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A Tour of Malaysia’s Multifaceted Mosques

KUALA LUMPUR – Inspired by Islamic architecture from around the world, the mosques of Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya are both exquisite and unique, The National reported. The modernity of Malaysian mosques is indicative of just how young Malaysia is as an Islamic nation. Although Islam arrived in the country about 700 years ago, the faith …

My Love for Jesus Led Me to Islam

My Love for Jesus Led Me to Islam

I was a very staunch Christian before converting to Islam. My life as a Christian was a focal point of my faith journey; without it I would not be a Muslim and it was my love for Jesus (peace be upon him) that actually led me to Islam.

Iconic Malaysian Mosque Becomes Touristic Attraction

The uniqueness of the mosque’s architecture with the colourful combination of the domes has attracted visitors non-stop since last year There are those who come from the north of the country not only to see the mosque but also with the intention to pray in it It resembles one of the most celebrated landmarks in …

Video of Muslim Praying in Sikh Temple Goes Viral

KUALA LUMPUR – A video showing a Muslim man praying inside a Sikh temple in Malaysia has gone viral on the internet, winning hearts of viewers worldwide. The video came to the public after a group called Sikh Inside shared it earlier this week, Times Now news reported. “A Muslim brother spotted doing Namaz [prayer] …

Students Help Make Hajj Possible for Teacher

JEDDAH – Taking care of three young kids and a son with a cerebral palsy, hajj used to be a far-fetched dream for Azif Asyrafi, a teacher from Kuala Selangor. But thanks to her faithful former students, the dream has finally come true. “Allah certainly works in mysterious ways,” she said, wiping away tears, New …

Malaysian University Develops Qur’an App for Deaf

NILAI – A group of researchers from the Faculty of Qur’anic and Sunnah Studies at the University Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) is working on developing a software to enable hearing-impaired people learn Qur’an. “People with non-typical levels of ability were often left out of religious education,” Norakyairee Mohd Raus, head of Ibnu Ummi Maktum (UMMI) …

Muslim Biologist Named 'World's Best Science Communicator'

Muslim Biologist Named World's Best Science Communicator

KUALA LUMPUR – Topping the list of 27 science communicators from around the world, Malaysian scientist Dr Siti Khayriyyah Mohd Hanafiah  has been named the “World’s Best Science Communicator” due to her exceptional performance in the 11th FameLab International competition. “I wanted to win so badly because I knew many people back in Malaysia were waking …

Malaysians Celebrate Month-long `Eid Al-Fitr

DUBAI – Wrapping up the fasting month of Ramadan, Malaysians embark on another festive occasion for a whole month, Eidul Fitr, or Hari Raya Pausa, as they call it. “We (also) call it ‘Open House,’” Madame Tengku, the wife of the Malaysian Consul General in Dubai Yubazlan Yusof, told The Gulf Today. “Aidilfitri is very …

Malaysian Embarks on Cycling Journey to Makkah for Hajj

KULIM, Indonesia – A Malaysian Muslim has kicked off his life-time journey to hajj on Sunday, April 8, after years of planning and training to cross thousands of miles across the Asian continent on bicycle to reach the holy city of Makkah. “I first planned this seven years ago. And now, after two years of …



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