April 2015

Editorial

A Friday Sermon?

Are Western masses more ignorant, or pro-Western elements of the Muslim world, who have the temerity to state that Muslims are a troublesome people.

Letters

Letters to the Editor

On Sajadatu al-Sahw (sajda-e-sahu)

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah Al-Hajj (53 – 64)

Tafsir and Commentary from Ishraq Al Ma’ani

The Hadith

The Importance of Modesty in the Islamic Worldview

Authentic Ahadith with Commentary

News Flashes

Flashes from the Muslim World

Over 600 embrace Islam in Riyadh, Islamic world needs to fight poverty/corruption, Muslim traveler’s top choice, and more…

Children’s Column

Children’s Column for YMD April 2015

The Qur’an for Young Hearts – Surah Al Baqarah

Event

The Mushaf of `Uthman b. Affan (ra)

Renowned Muslim scholar discovers Quranic Manuscript belonging to the era of `Uthman b. Affan (ra)

Media

Thy Freedom is Divine, My Freedom is Vice!

Every government in the world restricts freedom of speech to a certain degree, writes MUHAMMAD BURHANUDDIN QASMI.

Opinion

I Am NOT Charlie

All of France is in deep mourning over the incident at Charlie Hebdo. The media worldwide does such a good job presenting it all as a planetary disaster.

Reflection

Anselm Tormeeda: A Fourteenth Century Christian Scholar and Priest Turned Muslim

The history of ANSELM TORMEEDA, a priest and Christian scholar, is worth relating. The following extract is from the introduction of his famous book.

Perspective

Charlie Hebdo

Without much thought and diligence, the incident is reported as driven by Islam since the attackers were identified as Muslim.

History

Abu Bakr al-Siddiq (d. 13H)

History sometimes produces men like snow-clad mountains. When it is warm, the ice melts. Such was Abu Bakr.

Family

Parenting

Values and principles are very important elements in educating children. Every family should have what is called ‘a family value and its principle.’

Report

4th South India NGOs Conference, Bangalore

The CIGMA Foundation and Lead Trust organized the 4th South India NGOs Conference (14-15th March 2015) in Bangalore