In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

kaaba
Aug29

Zulhijjah, and the meaning of sacrifice

By: Mufti Taqi Usmani Source: http://www.albalagh.net Zulhijjah is the last month of the Islamic calendar. Literally, it means ” the possessor of hajj.” Obviously, this name of the month indicates that the great annual worship of “hajj” is performed in this month, which gives it special significance. Some specific merits and rules relevant to this month are mentioned below: First Ten Days The first ten days of Zulhijjah are among the most magnificent days in Islamic calendar. The Holy Prophet, Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam, has said, “One fast during these days is equal to the fasting of one complete year, and the worship of one night during this period is...

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Abdullah
Aug28

Abdullah: “The biggest thing that’s benefited me in Islam is Compassion”

Source: Overcome.tv (YouTube) Are you attracted to Islam, but have something holding you back? Abdullah, a Muslim convert, once felt the same way. But he overcame. You don’t choose much of your past, but you do choose your future. Self-development begins where your comfort zone ends. And true self-development begins by embracing truth when it comes your...

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Police are seen outside Saint Joseph catholic church after a suspected terror attack by a knife-wielding assailant on a priest during the Sunday service in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia August 28, 2016 in this photo taken by Antara Foto.  Antara Foto/Irsan Mulyadi/via REUTERS
Aug28

Suspected terror attack on Indonesian church being investigated

By: Agustinus Beo Da Costa Source: Reuters via MuslimVillage MEDAN, Indonesia (Reuters) – Indonesian police were investigating a suspected terror attack by a knife-wielding assailant on a priest during the Sunday service at a church, and a bomb squad had been deployed to determine whether the attacker’s backpack contained explosives. There were no serious casualties, though the priest and his attacker suffered minor injuries, according to police in Medan city, northern Sumatra. “A terrorism act was carried out on Sunday morning at the Saint Joseph catholic church,” said Rina Sari Ginting, spokeswoman for Medan police in a statement. “Police are interrogating...

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