The only thing in the Islamic authentic tradition that could be loosely linked with the Rock is the moment when the Prophet arrived at Al-Aqsa Mosque during his Night Journey (Al-Isra’) from the al-Masjid al-Haram. The Prophet (peace be upon him) was riding...
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"O Allah, make the months of Rajab and Sha'ban blessed for us, and let us reach the month of Ramadan (i.e. prolong our life up to Ramadan, so that we may benefit from its merits and blessings)."
Man is the crown of God’s act of creation. God created man by His own Hands and in His own image. For man and his principled assignment as vicegerent everything else on earth has been created, and to him and the expediency and services of his mission everything else has been subjected.
One thing that resonates throughout the book is the need to maintain your own person. How being Muslim isn’t about being Arab, Indian, or any other ethnicity. They explain how Islam was sent for all of mankind and how many of us converts believe that when we embrace Islam, that we are embracing a different culture.
The relationship between man and the environment should be as sincere and upright as practical and rightly poised. Any deviation from this sensible and middle-path philosophy will invariably result in pushing man to the extremes on either side, all of which, however, are resolutely rejected by Islam.
Instead of standing alone amidst the marvels of God’s creation, quite alien to them, a structure rather integrates itself with them as much as its plan, design and utility are able to suggest. It identifies its status vis-à-vis the other worldliness with that of the natural sensations around it.
To see things in their real light is to grasp the real meaning of life and its multifaceted realities to which the Quran often alludes to by applying such terms as guidance, wisdom, knowledge and comprehension. On the contrary, to see things in a different way is to be blinded by their false 'attractiveness'...
God gives us physical actions to grow spiritually, to find peace, and contentment with God, ourselves, and the rest of God’s creation. Five times a day, Muslims leave what they are doing to reconnect with God in prayer...
What Muslims' views of the People of the Book should be, their relations, and the status of the People of the Book in social life are described in verses and the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad in detail.
The Prophet once said that his Ummah (community) will split up into seventy-three sects or groups. All will enter Hellfire except only one which is the consensus of the community or the Ummah (jama’ah), or the one which will follow the course of the Prophet (peace be upon him) and his companions.
Authentic Sufism is a product of Allah’s final revelation given to the seal of prophets, Muhammad. It is thus exclusively an Islamic phenomenon. Mysticism, on the other hand, preceded the existence of Sufism by centuries and even millennia, and its various forms...
Our external maladies are but reflections of our internal and far more complex and devastating malaises and confusions. Our external troubles are brought forth and nurtured by our inner emptiness and worthlessness. Our cultural and civilizational lethargy and dependency are...