Five Fascinating Figures from Muslim Spain

By Usman Khokhar Muslim civilization in Spain lasted almost eight centuries and produced some of the most extraordinary figures in Islamic scholarship, politics, science, the arts, poetry, engineering, architecture and more. Spain was a center of learning; students from all over Christian Europe would come to learn from the great Muslim masters of knowledge. A... Continue Reading →

Social Justice in Islam

By Muhammad Hassan Arshad Poverty, lack of empathy and trust, and scarcity of goodwill can be perilous for the well-being of people in any society. Such concerns are of great importance to those who hold authority on the subject, i.e. academics, policymakers, governments. However open-ended the ‘ends’ may be, there are various means of reaching... Continue Reading →

ILLUSIONS

By Huda Ali Khan The world today has become more illusory than ever before. The things that we think and converse about if brought into perspective and reflected upon would make us realize that the ideologies which we have been following throughout aren’t actually correct. We often come across people who have been privileged enough,... Continue Reading →

Iqbal’s Shaheen

By Musfirah Minhaj Shaheen…Does that word ever ring a bell? For the past few years, since I started reading, learning and understanding Iqbal’s poetry, there was a question that started roaming in my mind. Why did Allama Iqbal choose the Shaheen (the eagle) and not any other bird to mention and address the young generation?... Continue Reading →

Remembering Allah in the time of COVID-19

As the corona-virus pandemic hits our countries, most of us are understandably confused and anxious. The precautionary measures being recommended (such as social distancing) will be tough on many individuals, and businesses. Amidst all of this, Muslims face a unique, possibly (and hopefully) once-in-a-lifetime dilemma of being cut-off from masajid, Umrah, and Islamic gatherings. It... Continue Reading →

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