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AI 54: For the Love of God and His Prophet

Archive for March, 2014

Selfish Zakat?

Posted: Monday, March 24th, 2014 @ 1:37 am in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Selfish Zakat?

“they have whispered their dearest and most secret desires to the alms they tender: “I make you this offering so that God may grant me long life, prosperity and happiness…” “This donation is so that the Creator may remove all the difficulties I might encounter on my path…” (…) That’s what they say when they […]

Obligatory vs. Voluntary Sunnah

Posted: Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 @ 3:09 pm in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Obligatory vs. Voluntary Sunnah

I read the Qu’ran, I read the hadith, Differing rules, Which to believe?   Several with beard, Others without, It’s not very clear, How to go about.   Shall it be long? Or shall it be trimmed? What about width? Should it be thinned?   Several says yes, Others say no, I look around, How […]

Change your lens, change your interpretation

Posted: Friday, March 14th, 2014 @ 10:56 pm in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Change your lens, change your interpretation

  “The Quran possesses an external appearance and a hidden depth, an exoteric meaning and an esoteric meaning. This esoteric meaning in turn conceals an esoteric meaning (this depth possesses a depth, after the image of the celestial Spheres, which are enclosed within each other). So it goes on for seven esoteric meanings (seven depths […]