ratiocination

It’s a complicated world. The deeper I get into the ways I desire to live, farther things get for me. Decision making is never easy when it comes down to decisions that shape ones personality. It is even more difficult when there is an opportunity cost, a sacrifice coupled with the decision to make. Now […]

The True Democracy and Islam!

Ayatollah Sistani declares vote-buying ‘Haraam’ Iraq’s top Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has issued a Fatwa (religious ruling), declaring vote-buying as Haraam (forbidden) ahead of the country’s parliament elections. Speaking on behalf of the Ayatollah, Sheikh Abdul Mahdi al-Karbalaei, called on candidates and political parties to respect election laws and avoid trying to influence […]

The Creator’s Creation

If Allah helps you, none can overcome you; and if He forsakes you, who is there after Him that can help you? And in Allah (Alone) let believers put their trust. (Surah Al-e-Imran, 3:160) Fabi Ayyi Aala-i Rabbikuma Tukazziban (So, Oh Jinn and Mankind) Which of the Favors of your RABB (Lord) will you then […]

Don’t miss even a single word… Too good

An atheist professor of philosophy speaks to his class on the problem science has with God, The Almighty. He asks one of his new students to stand and….. Prof: So you believe in God? Student: Absolutely, sir. Prof: Is God good? Student: Sure. Prof: Is God all-powerful? Student: Yes. Prof: My brother died of cancer […]

Racial Profiling >>matter of grave concern

Editor’s note: Nafees A. Syed, a senior at Harvard University majoring in government, is an editorial editor at The Harvard Crimson as well as a senior editor and columnist for the Harvard-MIT journal on Islam and society, Ascent. She is chairwoman of the Harvard Institute of Politics Policy Group on Racial Profiling. (CNN) — It […]

Wuzu Machines

I found this great stuff while reading the e-papers. Innovation Found! KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters Life!) – A Malaysian company has invented a machine it says will help Muslims purify themselves before prayers without excessively wasting water. The ornate, green-colored machine comes with automatic sensors and basins to curb water usage during wudu, an Arabic word […]