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Lest We Forget
The third Imam, Abu Abd Allah Muhammad bin Idrees, better known as Imam Shafii, who is the founder of Shafii School of Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence), belonged to the Kuraish tribe, was a Hashimi and remotely connected with the Prophet of Islam (sws). He was born in 767 A.C. in Ghazza. He lost his fat
And when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease.
2. Now the names of the twelves apostle are these; The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and An
For the second group, man is part of a great machine. All importance is of the machine and the part is insignificant. This view is also incorrect. Everything of the universe, the sun, the moon, the clouds the air, summer and winter, day and night, is engaged in the service of mankind in one way or the other.
If we reflect on the prevalent system of elections in our country, at least two glaring flaws can be pointed out in it: Firstly, under this system the voters of the country do not get full representation in the Assemblies. Secondly, in these elections the parties do not compete with one another o
Meaning of the Verse
In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Ever Merciful.
Historical Status of the Verse
A study of the Quran reveals that since ancient times there has always been a mention of the meanings encompassed by this verse in revealed scriptures in one form or anoth
The Quran is a book1. It is not a collection of different, structurally unrelated sayings. The arrangement of the verses of the Quran, though not chronological, is Divinely ordained2. Therefore, a Muslim must accept the fact that there is an underlying wisdom in the arrangement. Each verse and each suura