. Recently through the guidance of Allah, I have discovered more about the inner workings of the human mind and spirit in a different book – the verses of the Qur’an.
Abbas prays very calmly . At times when he had more leisure, he would repeat the verse “Eyak Nabd and Eyak Nasta’in” seven times with tears in his eyes. I remember he fasted completely from the age of eight. He was so sensitive to the month of Ramadan that he adjusted his travels and missions so as not to cause the slightest harm to his fast. He always says his prayers at the first time and encouraged us to say the first time prayers
After the martyrdom of Imam Hussain (AS) in the Ashura uprising in 680 AD, God assigned Sajjad (AS) the mission to lead Muslims. He had to endure the reigns of Yazid ibn Muawiya, Abd Allah ibn Zubayr, Muawiya ibn Yazid, Marwan ibn Ḥakam, Abd Al-Malik ibn Marwan ibn Ḥakam and Walid ibn Abd Al-Malik.
Given that lying is one of the greater sins and is in fact the key to other sins, man should always avoid it.
Egypt’s highest Muslim authority Al-Azhar on Wednesday condemned French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo’s decision to reprint cartoons of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH), as the trial opened over the subsequent 2015 terror attack on its Paris office.
Kafālah is when a person undertakes to present a debtor whenever the creditor seeks him. Someone who takes on such an undertaking is called a ‘surety’ (kafīl).
Muhammad Abdel Haleem, a professor of Islamic Studies at SOAS University who has translated the Quran into English, said his main purpose was to provide a rendering of the Holy Book that non-Muslims could read and relate to.
Tokyo-born Fuad Kouichi Honda is widely recognized as one of the world’s top Arabic calligraphers.
Master miniaturist Mahmud Farshchian created “The Evening of Ashura” both to depict one of the greatest tragedies for Muslims and to represent the power of art in expressing major events of history.