June 2014


Letters to the Editor

On ‘Ghusl’, ‘Fitan’, Eternity in Hellfire, Alcoholic Perfumes, Tafseer Translations and more…


A Wife is Not a Girlfriend

The character and personality of a girlfriend is quite different from the character and personality of a wife.

The Hadith

On the Perfecting of Morals and Manners

Moral reform and uplift occupies a place of great importance in the objective and design of Islamic life. For, as the Prophet Muhammad… more »
The Qur’an

Verses from Surah Al-Anbiya’ (101-112)

[101] As for those about whom the good (word) had passed from Us, they shall be kept away from it.124 Commentary 124. The… more »

Umm `Atiyyah, the Teenager Believer

An Ansari woman who embraced Islam and became a believer before the Prophet’s (s.a.w) immigration to Madinah.


‘UAPA and the Threat to Indian Democracy’: A Report

A wake-up call to those ignorant of UAPA’s threat to democracy, a recent Manisha Sethi event in Bangalore helped create awareness among the… more »

The Splintering Ummah

Growth of knowledge is so lacking in Muslim society today that, as a whole, it has stopped making a meaningful contribution to society at large.


The Psychological Role of Islam in Economic Development (Part-1)

My faith and conviction have grown that the Ummah has actively begun to open up to its true mission represented in Islam, and… more »
News Flashes

Flashes from the Muslim World

INDIA Interest-free Project in Kerala The Jeddah based Indian Forum for Interest-free Banking (IFIB) has launched a goat-farming project in Kerala with the… more »
Children’s Column

Children’s Column for YMD June 2014

The Qur’an for Young Hearts – 50 Important Notes 1:The translation of the Qur’an being presented here is interpretative. It is meant for… more »

Aminah Assilmi Remembered

The story of Aminah Assilmi (1945-2010) who died in a car accident in America four years ago, is a story of faith and… more »