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Tensions and worries seem to be an essential part of our lives. Strained finances, ill-health, failure in studies, fiasco in business ventures, fatal accidents, kidnappings, house burglaries, tragic deaths, handicapped children, unfulfilled desires, feeling of deprivation … and the list goes on.
Both these surahs form a pair with regard to their subject matter. The first surah verifies the law of retribution of the Almighty, while the second surah, with reference to this very law, warns the leadership of the Quraysh of dire consequences. Both surahs are directed at the leadership of th
English Rendition ofan episode of the TV Program “Ghamidi”
Assalam u ‘alaykum
Anchor: Welcome to the show, “Ghamidi.” Viewers, today we shall take up an issue that has been a subject of dispute between believers and heretics: the theory of evolution.
The Beginning of Wahi
It has been explained earlier that the issue of the first revelation of the Qur’an had been raised during the times of the companions. Some people considered these to be the first verses of Surah ‘Alaq, but Jabir ibn ‘Abdullah (rta) i
Acting as a Profession
Question: What opinion does Islam have on “acting” as a profession?
Answer: In principle all segments of fine arts – including acting and impersonation – are not forbidden by Islam per se if they are adopted as a profession. It is their nature and use
Rhyme & Reason
Being the first to greet
When others we meet
For whatever it takes
Holding the door
For the old ’n poor
Being just to our foes
And sharing their woes
Giving spare things away
Even if costly are they