October 2013


Letters to the Editor

On blind following, an old question, on board, fard definition, mutual funds and many more…


Ya Rasulullah!

The life of Prophet Muhammad, on whom be peace, has been the subject matter of countless accounts and narratives.

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah Al-Anbiya’ (30-40)

[30] Have not the unbelievers seen that the heavens and the earth were once united,40 then We split them asunder.41 And from water… more »
The Hadith

Etiquettes of the Sacrifice while Observing Eid-al-Adha

1. Narrated Abu Bakra: The Prophet said, “Time has come back to its original state which it had on the day Allah created… more »

‘This is the End!’ – Team of Experts Say Humanity Faces Extinction

It’s the unknown factors behind innovative technologies that pose the greatest risk going forward. Machines, synthetic biology, nanotechnology and artificial intelligence could become our own worst enemy,


An American Woman on the Hajj (Part-1)

An eminent American journalist and author, MICHAEL JANSEN, is little known to be among the few contemporary Western journalists who have studied Islam in depth and, in the process,


Woman, the Bread-winner: From Housewife to Public’s wife

The rise of breadwinner mothers in the US highlights the fact that, not only are more mothers balancing work and family these days, but the economic burden on mothers could also affect

Contemporary Issue

The Generals are Back

It would be criminally unfair to judge Mohamed Morsi as a dictator or a right wing fundamentalist without analyzing the political processes and the role played by the coalition of opposition parties.


On the Holistic Empowerment of the Muslimah

The Muslim’s is a progressive, God-centered rationalism, coming, as it does, in a world which increasingly sees Islam as a religion of a backward community.

News Flashes

Flashes from the Muslim World

INDIA Indian Muslims fall prey to politics Muslims in India have a bleak outlook on the future. The vice-president of the Indian National… more »
Children’s Column

Children’s Column

The Qur'an for Young Hearts - 42 Important Notes 1:The translation of the Qur’an being presented here is interpretative. It is meant for… more »