Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | March - 1994
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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QUESTION: What is the significance of the `Taraaveeh', which the devout offer in the Ramadhaan?
ANSWER: To the less-informed Muslims, Taraaveehs are additional, almost obligatory prayers prescribed specially for the holy month of Ramadhaan. Anybody who does not say them in congregation, it is general
Lest We Forget
Addressing the plenary session of the "First Round Table Conference" in London in 1930, Maulana Muhammad Ali said `I want to go back to my country as a freeman. If you cannot accept it, you will have to give me a piece of land for my grave'. His prophetic words proved to be true, and he di
"Al-Maurid" is a unique institute of Islamic research and education. It is the custodian of the rich heritage of thought and learning of the Muslims. The driving force behind its establishment is that in present times the most important task for the propagation of Islam and for the achievement of its supremacy at the s
Imam Hamiduddin Farahi
Admissions of the Torah and Judaeo-Christian Scholars
It would serve our purpose better if the following ten premises of our discussion on the concepts of revelation, inspiration, apocalypse and sacrifice are clearly understood.
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The surah can be divided into the following three sections.
Section I (1-4)
The Bani Ismael have been reminded that the sending of a Prophet towards them is the result of the prayer (du`aa) of their great ancestor, the Prophet (sws) Abraham. This is a great favour the A