A case in point is the opportunities presented by the…

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Combining “positive and Islamic sciences and moral training” in formal education

Madrasatuz-Zahra was a university project which would combine positive and religious sciences. It aimed to give a powerful education covering the needs of the time, uplifting Muslims in science and thought, unite both hearts and minds; thus enabling Muslims to continually protect their own values. This was Imam Nursi’s project. He could not achieve it. But later in his life he said that his prayers for such a project were accepted via the establishment of hundreds of Nur Madaaris where students could study religious subjects along with their school subjects….

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