Age of Jahiliyah

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Archive for the day “September 4, 2007”

The Basics of Fasting According to the Shafi’i School

From Sunnipath

Answered by Shaykh Hamza Karamali, SunniPath Academy Teacher

What are the basics of fasting according to the Shafi`i school?

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First Muslim Image Database Launched

From Press TV

The Dubai-based Muslim Heritage Consulting has launched the world’s first online image database to give an insight into the Islamic culture.

The new website offers stunning images from celebrated photographers like Werner Forman and manuscripts from Turkey’s Soleymaniye Library.

Many of the images mark critical moments in history, such as the first surgeries carried out in the Middle East, centuries before similar treatments were available in Europe.

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9 days…9 miserable days at whom it may not concern

Day 1: On the afternoon of Sunday the 19th of August, 2007
My father left the house on some usual errands. He never came back that day and, surprisingly, his mobile was switched off. Although it’s unlike my dad to leave the house and not say where he’s going and turn off his mobile, my family thought he was sleeping over at one of his friend’s house and simply ran out of battery, so they didn’t really get worried and thought he’d call the next morning to inform the family where he was.

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Shaping Islam in America: 10 Young Muslim Visionaries – Rami Nashashibi – The Activist

From Islamica Magazine

By ISRA BHATTYIt’s 6 a.m. and a chartered bus waits outside the office of the Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN). A troupe of sleepy-eyed Chicagoans spanning all ages and ethnicities file onto the bus and are welcomed by an energetic voice. The journey is to Springfield, Illinois. The reason: alternative sentencing for low-level, nonviolent drug offenders. It is part of a greater effort led by IMAN to make activism and the plight of America’s poor a natural concern of American Muslims.

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Qari Saad Nomani Recites the Quran, Imitates Budair & Hudhaifi Part 3

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Qari Saad Nomani Recites the Quran During Maghrib

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Islamic Quotations: He made the Hereafter…

He made the Hereafter an abode to reward His believing servants only because this world cannot contain what He wishes to bestow upon them and because He deemed their worth too high to reward them in a world without permanence. – Ibn Ata’llah

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