It’s a profound moment. When you stand, face Makkah, and detach from existence by saying “Allah is greater”- greater than everything. The soul, mind, and body engage in a moment of transcendence known as salah, literally meaning a communication and connection…More
He firmly believes in the importance of a strong community and as a result his non-profit endeavors include founding the Foundation for Knowledge and Development,Wellspring Elementary, the Hatebusters, and Masjid ‘Eesa ibn Maryam. He currently blogs at shakielhumayun.com.
The extremists want people to believe that Islam seeks to extinguish all non-Muslims from the face of this earth– How then, are Muslim men supposed to be in love with their non-Muslim wives? The problem with out-of-context interpretations is that they just don’t mesh with the rest of the document.More
The wine that is prohibited in this world is not the wine that is in Paradise. Here is a description of the wine in Paradise that sets it apart from the wine in this world: There will be circulated among them a cup [of wine] from a flowing spring, white and delicious to the drinkers. No bad…More
One of the most fearful places for a woman is her own home. In the United States, 2 million men beat their partners every year, according to the FBI. On average, 20 people are physically abused every minute in the United States. Approximately, one-third of women in a relationship…More
This propaganda, or fake news, enabled them to muster up support for another attack on the Muslims. Horrible as it may seem, creating fake news to justify aggression and wrongdoing has been a common tactic. Take, for instance, the example in the Quran of those who killed Prophets in the past…More
Every girl looks forward to her wedding day, to her dress, to new beginnings; actually, not all girls. A Muslim girl staring at her wedding dress, just learning that her wedding to a non-Muslim is not allowed in Islam, is torn between her religion and love. Why wouldn’t Islam allow such a marriage, anyway?More