October 2014

Editorial

The Obscenity of Two-Way Communication

We are often asked whether humans, in general, and Muslims in particular, can enjoy a two-way communication with their Lord.

Letters

Letters to the Editor

On ‘Two-way Communication’ with Allah, and more…

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah Al-Hajj (No. 22) (25 -28)

[25] Surely, those who have disbelieved and avert (people) from Allah’s path, and from the Inviolable House of Worship,34which We have made equally… more »
The Hadith

Patient Perseverance

A faithful servant of Allah (swt) should neither feel grieved nor lose heart when misfortune befalls him, but accept it with good cheer… more »
Children’s Column

Childrens Column for YMD Oct 2014

The Qur’an for Young Hearts – 54 Important Notes 1:The translation of the Qur’an being presented here is interpretative. It is meant for… more »
News Flashes

Flashes from the Muslim World

CHINA Teaching Arabic to Chinese Muslims The Chinese Islamic Relations Council have signed an agreement with a Saudi company specialized in distance education… more »
Bits & Pieces

Global Round Up – Judaism Being Murdered by Israel

Sadly, too many Jews relate to Israel not as a state, but as some holy reality. Despairing of spiritual salvation after God failed… more »
Opinion

Hellfire in Perspective: US Military Aid to Israel Exceeds $100 Billion

According to a recent Congress report, Israel has received more cumulative American aid than any other country since the end of World War II.

Media

Why Indian Muslim Community’s English Newspapers fail?

With repeated dismal performance of well-meaning ventures, it is a sad story.

Event

The Rehbar Financial Consultants (RFC) June 2014 Dinner Meet: A Public Gathering against Interest

An important aspect of the Islamic economy is its interest-free financial dealings. There are several Ahādīth and verses from the Qur’an which strictly… more »
Perspective

An Analysis

The Hamas victory in the Palestinian Legislative Elections in 2006 had revived the possibility of political Islam in achieving its goals via the ballot box.