How Islamic marketers can harness the potential of social media without causing offence? Paper presented at 8th Global Islamic Marketing Conference, Alanya Turkey May 2,
They come from far and wide. On every means of transport available. By land, air or sea. Some do not even mind going all the
The Qur’an leaves no stone unturned regarding the gender of Mary and makes it absolutely clear that she was not a hermaphrodite Introduction Jesus Christ
First published in DAWN, 06, June, 2014 NEGLECTED PRAYER THE mosque is full, and not an inch of space is available to set one’s foot
Every Mumin is a Muslim but every Muslim is not necessarily a Mumin. By the term Mumin a person who has firm inner belief is
Relations that Muslims must maintain with their elderly and aging parents AT TIMES our relationships with our elderly and aging parents can be challenging. It
Speech delivered at “Change & Growth”, Chaplaincy in Further Education Annual Conference held in York, UK, July 2006. Ladies and gentlemen, Before I begin my
During the course of interfaith dialogue some participants assert that Islam advocates intolerance of other faiths, and that Muslims are not permitted to be friendly
When Faith Becomes A Hurdle in Our Search For Truth The journey to search the truth is not a smooth ride. There are hurdles on
DO WE HAVE FREEDOM OF CHOICE OR IS EVERYTHING WE DO PREDETERMINED IN OUR FATE? INTRODUCTION Has God pre-determined the fate of people? Is all
Reincarnation is the belief that the human soul, upon the death of the human body, comes back to earth in another body or form. Also
Is Salvation Guaranteed To All Believers In God? Belief in God is a fundamental precept in almost all religions. It is not at all uncommon
There is a silent storm that is emerging in Europe. It is somewhat audible now and if counter measures are not taken, it is likely to cause significant damage. The storm is the rising xenophobia and its epicenter is the Muslim community of Europe.
The falling leaves of autumn. You notice them as you walk along the pathways. Blown away by gusty winds, some red, some yellow, some dry, some crisp – all heralding the moment of change and signaling to us that its time to seek a new beginning. As autumn is the season marking the periodic change in the natural world, it seems that it is also a period of change throughout human history.
Life is a journey. We are but travelers. But there is a road that is less traveled, a path less trodden. Pointers to that road come in our life but many tend to ignore them. Consciously or subconsciously we follow paths in life, make choices and pursue ends. We keep on moving with the same old routines, the same common milestones until suddenly we are at the cross roads.
This series of Blogs that I intend to write during the ongoing month of Ramadhan are meant for newcomers to the Qur’an. This does not necessarily mean non Muslims, but also includes those who may be born into Islamic households.
The month of Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic lunar calendar. In this month Muslims all over the world observe a fast from