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Why Rumi Is One of America’s Best-Selling Poets

Did you know that one of the best-selling poets in the US is a Muslim? Yes, it might be surprising but the ecstatic poems of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, have sold millions of copies in recent years, making him the most popular poet in the US. Globally, his fans are legion. The Islamic civilization introduced …

Who Inspired Kristiane Backer to Convert to Islam?

Who Inspired Kristiane Backer to Convert to Islam?

I was living the high life; I had everything a young person could dream of… Kristiane Backer, a presenter on MTV Europe who interviewed rock stars and enjoyed the red carpet, simply felt that although she had everything, something was still missing…

Why Does Allah Decree Suffering and Hardship?

Hardships make us turn to God in times when we do not. On the flip-side, it is important to remember that ease itself is also a test. Islam came to help us balance life in both ease and hardship.

Rumi's Words of Wisdom

Knock, And He’ll open the door
Vanish, And He’ll make you shine like the sun
Fall, And He’ll raise you to the heavens
Become nothing, And He’ll turn you into everything.~ Rumi



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