Tag: Calls

Response From the Heart to Enter Paradise.

The prophet (peace be upon him) said: “When the Mu’adhdhin (who Calls the faithful to prayer)  says: Allah is the Greatest, Allah is the Greatest, and one of you should make this response: Allah is the Greatest, Allah is the Greatest; (and when the Mu’adhdhin) says: I testify that there is no god but Allah, one should respond: I testify that there is no god but Allah, and when he says: I testify that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah, one should make a response: I testify that Muhammad is Allah’s Messenger.When he (the Mu’adhdhin) says: Come to prayer, one should make a response: There is no might and no power except with Allah.When he (the Mu’adhdhin) says: Come to salvation, one should respond: There is no might and no power except with Allah, and when he (the Mu’adhdhin) says: Allah is the Greatest, Allah is the Greatest, then make a response: Allah is the Greatest, Allah is the Greatest. When he (the Mu’adhdhin) says: There is no god but Allah, and he who makes a response from the heart: There is no god but Allah, he will enter Paradise.” [Abu-Dawood]

Fear in Sri Lanka as monk calls for stoning of Muslims

A Muslim woman reacts next to a burned motorbike and her house after a mob attack in Kottampitiya, Sri Lanka in May [File: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters]Muslims in Sri Lanka say they fear new attacks after a top Buddhist monk called for violence against members of the religious minority, claiming a Muslim doctor had sterilised thousands of Buddhist women. Activists, politicians and members of the Muslim minority said Warakagoda Sri Gnanarathana Thero’s speech last week was likely to fan communal tensions, weeks after Buddhist mobs attacked scores of Muslim homes and businesses…Aljazeera

American attorney calls Islam a ‘country’ … ignites a series of jokes

American attorney Noel FranciscoWhen it comes to misconceptions surrounding Islam and its followers, the list is quite long. While some of these misconceptions are rather dangerous, fueling hate crimesand asserting degrading stereotypes, others are plain ridiculous.  Here’s the catch: even educated and high-ranking officials in the West have fallen for such false information, and American attorney, Noel Francisco, is a case in point….more:  stepfeed.com

Interfaith Council of Western Mass. calls for passage of Dream Act

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks with reporters on the morning after she and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer met with President Donald Trump seeking a legislative solution to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday morning, Sept. 14, 2017.The Interfaith Council of Western Massachusetts, whose members include Christian, Jewish, Muslim, as well as representatives of other faiths, has issued a statement urging Congress  to protect young undocumented immigrants from deportation. The call comes in the wake of President Donald Trump’s move to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that ……more:  masslive.com