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Monthly Archives: July 2012

It’s Good to Talk

Let’s talk about marriage… again! No, I promise, this time it is different. We have all read/heard various Islamic articles and lectures many times in our lives on this topic and should continue to do so, as it is always good to remind. We are also aware of the criterion of …

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Introducing Islam to Our Children

As the holy month of Ramadan is upon us again, we welcome it with anticipation and perhaps apprehension, as we wonder if we will succeed in fulfilling our duties. As parents, another thought may worry us: how can we relay the sanctity of these special months to our children? How …

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Ramadan: A Training Ground for the Soul

Trends are what shape and guide the lives of the civilized world. Chances are that if you don’t have to worry about food, shelter, education, security or other necessities of life, then you are at leisure to contemplate luxuries. The most popular and controversial of recent fads is that of …

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What is the month of Ramadan?

The Holy Month of Ramadhan is a month of reflection, self-refinement and worship. In the modern-world marked by its endless and exclusive attention to material needs, little or no thought is spared to the higher needs of human beings. Islam on the other hand, has made the conciousness and attainment …

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The Struggles of a ‘Towel Head’

I felt compelled to write this after attending a discussion recently, whereby one of the topics were whether men should be allowed to advise women on hijab. It gradually became more heated and it was interesting to hear the views from both sides. One comment, however, struck me. It was …

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Islamic Advices on Sexual Relationships

Sexual intercourse and the sexual relationship with a legal spouse are governed by nature, and at the same time is a sunnah of the Prophets and the Ahlul Bayt (as). It has even been referred to as the most pleasurable thing in life. A group of companions and Shī‘as of …

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Birth of Imam Mahdi (atf)

The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) and the Islamic Centre of England organised a one day seminar marking the birth of the master of our time, Imam Al-Mahdi (atf). The event was held on Sunday 8th July 2012, 4pm-6pm at the Islamic Centre of England in Maida Vale. Speakers included Sheikh …

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Imam Al-Mahdi: The Awaited Hope for Humanity

The belief in the Mahdi is not only an essential doctrine deep-rooted in Islamic faith but rather it is an embodiment of human nature regardless of one’s religious affiliations. For it is the universal desire of humans as a whole to try to achieve or at least witness the realisation …

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Imam Al-Mahdi, the Promised Saviour

The belief in the Mahdi is not only an essential doctrine deep-rooted in Islamic faith but rather it is an embodiment of human nature regardless of one’s religious affiliations. For it is the universal desire of humans as a whole to try to achieve or at least witness the realisation …

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