Islam Archive

Forgiveness – The Path to Compassion

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It is easy to misunderstand yourself and others and often difficult to move beyond that misunderstanding to universally accepting things as they are. The world is full of suffering. Holding on to hurt and our own suffering guarantees a world of continuing pain, dysfunction, disconnection, failure, and misery. The key [ Continue reading…]

Animal rights in Islam

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Islam has always viewed animals as a special part of God’s creation. The Quran, the Hadith, and the history of Islamic civilization offer many examples of kindness, mercy, and compassion for animals. Islam indeed places much importance on animals and on providing for them in a caring manner. There are [ Continue reading…]

Prophet Muhammad Warned About ISIS Terrorists, Muslim Extremism

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From Saudi Arabia taking military action in Yemen to the Islamic State terrorist group killing people en masse in Iraq and Syria, these current-day developments of Muslims fighting against other Muslims should be viewed as a disgrace but not as a surprise. Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, [ Continue reading…]

The Bible and Islam on Prayer

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Contrary to common belief, the Bible and Islam have a lot in common. Perhaps, my favorite commonality is their presentation of the beautiful names of God. There is a name of Allah, Al-Mujib, which briefly touches on the subject of what the Bible and Islam teach about prayer. Al-Mujib means the Responder to Prayer. [ Continue reading…]

Does Islam promote violence?

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It is a very tough question but an honest question too. Let us give an honest answer to this question. We would like to apologize to the Muslims who may not agree with our answer. We are afraid many of our fellow Muslims may not entirely agree with us. But [ Continue reading…]

Corruption in Bangladesh

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Salam, You raised a very important question. Corruption Situation in Bangladesh is even worse than India where more than 80% people claim to be Muslims! Bangladesh even became top-corrupted country in the world for several years in a row! Being a Bangladeshi, I really feel ashamed for that. How can a [ Continue reading…]

 What they say about Muhammad (s)

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“Great minds have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.” – Albert Einstein §     Philosopher, Orator, Apostle, Legislator, Warrior, Conqueror of ideas, the Restorer of rational beliefs, the Preacher of a religion without images, the Founder of twenty terrestrial empires and of one heavenly Empire, that is Muhammad. As regards [ Continue reading…]

Is Wine Forbidden in Islam?

I do not think so because God says in the Quran one should not approach to prayer (Salat) being drunk. Everybody knows that it is very dangerous to drink excessive amount of wine or alcohol to be drunk. It can damage one’s health cause other serious problems such as road [ Continue reading…]

Forgiving Others: in the Quran and Hadith

There are many verses of the Quran talking about forgiving others. We should understand that God Himself is the most merciful and God pardons all kinds of sins. That is why God encourages us to forgive others. [The Quran 7:199]  You shall resort to pardon, advocate tolerance, and disregard the [ Continue reading…]

Who is Prophet Muhammad?

Prophet Muhammad (s) was a prophet and a messenger of God (Allah).  The majority of Muslims believe, he was the last prophet as well. But some other Muslims believe he is not the last messenger of God.  Nowhere in the holy Quran God says he was the last messenger of [ Continue reading…]