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The News Protocol – Towards an Islamic Framework

By Khalid Baig “We mortals hear only the news and know nothing at all” – Homer, The Iliad. Several years ago an Indian reporter for Time magazine approached Maulana Waheeduddin Khan, a prominent scholar and author in India, and interviewed…

The Masjid After Ramadān

By Naeem Nasrullah Ramadan came and the masjid brimmed with joy from daybreak to sunset, men, women, and children overflowed its sacred halls light emanated out from their ardent worship magnificent chandeliers adorned the uplifted roof perfectly straight and still…

The Loss of Reverence and Blessings

By Mufti Shuaibullah Khan Abu Hurairah رضي الله عنه narrated that the Messenger of Allah صلى الله عليه وسلم said, “If the people of my community ever come to attach a lot of significance to this material world, the awe-inspiring effect…

Environs of Devotional Worship in Ramadan

By Dr. Ismail Memon Madani Translated by Asim Ahmad The month of Ramadan held a very special place in the life of my shaikh, Shaikh Zakariyyā [Kandhlawi]. Throughout the year he taught, researched, guided students along the spiritual path, wrote,…

Expressions of Servitude

By Mufti Rasheed Ahmad Fareedi Edited by Faraz Abdul Moid Qari Muhammad Tayyib Qasmi said that his father, Hadrat Hafiz Muhammad Ahmad, had mentioned that he had seen many pious people. However, there were three among them whom he had not…

Humanity, Religion, & Peace: Finding Common Ground

By Mufti Shuaibullah Khan [1] Edits and Footnotes by Faraz Abdul Moid The religion of Islam is the religion of peace and tranquility, and this fact stands out clearly in the teachings of the Holy Qur’an which preaches that it is the…

Reflections on Hijrah and the Muslim Calendar

By Shaykh Mohammed Amin Kholwadia The Qur’an was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (upon him blessings and peace) over a span of twenty-three years. The Prophet recited each verse according to its pre-ordained order in the Lawh Mahfuz, or Protected…

A Discourse on the Colonized Muslim Subject

By Dr. Hatem Bazian Today’s events in the Muslim world [are] chaotic and incoherent if we fail to account for the past two hundred years of modern history and the entanglement with colonialism and then the emergence of post-colonial nation-states.…