Formulating a Vision for the Mimbar: The Goals of the Masjid

By Dr. Sibtain Panjwani (Leicester, United Kingdom) This vision paper intends to situate the institution of the mimbar (pulpit) within a wider, holistic context. This context is the masjid (mosque) itself which has key goals for a society. It is only by appreciating why…

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History of Friday Prayers in Shia Mosques

by Sadiq Abdullah (Tawheedi Shia Group) It is important to have the knowledge of the truth about the reason that was being proffered for the prohibition of Friday Salaat in “Shia Mosques”. This prohibition was not in the past history because there were no…

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The Real Mahdi

The Real Mahdi By: Zamena Manekia Manji (Bujumbura, Burundi) ‘Teacher, When Imam Mahdi, our Savior returns, is he going to kill us? Because you said that he will remove all the sinners from this World’ ‘Well my dear,’ my educator would respond, ‘He will…

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Be like the flower…

Mohamedarif Suleman (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) As we step into the night where the world’s greatest leader, the highest standing representative of the people, the pinnacle of knowledge and wisdom and the embodiment of courage and bravery, rose from his state of prostration to…

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Namazi ban na sakaa…

Mohamedarif Suleman (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) The advent of the ICT revolution has undoubtedly placed the world at a very unfamiliar and exciting threshold, where there is so much knowledge around for everyone to pick and utilise to their advantage and for the benefit…

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