November 2011

Editorial

Predictions of Imran Husain

The year 2011 has not been one that the Americans would love to remember. During the best part of the year Mother Nature wouldn’t smile at them nor allow them a smile. A series of disasters unleashed on them has left many dazed,

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah Maryam (75-98)

[75] Say, ‘Whoever is in error, let the Most Merciful extend (the rope) to him extensively,87 until when they see that which they were… more »
The Hadith

The Obligation of Hajj (Pilgrimage) and its Excellence

Allah, the Exalted, says: "And Hajj (pilgrimage to Makkah) to the House (Ka`bah) is a duty that mankind owes to Allah, those who… more »
Reflection

Hira’s Cry and the Story of Two Lion-hearts

The moving story of a Rajput girl who embraces Islam and is then martyred by her own family for the tenacity of her conviction. Hira’s murder seemed insignificant

Perspective

The Inconvenient Truth

The truth is the truth, whether or not anyone accepts it or believes it. The Qur’an came to give the world a solution to its problems. The world is free

Society

Sustainable Development: Myths and Realities

In a world that is increasingly being driven by the vested material, tangible, interests of a few nations,