Tag: SAHABA

Opinion 9 Min Read

Ramadan reflections on Muslim loss of mandate to rule

In part two of a short series, Hamdija Begovic looks at the Nietzschean idea of the man-god, and how we should respond.

Opinion 20 Min Read

Why the Muslims lost the mandate to rule

In part one of a short series, Hamdija Begovic looks at the neo-Nietzschean alt-right and the loss of Muslim rule.

History 8 Min Read

Gaza and boycott of the Prophet and Companions

Lessons can be learnt from the Quraysh boycott of the Messenger ﷺ and the ongoing challenges faced by Gazans.

How the Prophet ﷺ made leaders out of broken people

His words were those of positivity and optimism, whereas ours are often of negativity and pessimism.

Education Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Opinion Propagation 17 Min Read

Aspiring Minds: Empowering the Youth

  Mistaken identity – the need for Spiritual Development We find that the youth of today are in search of some “freedom” with the desire to live their “own lives.” The majority of youth are goalless, yet for Muslims our goals are all divinely inspired. Allāh says, “The goal of

Featured Islamic Thought Latest Islamic Propagation 8 Min Read

Sh. Sajid Umar: Dream Big, O Muslims!

Last week, the world woke up to hear of the death of the well-known inspiration, role model and ‘astronaut’ of an athlete, Muhammad Ali, who passed away just days before the blessed month of Ramadan. The news sirens screamed this breaking news and the internet erupted with chants of ‘Muhammad’

Featured History Islamic Law Latest Islamic Propagation 18 Min Read

Islamic Law for ‘Primitive’ Societies?

One argument frequently touted against Islām and Muslims is the assertion that Islamic Law was conceived for a primitive era and applying it to our advanced society is incompatible. Advances in technology, communication and scientific discovery have rendered those laws null. This argument does not take into account Divine Revelation

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The Scandal of the Panama Papers

The Biggest Data Leak in History In the last day or two we have seen the beginning of the unravelling of what Edward Snowden has dubbed “the biggest leak in the history of data journalism.” This is the year-long global investigation led by over 400 journalists from more than 80

Current Affairs General Islamic Thought Propagation 21 Min Read

Do Muslims belong in the West?

All Praise belongs to Allāh, Lord of the worlds. May His peace and blessings be upon His final messenger, Muhammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam). Do Muslims belong in the West? That the sahāba were the best of mankind after the prophets and messengers is widely known. Not only is their

Between the friends of Allah and the friends of Shaytan

BOOK REVIEW   The Decisive Criterion Between The Friends of Allah and The Friends of Shaytan Author: Ibn Taymiyyah (d728H) Pubisher: Dar As-Sunnah Publishers, Birmingham, UK Edition: Third Edition, Paperback Pages: 384 Translator: Abu Rumaysah INTRODUCTION Aḥmad b. ʿAbdul Halīm Taqi al-Dīn, famously known as Sheikh-ul-Islām Ibn Taymiyyah, is a