Beliefs (Aqaa’id)

So what’s for Valentine?

Surely I remember this day, the 14th of February In high school days, it is the day when you see many students walking around with heart letters, teddy bears and red shirts. At work, the female colleagues gather around and they begin to share their giggles and stories about what …

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Valentine Daze and Other Pagan Customs

What commercial and cultural propaganda presents as beautiful is rooted in ugly paganism but most blind followers do not know. By Khalid Baig Courtesy: Al Balagh – www.albalagh.net There is a group of practices that we can consider as the twin sister of bid’ah (innovation). Like bid’ah they flourish on the …

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Valentine’s -True Love or Commercial Gimmick?

  https://nypost.com/2011/02/09/heartbreak-divorce-filings-rise-40-percent-around-valentines-day-study/ https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/valentines-day-heartbreak-divorce-surges-around-day-of-romance-115714884.html https://www.forbes.com/2006/02/10/divorce-valentine-marriage-cx_kdt_0213divorce 14th February is popularly known as ‘Valentine’s Day‘. Adolescent girls and boys express their love for each other by exchanging flowers and gifts as a token of love on this day. Most of the times, these adolescents indulge in immoral acts under the pretext of ‘Valentine’s …

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Meraj & Isra – The Ascension and Night Journey

  The month of Rajab is most famous for the incident of the night journey and ascension of Prophet to the heavens, in Arabic known as Al-Isra wal Mi’raj. The exact date of this journey is unknown, however some Islamic scholars state that it took place in the month of …

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The Dark Origins of Christmas

  Planning to celebrate Christmas? Read this and you will think again.   There are millions of Muslims worldwide who find no problem celebrating Christmas along with Christians and everyone else. While Islam is quite tolerant to non-Muslim customs and cultures, it does not condone rituals, customs and festivities that …

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The REAL Christmas Story: How a Prophet was turned into a god

On December 25th, most Christians around the world will be celebrating Christmas, a day that commemorates the birth of who they believe is their Lord and saviour, Jesus Christ. A lot of Muslim commentaries at this time of the year tend to focus on highlighting links between Christmas and the …

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Between Christians, Muslims and Ahmadi-Qadiyanees

centralmosque.com Resurrection of Jesus pbuh? [4:157]…And they did not kill him, nor did they crucify him… (Maulana) Sohail Bawa (HA) Khatme Nubuwwat Academy, London: Faithful Islam, Final Prophet: Mercy to Mankind Due to the closeness of Good Friday, I have been asked to succinctly summarise the key differences between the beliefs …

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10 Facts Regarding Prophet Isa Jesus (peace be upon him)

 by Mawlana Zubair Sidat بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم 10 FACTS REGARDING PROPHET ʿĪSĀ (PEACE BE UPON HIM) (1) He was sent by Almighty Allah as a messenger and prophet, similar to Prophet Ibrāhīm, Prophet Mūsā and other prophets (peace be upon them all). (2) He is not God or the son of …

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A Promised Land – to the Nation of Truth & Justice – Palestine/ Aqsa

Posted by: Ahmed Hammuda Abrahamic traditions recognise the centrality of Palestine. It is God’s ‘Promised Land’. It is ‘Bayt al-Maqdis’, derived from ‘qudus’, or the ‘Home of Purity’. In a hadith, it is referred to as “Allah’s chosen land, to which His best servants will be gathered”.[1] It is thus bequeathed to …

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Who Knows Better?

al-miftah.com  Some contemporaries, who degrade the Fiqh of the four Imams & their followers, actually do so because they view legitimate “difference of opinion” as evil. This is the reason for which they keep harping on the fact that we need to follow the Quran and Sunnah and not any …

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