An interesting discussion on the Islamic concept of time. Includes sections on the Islamic Calendar and the importance and value of time in the life of a Muslim.Time and DirectionThe Islamic CalenderNow or NeverBeyond our time...
Many people claim that they love Allah, and they say: 'I prayed, I fasted, I made the Hajj and I gave Zakah. After all of this, what does Allah want from me, because I have done all these forms of worship? I have worshipped Allah.' Has this person really worshipped Allah?He does not need our worship. We need the worship of Allah, we need Salah, we need Zakat and we need to fast. We are poor and Allah is rich, we are weak and Allah is strong, we are the degraded and low and Allah is the Most High and Mighty. We need the love of Allah.O brothers! We relate to Allah as we relate to this world. Wh...
This publication presents information about Allah and His Prophet from authentic Islamic sources. The concept of one God and its justification, His Attributes and His Qualities, His Blessings and His Graces, His Compassion and His punishment, all have been presented in an intellectual style. The Qur'an and its authenticity has also been discussed. The high respect Islam gives to the Prophet 'Isa, the Messiah (Jesus Christ) is clearly highlighted. A brief but concise description of the life and mission of the Last Prophet Muhammad has been presented to clear any misunder...
This volume is a compilation of lectures given by the author in 1925 at Madras, India. In these lectures the author vividly presents the life of the Prophet as an abiding historical model - not a utopian ideal - for all humanity. This book is a must for every student of religion....
The original 1987 Norwich seminar Usury: The Root Cause of the Injustices of Our Time,
whose proceedings form the core of this work, had an extraordinary
effect. Here is an argument that goes to the core of the matter in one
In this extraordinary and beautifully-written autobiography, Asad tells of his initial rejection of all institutional religions, his entree into Taoism, his fascinating travels as a diplomat, and finally his embrace of Islam....
Islamic scholar Ahmad Deedat's biographical book.
A book detailing the life of Sheikh Ahmad Deedat, one of Islam's
greatest scholars and missionaries.
Titled "Ahmed Deedat: The Man and His Mission," the 280-page book was
written by university professor and author Goolam Vahed and published by
the Islamic Propagation Centre International (IPCI), an organisation
founded by Deedat in 1957 and based in South Africa.
"The book entails the life of Shaikh Ahmad Deedat from the time he
arrived in South Africa at the age of nine years. As he lived in South
Africa, he took up menial j...
There are certain universal sets of values that have been accepted
and acknowledged throughout time, in all cultures, simply because they
are part of the innate human nature crafted by the Creator. Truth, and
as a corollary, abhorrence of lies is one such value.
This is because the negatives of lies are all pervasive, and clear
as day. Unfortunately, however, as with the degeneration of other values
of our system, the forces of evil have been at work to erode and pure
and simple injunctions handed down by Allah to all his people.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Hajr has undertaken the task ...
After eemaan (faith), the most honorable trait with which man could
be endowed is patience. It is the best course of action in all
situations. It is a cause for Allaah's mercy and help. It is a source of
spiritual joy. The final victory in both matters of the world and
Hereafter is only earned by patience and the good end beings only to the
patient ones. Our trials in this world are numerous and varied.
Sometime, they come as difficulties and some other times in forms of
ease. Situations that life turns on us sometimes could stretch our will
and faith to the extrem...
Happiness is something that every human desires and pursues, but
people have different opinions about what happiness truly is and how
it is actually achieved. Some believe it is attained through wealth,
some believe through fame and some believe through position; there are
numerous theories concerning this. With an estimated 350 million
people currently affected by depression, happiness continues to be
elusive to a significant number of people. Therefore, a vital question
is: what are the keys to happiness? Imam Ibn al-Qayyim tackles this