Ramadan

Muhammad by Ramakrishna Rao

. K.S. Ramakrishna Rao

In the desert of Arabia was Muhammad born, according to Muslim historians, on April 20, 571. The name means highly praised. He is to me the greatest…

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The apogee of human spirit

. Mohsin Hyder Ali

In 680 AD, on the scorching sands of Karbala, a man took stand against tyranny, injustice and callousness of a regime whose premise was based on vio…

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Studying Islam

. Tariq Ramadan

To challenge the simplistic notion that Islam is still in its medieval period, we must engage it academically for its own sake - not simply out of s…

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Lessons from Karbala

. Zahoor Hussain Bhat

Today is the day of Ashura, the 10th of Muharram, the day of triumph for Islam. Al Muharram is a blessed month, of which the 10th day is the one tha…

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Hajj: the symbol of unity

. KD Desk

Hajj: the symbol of unity

Labbaik Allahuma Labbaik, Labbaik La Shareeka Laka Labbaik (O Allah, here I am answering your call and I bear witness that You have no partners).

Ha…

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The oldest war on earth

. Paul Vallely:The Independent

The war in Syria began much earlier than is generally recognised. The conflict actually began in the year 632 with the death of the Prophet Mohamed.…

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A brief history of Al Muharram

. Srinagar: KD Desk

Allah has given us two indicators in day and night: the sun in the day and the moon in the night. Upon the emergence of a new day, life is renewed a…

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Your guide to Zakat

. Sringar: KDNN

Your guide to Zakat

Zakat is mentioned along with Salat (prayer) in 30 verses of the Quran. It was first revealed in Surah Al-Muzamil.

 


“Indeed, your Lord knows, [O Mu…

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