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What Does Islam Teach About Justice/Human Rights

‘Neither love nor hatred can be allowed to compromise justice.’ By Khalid Baig There is one word that captures the essence of all Islamic laws and all Islamic teachings; one word that describes the overriding value that permeates all Islamic values. Justice. The Qur’an says: “We sent aforetime our messengers …

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“Why I Left Shi’ah”–Sayyid Husain Al-Musawi

Rabi Us Sani 26, 1434 A.H, Saturday, March 9, 2013 The Testimony Of The Author Before He Was Killed Sayyid Husain Al-Musawi is not an unfamiliar name among the Shi’ahs. He was a great scholar of the Shi’ahs who was born in Karbala and studied in Hauzah until he got …

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Wasn’t that a killer Jummuah Bayaan!

It is a scene that is replicated each Friday in hundreds of homes across the country. Over hearty servings of Akhni or Dhaal Chawal, the post mortem of the freshly delivered Jummuah lecture begins. As family members lop over their chairs and to a concomitant choir of burps and slurps, …

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Teenage Suicide

  Is your child in danger? Of the many socials ills that society is facing, perhaps the most tragic is that of teenage suicide. A young life brimming with potential, a life treasured by parents and family snuffed out before its flame could burn brightly. What sight can be more …

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Prophet Muhammad(SAW)’s Last Sermon

This sermon was delivered on the Ninth Day of Dhul Hijjah 10 A.H. in the ‘Uranah valley of Mount Arafat’ (in Makkah). After praising, and thanking Allah he(SAW) said: “O People, lend me an attentive ear, for I know not whether after this year, I shall ever be amongst you …

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Seerah Series Part 18 : The Demise of the Messenger(saw)

  COMPLETION OF HIS TASK: When Islam reached the pinnacle of perfection, these words were sent down by Allah: ‘Today ! have perfected your religion for you, and I have completed My blessing on you, and I have approved Islam for your religion.’(5: 3) The Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah …

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Seerah Series Part 17:The Year of Delegations & The Farewell Hajj

DELEGATIONS: After Makkah had been conquered and the Prophet had returned victorious from Tabuk, Arab delegations began to pour into the heart land of Islam. They learned about Islam, saw the character of the Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah, and the life-style of his Companions. Tents were erected for them …

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Seerah Series Part 16: The Tabuk Expedition

THE TABUK EXPEDITION: The Arabs had never thought of fighting or attacking the Romans. They probably considered themselves to be not strong enough for that task. The Romans, however, remembered the Mu’tah expedition and were still a threat. The Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) of Allah decided to lead a Muslim army …

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Seerah Series Part 14: The Conquest of Makkah

THE CONQUEST OF MAKKAH – PREPARATIONS: When Islam was well established in the hearts of the Muslims, Allah decided that the time had come for His Messenger(sallallahu alaiyhi wassallam) and his community to enter Makkah. They would purify the Ka’bah so that it would be a blessed place of guidance …

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