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Islam Muslim Misconceptions Peace America

An Overview of Islamic Misconceptions Muslims have tons of stereotypes and misconceptions floating around the atmosphere. Some good. Some ugly. For the most part people like to focus on the negative versus the positive aspects of Islam. A Muslim will never hear, You are a terrorist but I am really …

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Hajj

Pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj), one of the five pillars of Islam, is not just a physical journey but involves the heart and soul. The site of hajjis performing hajj has always been and will always be one of the most overwhelming experiences a man will ever encounter. Islam is a …

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Biography of Usman

Biography: the third Caliph of Islam Usman bin Affaan Introduction Hadrat Usman bin Affaan (may Allah be pleased with him) was the third caliph (successor) after the demise of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him). He was a man of utmost generosity and modesty. …

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Islamic Law of Inheritance

“Islamic law is divine law since it is based on the totality of the commands of Allah as embodied in the Holy Qur’an…the general principles of the Islamic law of [inheritance] are prescribed in the Qur’an:…the shares determined accordingly are binding on all Muslims. Gabru (2005:340) The law of inheritance …

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Eid Ul Adha Celebrations in Karachi Pakistan

Eid-ul-Adha is the Eid of the sacrifice. It is celebrated to commemorate the sacrifice of Prophet Ishmael by Prophet Abraham. Prophet Abraham was commanded by God to sacrifice his only son, Ishmael. He agreed and just as when he was about to strike the knife, a ram appeared in the …

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Surah Lahab

The very early revealed Meccan Surah Al-Lahab (The Flame) referred in the first order to a particular incident of a vindictive and persistent harassment. However, it also carries a general lesson that cruelty finally ruins itself. The person who rages against holy things is ultimately burnt up in his own …

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Hijab and Abaya – No

The ban on burqa in France by president Nicholas Surkozy is a step to extremism on the part of France. France is supposed to be a secular state where every person is allowed to live according to his will in peace. Why are the Muslims exempted from this list to entertain …

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