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Rhyme & Reason
That moment, that uncertainty,
That gush and wave of turmoil,
That stretch into eternity
Is gone. No need to toil.
The sea is calm, and no foam
Whitens, or shows its flow.
I restless no longer roam.
God has sent a light, a glow.
God light the future days
Polygamy vs Polyandry
Question: My question is: ‘Why can men have four wives and women just one husband?’
Answer: I’ll first address the issue of men having four wives before I answer your question as to why women can’t have multiple husbands.
I think that among many
Author Name: Murad W. Hofmann
Book Name:Islam 2000. 2nd rev. ed ( ISBN 0-915957-70-1)
Price: USD 6.95
Publisher: Amana Publications, USA 14118/1997.
Murad Hofmann is a German convert to Islam. He has had a distinguished career as a scholar-diplomat. He has graduate
Dr Salam (d:1998) was a Nobel Laureate, a former Scientific Advisor to the Government of Pakistan and remained Director International Centre for Theoretical Physics Trieste, Italy. These are excerpts of a speech he gave over a decade ago. (Editor)
I was admitted to the Jhang College, P
It is a well-known fact that the Prophet of Islam (sws) was the supremely successful man in the entire human history. But he was not just a hero, as Thomas Carlyle has called him. According to the Qur’an, he was a good example for all mankind. He has shown us the way of achieving supreme success in t
Someone’s story …
My brought up – middle class, semi-religious
Exceptionally kind parents, two jobs
Spent more on us; Always under debt
We were not bad children either;
Our academic record brilliant
Parents’ joy and gifts
Our response, what I felt when pr
[I begin] in the name of Allah1, Mercy Abundant, Mercy Eternal2.
All gratitude is due only to Allah, the Lord3 of the vastness of the universe4 , Who is abounding in Graciousness, Whose Mercy extends forever, the Owner5 of the Day of Judgement. (1 – 3)
[O Lord,] Only You do we wor
When man has a plan to make a car or any other machine, he breaks it down into numerous parts, first making each one of them separately. Thereafter, he puts them together to create the final object. On the contrary, when God raises a tree or creates a human being, his technique is completely different. H