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(From the Book Seerat Sarwar e Aalamï·º) God has most graciously provided man with all that he needs in this Universe. Generally, every new-born child arrives in the world endowed with eyes to see, ears to hear, a nose to smell and breathe, hands to touch, feet to walk and a mind to think. All those potentialities, powers and faculties, that a man needs or can need are most carefully provided and marvelously set in his tiny body. Every minute requirement is foreseen and provided for.
By Yvonne Ridley Here in Britain the horrific tower block blaze which proved to be the deadliest in London since World War Two is still making front page headlines more than one week after the flames were finally extinguished.
Syed Jawed Anwar Story 1: A Muslim sister was crying when she called me a few days ago from Ottawa. Her daughter had left home and was living as a lesbian with another girl. She asked if there is any spiritual solution. Is it too late?
Lexically, wahi means swift and secret instruction, i.e. an inspiration which is made with such haste and speed that none may know it except the inspirer and the one being inspired. As a term, this word has been used for the guidance and instruction that is put in the mind of a man by Allah like a flash of lightning.
Syed Jawed Anwar Muslims are facing extreme hardships all over the world, both in Muslim and non-Muslim states and governments that include ethnic cleansing and genocide at several places. Canadian Muslims who think that they are safe are mistaken. Physically, they might be safe, but spiritually they are in a process of complete elimination.
By Syed Abul A'ala Maududi (Translated from the book "Seerat e Sarwar e Aalam ï·º, Chapter â€œWhy Did the World Need Prophet Muhammad ï·º After Other Prophets?â€) (42:14 part) Indeed those who were later made the heirs of the Book are in disquieting doubt about it.
Syed Jawed Anwar ALLAH sent prophets and messengers all over the world at different time periods, particularly when evil envelopes good completely. The Prophethood has been completed and finalized with the last Messenger Muhammad ï·º(s.aw.) 1429 years ago. Now the responsibility to convey the Message of God [and His Prophet Muhammad ï·º (peace be upon him] transfers to Ummah (the party, community, group) of Muhammad ï·º(peace be upon him) till Qiyamah (Doomsday).
By Syed Jawed Anwar Our message is clear and without any ambiguity. There are two biological genders â€“men and womenâ€” created by God. All the religious books â€“Al-Quran, Tanakh (Jewish Bible), Christian Bible (including the Gospel, Talmud, Vedas, Upnishads, Tripitaka, Guru Granth Sahibâ€” say the same thingâ€” that the genders are two, men and women.
By Dr. Muhammad Hamidullah, D. Phil., D. Litt. (9 February 1908 â€“ 17 December 2002) IN the annals of men, individuals have not been lacking who conspicuously devoted their lives to the socio-religious reform of their connected peoples. We find them in every epoch and in all lands.
Quran Says; â€œ(O Prophet), you did not recite any Book before, nor did you write it down with your hand; for then the votaries of falsehood would have had a cause for doubt. But it is a set of Clear Signs in the hearts of those who have been endowed with knowledge.â€ (29:48-49)
Syed Jawed Anwar FEW years ago, I was sitting with some of Ulema (scholars of Islam) in Toronto at a dinner party. I initiated, â€œI have a question if any one among you will prefer to answer.â€ Then, I asked a question: â€œHistory proves that wherever, whenever, Muslims migrated and entered into any country, the darkness of the society started disappearing, and finally light engulfed the whole nation. As Muslimsâ€™ presence increased, the light overcame the darkness.
An Important saying of Jesus, peace be upon him; â€œAnd call to mind when Jesus, son of Mary, said: â€œO Children of Israel, I am Allah's Messenger to you, I verify the Torah which has come before me.â€ (Quran 61:6) This sentence has three meanings and all three are correct:
Jawed Anwar I HEARD from my parent that long time ago in our grandparentsâ€™ time, flood inundated our town and water entered homes at the lower plains. Several families had to leave their houses and take shelter in my grandparentsâ€™ residence at a higher plain. Such hospitality is the natural way of supporting each other and living together in a town or village.
Jawed Anwar Since 2013, we (Seerah Education Movement) have organized several home-schooling workshops/seminars in our neighborhood in Toronto with the help of Muslim homeschoolers and ICNA local chapter.
[Translated from the book "Seerat e Sarwar e Aalam ï·º", Chapter â€œThe Importance of Prophethood of Muhammad (pbuh)", by Syed Abul A'la Maududi] For a while, close your bodyâ€™s eyes and open your imaginary eyes, and turn back 1400 years back and see the condition of the world.