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The Story of Prophet Hud

The Story of Prophet Hud

Hud belonged to the ancient civilization known as Aad, and its capital city is believed to have been the fabled city of Ubar, known in Quran as Iram. Aad is believed to have been situated in the wind-swept hills between Oman and Yemen...

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Take a Break For a Change of Scene

Take a Break For a Change of Scene

If a family truly wants to enjoy a trip, they should shed their self-obligated cultural burdens first, and then plan a trip according to their budget. Keep an open mind and try to make the journey as purposeful and light as possible. You can travel somewhere even for two days...

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Prophet Muhammad’s Care for the Poor

Prophet Muhammad’s Care for the Poor

It should not be perceived that by the Prophet’s giving and encouraging his companions to give would mean that he would accept that the poor may continue to ask for help for the rest of their lives. On the contrary he was keen on teaching the poor the importance of working to fulfill one's own needs.

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Why Convert to a Troublesome Religion?

Why Convert to a Troublesome Religion?

An interesting question to ask is why conversions to Islam continue to grow even as the US is becoming increasingly intolerant of Muslims. The answer, according to Asma Afsaruddin, professor of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at Indiana University, is that despite Islamophobia...

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I Have A Dream

I Have A Dream

Martin Luther King said: “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” He was quoting from the heritage of human wisdom when he said this. Prophet Muhammad had expressed the exact same idea...

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I Found Islam Simple Yet Powerful

I Found Islam Simple Yet Powerful

This seemed so simple, so powerful, so direct, and made so much sense. So from there I started reading everything I could about Islam. Everything I read made so much sense to me. It was as if suddenly all the pieces of this puzzle were fitting perfectly, and a clear picture was emerging.

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