Category: Da’wah

Islam: “O Prophet, enjoin your wives and your daughters and the believing women, to draw a part of their outer coverings around them. It is likelier that they will be recognised and not molested. Allah is Most Forgiving, Most Merciful.” (The Holy Quran;33:59)
Before Islam: “So if a woman does not cover her head, she should cut off her hair. If it is a disgrace for a woman to cut off her hair or shave her head, let her cover her own head” (1 Corinthians 11:6 – International Standard Version)

The Victorian Muslims of Britain

The stories of the British aristocrats who converted to Islam.

In 1913, the Daily Mirror newspaper responded to Lord Headley’s conversion in a story headlined “Irish peer turns to Islam”.

“That the lure of Eastern religions is affecting an increasing number of Europeans, is again shown by the announcement that Lord Headley, an Irish peer, who spent many years in India, has become a convert to Islam,” the article stated…more: .aljazeera.com

Why a 70-year-old woman cooks for hundreds from her Montreal apartment

Sabariah Hussein“This is the happiness of my life, to see the smiles on people’s faces,” she told CTV News. “Never mind religion or race, I’m there for them.”

Her Montreal apartment is filled with the aroma of rich spices. Curries, chicken patties and stews are cooked fresh every day.

Hussein says her acts of culinary compassion originate from her mother, who she says would cook for up to 1,000 people free of charge…MORE: ctvnews.ca/canada

Islam Teaching Is the Hero : “Imam Hailed as Hero for Protecting Suspect After Deadly Van Attack Near London Mosque”

The imam of a Muslim center in London has been praised for his “bravery and courage” in stopping an angry crowd turning on the driver involved in a van attack. One person died and eight people were wounded, two seriously, after the vehicle rammed into people leaving Ramadan prayers in Finsbury Park, north London, in the early hours of Monday morning. Imam Mohammed Mahmoud, of the Muslim Welfare House, has been hailed a hero for stepping in to protect the suspected attacker, a 48-year-old man, telling the furious mob: “Do not touch him.”…more: http://ktla.com/

Hyundai CEO Mong Hyun Yoon Began Fasting in Ramadan Because Seeing the Workers Fast “left me in awe.”

 A touching letter sent out in which Yoon addressed those fasting during Ramadan said that he began fasting to be able to sympathize with Hyundai workers. But this isn’t a first for Yoon. He mentions that he also fasted the previous year to the surprise of the readers. “As of last year, to be one with the HAOS family in their thoughts and understand them, I decided to take fasting as a habit,” the CEO said in his letter….MORE: IKNOWBRO.COM

Ramadan: A centuries-old American tradition

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Many forget that the first Muslims to celebrate Ramadan in America were African slaves.

his weekend marks the beginning of Ramadan. Nearly one-fourth of the world will observe the annual fast and eight million Muslims in the United States will abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset during the holy month. A gruelling task at any time of the year, Ramadan this year will be especially daunting during the long and hot summer days. ..more:aljazeera.