Reflection No. 45 on Q 6:26 – Examples and their Importance

Indeed Allah is not ashamed to set forth a parable whether it is that of a gnat or anything above it. As for those who believe they know it is the truth from their Lord; and as for those who disbelieve they say, what does Allah mean by this example? Thereby He leads many astray, … Read more

Reflection No. 44 on Q 3:37 – The Path of God

So her Lord accepted her with a gracious acceptance, and made her grow in a worthy fashion, and He charged Zakaria with her care. Whenever Zakaria visited her in the sanctuary, he found provision with her. He said, ‘O Maryam, from where does this come for you?’ She said, ‘It comes from Allah. Allah provides … Read more

Reflection No. 43 – What happens after Ramadhan?

It is now over ten days since the passing of the holy month of Ramadhan and the day of Eid. Believers have slipped back into the normal routine of everyday life and the spirit and zeal of the holy month seem to be fading fast. It is a struggle to hold onto the same enthusiasm … Read more

Reflection No. 42 on Q 2:185 – Ramadhan in the Qur’an

Ramadhan Reflections on selected verses of the Holy Quran aim at helping Mu’mineen derive guidance and strength of spirit from the Quran. Readers are encouraged to reflect on the verse and refer to the relevant verses mentioned. We hope that this form of study of the Quran will help instill a familiarity and appreciation for … Read more

Reflection No. 41 on Q 16:97 – A Promise to the Believer

Ramadhan Reflections on selected verses of the Holy Quran aim at helping Mu’mineen derive guidance and strength of spirit from the Quran. Readers are encouraged to reflect on the verse and refer to the relevant verses mentioned. We hope that this form of study of the Quran will help instill a familiarity and appreciation for … Read more

Reflection No. 40 on Q 9:40 – Helping the Holy Prophet (S)

The holy month of Ramadhan is the spring of the Quran, a time when the word of Allah blooms in Muslim hearts and homes. Recitation of the word of Allah is an important part of our worship during this month. What we need to do however is go beyond recitation. We need to understand and … Read more

Newspaper Article on Eid ul-Fitr

The Muslim community is getting ready to celebrate the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan with communal prayers and various festivities. Ramadan is the month on the Islamic lunar calendar during which Muslims abstain from food, drink and other sensual pleasures from break of dawn to sunset. The end of Ramadhan marks the beginning ... Read more

Newspaper Article on Ramadhan

Month of Ramadhan Muslims around the world have begun fasting this month. It is the month of Ramadhan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. Families prepare for a time of self-restraint and increased worship, and plan how they will deal with the practicalities of changes in eating schedules, activities, and even sleeping times. The ... Read more

Letter to Newspaper – Food Section

Dear Sir/Madam We are a local based non-profit organization trying to help promote understanding of the Muslim community. Muslims are presently going through the month of Ramadhan, a month in which they fast from dawn to dusk. Muslims eat a special variety of food after they break their fast in Ramadhan, The Iftar, or fast ... Read more

Letter to Newspaper

<Name of Newspaper> <Date> Dear Sir/Madam We are a local based non-profit organization trying to help promote understanding of the Muslim community. Muslims are presently going through the month of Ramadhan, a month in which they fast from dawn to dusk. We would like to submit an article on the month of Ramadhan, and its ... Read more