October 2015


Editorial

Evolution and its Adversaries (Part-2)

The human cell is a miracle. To put it most mildly, the scene inside is simply amazing.

Letters

Letters to the Editor

On Failed Business, Abu Haneefah and the Veil, Tafaseer, and more…

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah al-Mu’minun (21 – 41)

Tafsir and Commentary from Ishraq Al Ma’ani

The Hadith

Muharram and the Day of Ashura

Muharram is the month with which the Muslims begin their lunar Hijrah Calendar. It is one of the four sanctified months

News Flashes

Flashes from the Muslim World

Indian Muslims Condemn Daesh as ‘un-Islamic’, New Haj and Umrah App Launched, Islamic Museum of Melbourne, and more…

Children’s Column

Children’s Column

The Qur’an for Young Hearts

Feature

The Four Caliphs (Part 7)

‘Umar B. Al Khattab – Part 7 of the series on the First Four Rightly Guided Caliphs of Islam

Miscellany

The “Who’s Who” of the Muslim World (Part–1)

Fethullah Gulen, an important thinker and writer from Turkey, is among the most effective activists in twentieth-century Turkey.

History

How the Muslims Killed Dracula

Sultan Mehmet II and Radu cel Frumos were perhaps the first and only true vampire hunters in history.

Book Review

International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies

The book traces the history of optics from the early Egyptian and Greek civilizations to the present.

Perspective

Awqaf in India

If utilized efficiently, Waqf lands can facilitate upgrading of educational status and the economic and social well-being of Indian Muslims.