January 2009

Letters

Letters to the Editor

On inheriting grandparents, error in count, islam and terrorism, repentance and many more…

Editorial

Islamic Financial System

In the context of the financial crisis that taunts the super-geniuses of the time, (who, whenever there is a boom, promise another boom and grab prizes or sell their books well),

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah al-Nahl (70-77)

[70] And Allah creates, then He deals you death; and, among you are some who are returned to the feeble age, so that… more »
The Hadith

Congregational Prayer

The institution of congregational Prayer is a unique informal plan for the religious instruction of Muslims and offers them a wonderful opportunity to… more »
Society

Celebrations: Contagious Calamity!

Celebrations, in totality, are syndromes from which you cannot escape. It has complex, multi-layered systems each reinforcing (and supporting) the other.

Science

Faith and Science

The relationship of science and faith can be studied at various levels of thought. Philosophers have a tough time in this field.

Report

Darul Uloom’s Anti-terror Conference 2008

On February 25, 2008, Darul Uloom Deoband (DUD), the second largest centre of Islamic learning in the world after Cairo’s Al-Azhar, held an… more »
Reflection

Personal Shahadah: A ‘Muslim’ Reverts to Islam (Part – 1)

The following is a simple, inartificial, and appealing real story of a “man of action”, his struggle against the odds, and his humble and realistic aspirations, endeavors and successes. His consistent and persistent efforts,