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Salam - The Language of All Prophets

Salam - The Greeting of All Prophets

The Muslim greeting of salam “saying as-salamu alaykum” in Arabic means “peace be upon you”. It may be news to many that this greeting was taught by Moses (or Musa, peace be upon him) the prophet of Judaism, and Jesus (or Isa, peace be upon him) the prophet of Christianity.

It's all about Peace

It is All about Peace (Salam)

The Night of Power (Laylatu-l-Qadr) — during which the revelation of the Holy Quran and with it Muhammad’s prophethood began — and all that transpires then is described as salam (peace)…

Greeting the People in the Mosque

Greeting the People in the Mosque: Permissible?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: It is prescribed for the one who enters the mosque – whether he is the imam or one of the worshippers – to greet the …

Why Muslims Should Take Pride in Islamic Greetings

Why Muslims Should Take Pride in Islamic Greetings

In a June 1999 interview, British writer and Nobel laureate Doris Lessing (1919–2013) reminisces about a Shanghai visit during which she had this experience: One evening I heard a Chinese family singing “Happy Birthday.” It was weird. You would have thought that they would have their own happy birthday song. Every dominant society in the …

Online Gold Trading

Online Gold Trading: Permissible?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause and …

My Journey to the Life of Peace

As the days went on, a small yet clear and strong feeling, a kind of gentle energy inside me, called out to say the words. I rehearsed them over and over. I even wrote them down on paper and carried with me wherever I went, just in case I would brave myself and go ahead.

God - The All-Peace

It is astonishing that some people who invoke God by this noble name live their lives in contention and hostility towards the world. Every aspect of their lives is full of strife, from within themselves, to their outward behavior, in their thinking, and with their families. How can such a person find peace with the Lord?

Missoula Celebrates Islam Week

Rejecting anti-Muslim sentiments, members of different faith groups in Missoula mountain valleys of western Montana are marking “Celebrate Islam Week” event later this month, to promote understanding of the world’s second-largest faith.



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