Monthly Archives: June 2008

All Proceed towards Absolute Ideal

“Surely you, O men, are striving hard toward your Lord and so you are going to meet Him.” (Surah al Inshiqaq, 84:6) This Qur’anic verse sets a very high target for human society. It says that humanity endeavours on every level to meet its Lord. In this verse the word, …

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Fatimiyya English Majlis in London

On Saturday 7th June 2008, the AhlulBayt Islamic Mission and the Muhammadi Trust of Great Britain and Northern Ireland organised a joint event to commemorate the martyrdom of Fatima Al-Zahra [as], daughter of the Prophet Muhammad [saw]. The guest speaker was Sheikh Arif Abdul Hussein accompanied by Latmiyyat recited by …

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Lessons on Islamic Beliefs: Lessons 11 – 15

Islam is a realistic religion. The word “Islam” means submission. This indicates that the first condition of being a Muslim is to submit to the realities and truths. Islam rejects every kind of obduracy, stubbornness, prejudice, blind imitation, bias and selfishness, and regards all of them as contrary to realism …

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Going Green: Putting Faith in Our Environment

Can faith or religion tackle the crisis of the environment? This was the topic of discussion at a symposium on May 17 entitled Faith and the Environment, organized by Reviving the Islamic Spirit (RIS) with the support of the Thaqalayn Muslim Association (TMA). This once-in-a-blue moon event was made even …

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Importance of Interfaith Dialogue

The principle of Tawhid (Monotheism) reserves the authority to determine and dictate in matters pertaining to the world or to human society solely for God. This right belongs solely to God, because He is the creator of mankind and the universe, and the designer of all that is in it. …

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