The Hajj

The Hajj

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims are in the process of and about to converge in the holiest sites of Islam, Mecca and even Medina for the mandatory, annual pilgrimage, the Hajj. The pilgrimage is one of the five pillars of Islam, obligatory for adult Muslims, who are financially, physically and economically able to perform it. […]

Reminisces on My Sublime Journey into the Fold of Islam

Reminisces on My Sublime Journey into the Fold of Islam

By Kaleem Sharma Qadri I grew up in a well to do Hindu Brahmin family. My house was full of idols and pictures were pasted all over its walls. Whichever room you went in, you could see these pictures of Hindu deities like famous names associated with Hinduism such as Shiva, Vishnu, and Goddess of […]

AIMPLB plans Shariat courts in all districts of country

AIMPLB plans Shariat courts in all districts of country

Lucknow: The All India Muslim Personal Law Board, the highest decision making body on Muslim affairs, plans to open Darul-Qaza (Shariat courts) in all districts of the country to resolves issues in line with Islamic laws. The proposal will come up for discussion at a meeting of the AIMPLB in New Delhi on July 15. […]

Understanding the Economics of Ibn e Khaldun

Understanding the Economics of Ibn e Khaldun

By Binish Qadri Ibn e Khaldun is undoubtedly one of the greatest economists of the world. His economic thought has practical implications and therefore very relevant. Ibn e Khaldun was the first to examine the operational working of an economy scientifically, logically and methodically. It was he who first made the realization of the importance […]

The Muslim Prayer: An Enrapturing Spiritual Experience and an Answer to Existential Issues

The Muslim Prayer: An Enrapturing Spiritual Experience and an Answer to Existential Issues

The fundamental feature(s) of the human condition appear to be the inherent, intrinsic vulnerability and weakness of humankind and uncertainty thereof. Humans might have explored the outer space, landed on the moon, created and developed stupendous inventions and might be on the cusp of an Artificial Intelligence(AI) revolution , but the species remains and is […]

Logistics of the Hajj

Logistics of the Hajj

The general public has been cautioned against the operations of unregistered tour operators who are luring the gullible people for Hajj booking. This is a prudent warning that must be taken seriously by anyone who wishes to perform this essential and much cherished pillar of Islam. Besides the injunction upon able bodied and financially or […]

Celebrate Eid Somberly and with Sobriety

Celebrate Eid Somberly and with Sobriety

The precariousness and fragility of life in Kashmir and the uncertainty thereof is underscored here pretty regularly. If nothing this should and must concentrate our minds as we bid farewell to Ramadan, 2018 and begin our welcome preparations for Eid al Fitr. The spirit of Ramadan, essentially, among other things a vigorous time for spiritual […]

The Night of Power!!

The Night of Power!!

Muslims across the world, in and during the last phase of the holy month of Ramadan are praying in anticipation of the Laylat ul Qadr. Referred to as the Night of Power, the Holy book of Islam, the Quran, was revealed in and during the Laylat ul Qadr. Given that the focus of Islam is […]

Towards Understanding the Qur’an

Towards Understanding the Qur’an

ULFAT MANZOOR To reach out to as many students as possible with the message of Quran, the Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba J&K (IJTJ&K), a students’ organisation of Jammu and Kashmir, has started a month-long campaign “Towards Understanding Quran” in the month of Ramadhan, which is also the month of Quran. What is the message of Quran? Allah […]

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