January 2013


Letters to the Editor

On ‘Fard’ and ‘Wajib’, Authority, Sects and Divisions, Interest Amounts, and more.


Existence in the Realm of Inexistence

If the atheists claim that God does not exist, then they are, in a way, right. He surely does not exist in the ‘realm of existence.’

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah Al-Anbiya’ (10-20)

[10] Indeed, We have now sent a Book to you wherein is your mention.16 Will you not think?  Commentary 16. Mujahid believed in the… more »
The Hadith

On Endowments

Shah Waliullah once stated that the Arabs were ignorant of the institution of Waqf before the advent of Islam. It was the Prophet… more »

Remembering Maryam Jameelah

Muslims privileged to have known her and her contributions, will mourn her passing with the ‘To God we belong and to Him is our return’ refrain on their lips, their hearts.


British Upper Class Turning to Islam

Authentic research has shown that over 14,000 British men and women have converted to Islam after having lost hope in the style of life the West is offering.



Something in us constantly desires serenity. We were created in this way.


A Conflict of Cultures

It is no longer possible for any Muslim to isolate himself completely from the influences of alien civilization or from the impact of corrupt environments, no matter where he happens to live.

Contemporary Issue

Mali and the Scramble for Africa: A New Wave of Barbarism

The French military intervention into Mali recently was reportedly ‘seconded’ by the United States.


Quadruple Helix DNA Seen in Human Cells

Cambridge University scientists say they have seen four-stranded DNA at work in human cells for the first time.

News Flashes

Flashes from the Muslim World

INDIA Islamic center’s overseas chapter inaugurated The Indian Minister of Minority Affairs inaugurated an overseas chapter of the New Delhi based Indian Islamic… more »
Children’s Column

YMD Children’s Column

The Qur’an for Young Hearts – 38 Important Notes 1:The translation of the Qur’an being presented here is interpretative. It is meant for… more »