The Names of Allah

Mohamedarif Suleman (Nairobi, Kenya) Asmaa ul Husna, as we commonly know them, have various benefits.  This week, let us look at a few and the benefits attached to them upon recitation.  Material for this edition has been sourced from various primary and secondary materials…

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E-Mail: The New Possibilities

By Mohamedarif Suleman (Nairobi, Kenya) Connected? I am sure you are, for if you are not, you may just have missed being “literate” this century. Whether you are an infant (!) or a very aged person, make no mistake about the omnipotence of this…

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What is Taqiyah?

By Mohamedarif Suleman (Nairobi, Kenya) Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi in his book “Taqiyah” answers thus: “its literal meaning is to safeguard; to defend; to fear; piety (because it saves one from the displeasure of Allah)” He goes on to explain the significance of the…

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Introspection

By Mohamedarif Suleman (Nairobi, Kenya)  More than anything else needed today of all the living Muslims is the courage and capability to introspect. By this, we mean the ability and purity o judgement regarding one’s own actions and inactions. The fabric of today’s world…

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The Signs Before Qiyamah

Mohamedarif Suleman (Nairobi, Kenya) This week; let us look at some of the signs that are expected to manifest before the coming of the Day of Resurrection. Most important, in reading this article is the derivation of the opinion as to what signs one…

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