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The Problem of Cursing

December 24, 2014

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Scrolling through my Facebook feed I stumble upon a status showing a prominent Shia scholar condemning the cursing of Islamic figures and companions. No doubt this is something that resonates with logic, with over 20 comments I decided to delve into the discussion. In the last 10 years the topic of cursing has seen itself […]

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Woolwich: A developing Muslim Mind and the path to extremism

May 25, 2013

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I remember a scene often. I was 17, and about to enter a debate, ready to win, carrying a pile of books under my arm (many of which I had not read). Its a scene I continue to look back on when considering my own development into researching the religion I follow. At 17 the […]

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The Heart of Fatima – Um Al Baneen

May 6, 2012

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Have you seen the heart in its role does the human survive pumping blood the energy that produces greatness have you pondered that, should it stop in its action where then will you find the air that sustains your mind and soul here How beautiful is he that he instilled in us a slice of […]

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The characteristics of helping out in the community

April 23, 2012

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So you want to give back to your community, you want to help others and improve yourself at the same time. You feel that by helping out you are fulfilling your duties and gaining  sense of self-gratification. Helping out in the community comes in various forms from those who organise trips and activities to those that […]

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Fordson – Faith.Fasting.Football

April 22, 2012

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Muslims today are aware that Islam is under the radar and it is perhaps scrutinised a lot more than other religions and this comes about from the actions of a few who use religion as a means of mass killing and violence. Unfortunately as Muslims we must first accept and understand that there exists a […]

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An Analysis of the event of Saqifa

April 8, 2012

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Title: An Analysis of the event of Saqifa Location: Muhammadi Trust Lecturer: Sayed Hossein Al Qazwini Date: Friday 6th April 2012 [Shakir 3:144] And Muhammad is no more than a messenger; the messengers have already passed away before him; if then he dies or is killed will you turn back upon your heels? And whoever turns back upon his heels, […]

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Peace be on the Flower

April 4, 2012

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A flower whose sweet scent erased The pearl that no other could match from every river of all lands The petals ripened against times will This gift from no other given to them In the mind rooted the desire whilst the core spoke of truth and piety But men seek the tracks of above The […]

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A Canvas for Hatred – My experience with extremism

February 21, 2012

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During the battle of Siffin Amir al-mu’minin heard some of his men abusing the Syrians, then he said: “I dislike you starting to abuse them, but if you describe their deeds and recount their situations that would be a better mode of speaking and a more convincing way of arguing. Instead of abusing them you […]

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Analyising the era of the Islamic “channels”

January 18, 2012

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The last 3 years or so have provided the surge of the “channels” as I like to refer to them, at one moment in time there were three channels running together side by side on the sky platform. One channel solely in English and the other two having a mix of Urdu and English. Since […]

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Mercy to Man

January 8, 2012

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At first the world was cautious for their life’s meaning was so precious from within them came the leader who made the wise ponder but some arose with anger complaining about this wonder for they called him a sorcerer who they claim corrupted the younger Strong was his character to bear so much hatred until […]

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