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Infographic: Israk Mikraj

Below are two pictures that describe what Israk Mikraj is all about: one in english and the other in arabic. This exrtraordinary and extra-terestrial event was one of the miracle of the Prophet Muhammad saw. In one night, he traveled (or rather, was traveled) from Ka’bah, in Makkah to Masjid al Aqsa, in Jerusalem. He …

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Muslim Taxi Drivers Prohibited to Pray by Employer

Eight Muslim cab drivers in Orlando, Fla., claim their employer prohibited them from praying during work hours, and even assaulted and fired one of them for doing so. Now they’re filing complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, alleging that they were discriminated against on the basis of their religion and national origin. The eight …

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Poem: No Time to Pray

I just want to share this beautiful poem by Fatma Muslima I found on the web. It is thought provoking and should be a good reflection for us. “Pray” I knelt to pray but not for long, I had too much to do. I had to hurry and get to work For bills would soon …

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No excuse for prayers

Verily, As-Salât (the prayer) is enjoined on the believers at fixed hours. The above verse is from surat An Nisaa ayah 103 of the Noble Quran. Let us ponder and look at ourselves. How is our Salah (five daily compulsory prayers)? Or just look at the pictures below and see how sincere and devoted these …

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