Category: Islamic Faith

Why a non-Muslim should know the Qur’an

Posted by Administrator - September 7, 2011 - Islamic Faith
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The Qur’an is undeniably a book of great importance even to the non-Muslim, perhaps more today than ever, if that is possible. One aspect of Islam that is unexpected and yet appealing to the post-Christian secular mind is the harmonious interplay of faith and reason. Islam does not demand unreasoned belief. Rather, it invites intelligent […]

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The Essence of Ramadan

Posted by Administrator - August 22, 2011 - Islamic Faith
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Muslims throughout the world are now observing Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting in accordance with the dictates of the Qur’an – the Muslim Holy Scripture, in which they are commanded by Allah: O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that ye may (learn) self-restraint […]

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LAILATUL QADR : THE NIGHT OF POWER

Posted by Administrator - August 19, 2011 - Islamic Faith
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Qadr means honour and dignity. Lailatul Qadr means the night of honour and dignity. It is this night in which the first Divine Revelation came to the Prophet sallalahu alayhi wasallam, when he was in prayer in the cave of Hira. Since this night enjoys the honour of having the first revelation brought to the […]

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This Ramadhan, Do It Right

Posted by Administrator - August 13, 2011 - Islamic Faith
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It usually hits me around the 10th night of Ramadan, when the first third of the month, the days of Mercy, have passed. The month is not nearly over, but I find myself looking back and feeling under-accomplished. The Ramadan “Plan” that I had written up during Sha’ban was a hefty one, detailing every action, […]

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Welcoming Ramadhan

Posted by Administrator - August 3, 2011 - Islamic Faith
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Ramadhan is a very important part of every Muslim’s life. Ramadhan is the month of giving and mercy, and during this month Allah blesses the believers with forgiveness and great reward. This is a time to stop and contemplate, to look inwards and out, it is a time to set our goals. We should ask […]

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Healthy, Dead & Sick Heart

Posted by Administrator - May 4, 2011 - Islamic Faith
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Just as the heart may be described in terms of being alive or dead, it may also be regarded as belonging to one of the following three types: The Healthy Heart On the Day of Resurrection, only those who come to God with a healthy heart will be saved. God says: “The Day on which […]

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SPREAD OF ISLAM IN THE INDONESIAN ARCHIPELAGO

Posted by Administrator - May 4, 2011 - Islamic Faith
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Annihilation of Arabian roles, especially the sayid Alawiyin ethnic group, in the spread of Islam in Indonesia, is one of the main agenda of Dutch-Indies colonial government. By any means, they tried to eliminate the roles of sayid Alawiyin in planting Islam and Islamic values in this Archipelago. The weird thing is some of the […]

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WHERE SHOULD MUSLIMS PERSONALITY BUILT

Posted by Administrator - May 2, 2011 - Islamic Faith
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Nowadays, there are many western cultures that influence Muslim’s personality; and it happens many times within the young people in particular and Muslim people in general. Most of them are amazed by the western life styles that are not reflecting Islamic cultures. We can see this condition in our daily life such as dressing style, […]

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JOURNEY CALLED LIFE

Posted by Administrator - May 2, 2011 - Islamic Faith
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Subhan-Allah! According to the Population Reference Bureau’s “2010 World Population Data Sheet” (28-July-2010), 4.45 people are born every second worldwide, on the average, and 1.8 people die every second. Another way to look at it is: 267 are born and 108 die on an average, every minute. We were all born on a certain day, […]

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