Monthly Archives: June 2013

A Month of Bounties and Blessings

The first week of Sha’ban is home to the birth anniversaries of some of the most important figures in Islamic history. By Masooma Beatty 3rd Sha’ban: Imam Hussain ibn Ali (peace be upon him), born 4 AH 4th Sha’ban: Abbas ibn Ali (peace be upon him), born 26 AH 5th …

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Hundreds attend Imam Khomeini Conference 2013

AIM hosted the annual Imam Khomeini Conference at the Islamic Centre, London on Sunday 2nd June 2013 to commemorate the demise of the late leader of the Islamic Revolution. The conference sought to shed light on different aspects in the personality, thoughts and legacy of Imam Khomeini—a towering scholarly figure in …

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Why Our Islamic Schools are Failing

When I was 17 years old, I was given the enormous task of keeping 25 children under the age of 5 entertained at a Sunday Islamic school. Now mind you, 6 years later and I think that group of children turned out fine. What was I thinking? What was the …

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The Spiritual Season – Q&A With Sheikh Salim Yusufali

  Interview with Shiekh Salim Yusufali on the significance of the blessed months of Rajab, Sha’ban, and Ramadan. 1) Why are the three Islamic months of Rajab, Sha’ban, and Ramadhan considered as the “spiritual season?” Allah has created the physical universe in a way that throughout the year, we typically …

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