May 2007


Letters to the Editor

On investments, husband’s income, woman leading in prayer, sex in islam and many more…


A Tragedy of Sorts

Not much is known about Umm Waraqah although she figures in some two dozen works. That is, she is there, in so many records, but

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah Ibrahim (6-17)

[6] And (recall the time) when Musa said to his people, ‘Recall Allah’s favors upon you when He rescued you from Fir`awn’s folk.… more »
The Hadith

The Masjid

Provided hereunder is a selection of ahadith from the Ma’ariful Hadith by Mawlana Manzoor No’mani as translated by Muhammad Asif Kidwai under the… more »

Remembering My Father, Ebrahim Sulaiman Sait

A moving anecdotal reminiscence by Tasneem Ebrahim, written on the basis of her own intimate, personal, memories of her father.


‘Muslims Must Conform to Islam, Not Reform Islam Itself!’ (Part I)

The Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), or the National Center for Scientific Research, is a government-funded research organization, under the administrative authority of


Role of Parents in Career Guidance

Parents play a very important role in shaping the career and future of their children. The decision making process in career exploration and career selection is highly influenced by the parents,


Breaking Free!

The Indian education system particularly the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is considered effective, moulding thousands of ‘clichéd’ professionals every year. But its