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Wonders of the Heart – Part 1

Originally posted on Concordia Et Mysterium:
 ‘Self-knowledge is the foundation of the way of the wayfarers’ writes Imam Al-Ghazzali (1058-1111) in his Ihya ‘Ulum ad-Dïn [Revivification of Religious Sciences]. Commenting on this sentence, the 17th century Muslim scholar and theologian,…

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Take Back Islam: #BringBackOurGirls

Originally posted on islamwich:
? ? ? ? ? ? As the world waits and worries over the fate of the girls who were abducted on April 14 from a school in Nigeria, a terrorist group, Boko Haram, steps forward…

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Live Below The Line: Day 2

Originally posted on dawud wharnsby:
Thank you to everyone who has sponsored my Live Below The Line initiative during these first few days. Day one yielded over £240 in donations toward poverty. Friends, supporters and subscribers to this blog ~…

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Women Scholars and the forbidding of being sad :)

Assalamu alaikum (peace be with you) dear readers, Tonight I have been doing some joyful (not sure this is a right way to use this favourite word of mine, I mean that I have been enjoying the task very much, … Continue reading

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By this Book We Rise or Fall

Originally posted on The Humble "I":
Recently, it seems that a number of pious people and a few eminent Muslim spiritual leaders have had premonitions and dreams about the quickening of the Hour and the imminent appearance of…

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Al-Latif

Al- Latif is one of the ‘names’ of God that I most love. It is another word hard to translate into English. I have a very beautiful Arabic-English dictionary of the Holy Quran (linked for your reference) that is essential … Continue reading

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Hundred-word Eulogy

Originally posted on Towards Enlightment:
In the 1300s, the Chinese Hongwu Emperor wrote the “Hundred-word Eulogy“, which praised the characteristics of the Prophet Muhammad (salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). Copies of it (like this one) were distributed to mosques throughout…

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