Browsing All Posts published on »October, 2009«

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: INSIDE MECCA

October 10, 2009

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A journey for 3 Muslims from different countries to perform Hajj (pilgrimage) This story presents the most intimate and three-dimensional documentation of the annual pilgrimage to Makkah and sheds light on the universal principles of Islam during the days of the Hajj. Learn the historical significance of the city “Makkah” and, experience the epic journey […]

What Are the Names of Our Prophet?

October 7, 2009

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Muhammad [Peace Be Upon Him]: What Are the Names of Our Prophet? Did you know that the Prophet, had been called by many names and titles in the Qur`aan and Sunnah? Each of these names describing a special quality of this exalted personality. By understanding them and reflecting upon them, we can, begin to better […]

Vatican: Islam Surpasses Roman Catholicism as World’s Largest Religion

October 6, 2009

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VATICAN CITY — Islam has surpassed Roman Catholicism as the world’s largest religion, the Vatican newspaper said Sunday. “For the first time in history, we are no longer at the top: Muslims have overtaken us,” Monsignor Vittorio Formenti said in an interview with the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano. Formenti compiles the Vatican’s yearbook. He said […]

SHAALOM 2 SALAAM: A MUSLIMAH’S JOURNEY FROM JUDAISM TO ISLAM

October 5, 2009

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Just came across this beautiful post on the blog “SHAALOM 2 SALAAM: A MUSLIMAH’S JOURNEY FROM JUDAISM TO ISLAM” by a revert sister named Safiyyah. I was impressed by her voluntary activities, to name a few “Member of Islamic Writers Alliance (IWA) and Muslim American Journalists Association (MAJA). Islamic weekend school teacher. Muslim prison chaplain. […]

[Sheikh Yusuf Estes] "Which Group is the Right Group?" Fourth Edition

October 4, 2009

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“Which Group is the Right Group?” – by Yusuf Estes Fourth Edition – October 15, 2005 Seems like these days the Muslims now come in “All Flavors.” There are so many different names of so many groups in the world today. But which are the “true Muslims?” The groups carry names like: Sunnies, Salafies, Shi’ites, […]

Islam: The Definition

October 4, 2009

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Islam: The Definition Defining “ISLAM” in EnglishWhat Does It Mean? – Is It A Noun Or A Verb? “Islam” – Is Both – A Verb – & – A Noun “ISLAM” As A Verb(Action): “ISLAM” As A Noun Surrender to Almighty Allah 6 Articles of Belief Submission to His Will 5 Pillars of Action Obey […]

[Sheikh Yusuf Estes] Signs of Last Days – Today?

October 4, 2009

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False Prophets! Wars! Famines! EarthQuakes! Heretical Teachings! Widespread Evil! Signs in the Sun and Stars! It’s all there and more.. In Islam over 1,400 years ago! And .. In Christianity over 2,000 years ago! Compare the following here, then you decide – “Are We in the LAST DAYS?”