By Aqa Mahdi Puya (Agha Pooya) - XKP
21 Al - Anbiyaa (The Prophets)
22 Al - Hajj(The Pilgramage)
23 Al-Muminoon (The Believers)
24 An- Noor (The Light)
25 Al - Furqaan(The Criterion)
translated via Mirza M. Pooya. one of many few and so much complete and unique commentaries at the Quran, as understood within the mild of Prophet and His household.
By Ayesha Mattu, Nura Maznavi
From the editors of the groundbreaking anthology Love, InshAllah comes a provocative new exploration of the main intimate elements of Muslim men’s lives.
Muslim males are stereotyped as both oversexed Casanovas prepared to die for seventy-two virgins in heaven or controlling, big-bearded husbands able to rampage on the trace of dishonor. the fact is, there are literally thousands of Muslim males attempting to work out the complex terrain of affection, intercourse, and relationships similar to the other American man.
In Salaam, Love, Ayesha Mattu and Nura Maznavi supply an area for American Muslim males to talk brazenly approximately their romantic lives, providing frank, humorous, and insightful glimpses into their hearts—and bedrooms. The twenty-two writers come from a vast spectrum of ethnic, racial, and spiritual perspectives—including orthodox, cultural, and secular Muslims—reflecting the energy and variety in their religion group and of America.
by way of elevating their voices to proportion tales of affection and heartbreak, loyalty and betrayal, intimacy and insecurity, these Muslim males are major the way in which for all males to acknowledge that being open and sincere approximately their emotions isn't just okay—it’s in detail attached to their lives and demanding to their happiness and health.
By Ayatullah Lutfullah as Safi al Gulpaygani - XKP
Discussions referring to al-Mahdi (May Allah hasten his go back) via Ayatullah al-Uzma al-Hajj ash-Shaykh Lutfullah as-Safi al-Gulpaygani. Translated through: Sayyid Sulayman Ali Hasan.
With the identify of Allah, the sort, the Merciful
“O’ grasp of the Age, furnish us succor!”
Allah has referred to as all of His production to obedience to Imam Mahdi (may Allah hasten his return), when you consider that obedience to him is obedience to the Prophet (peace be upon him and his family), and obedience to the Prophet (peace be upon him and his family members) is obedience to Allah, and Allah has created the total universe to obey and worship Him.
وَمَا خَلَقْتُ الْجِنُّ وَالإِنْسُ إِلاَّ لِيَعْبُدُونِ
“And i haven't created the Jinn and mankind other than to worship Me.”
In order to “obey the Mahdi (peace be upon them)” one needs to hold his guardianship and love within the middle; and to achieve his love, one needs to realize him.
Without spotting the Mahdi (may Allah hasten his return), his love can't take carry within the center. And with no loving him, obeying and following him don't turn up. And with no following him, devoutness isn't really attainable. And with no devoutness, perplexity and erroneous and wandering within the darkness will consequence; it's as we've got been taught within the type of supplications:
اّللَّهُمَّ عَرِّقْنِي حُجَّتَكَ فَإِنَّكَ إِنْ لَمْ تُعَرِّفْنِي حُجَّتَكَ ضَلَلْتُ عَنْ دِيْنِي
“O’ Allah, make me realize Your authority, for in case you don’t make me realize him, I shall pass off target in my religion.”
And they've got said:
مَنْ أَنْكَرَ الْمَهْدِي فَقَدَ كَفَرَ
“One who denies the Mahdi (peace be upon him) has turn into a disbeliever.”
مَنْ مَاتَ وَلَمْ يَعْرِفْ إِمَامَ زَمَانِهِ مَاتَ مِيْتَةً جَاهِلِيَّةٍ
“One who dies with out spotting the Imam of his time dies the dying of the Age of Ignorance."
By Majid Fakhry
The first finished survey of Islamic philosophy from the 7th century to the current, this vintage discusses Islamic inspiration and its influence at the cultural features of Muslim existence. Fakhry exhibits how Islamic philosophy has from the earliest occasions a particular line of improvement, which supplies it the harmony and continuity which are the marks of the nice highbrow pursuits of history.
By Ayatullah Baqir Sharif Al Qarashi - XKP
n the heritage of this East, the candle of the Prophetic missions, there has been not anyone like Imām Zayn al-‘Ābidin, peace be on him, in piety, devotion and excessive turning to Allah in repentance other than his grandfather, who illuminated the highbrow existence with the sunshine of monotheism and actual belief.
The lifetime of this nice Imām has given an account of the lives of the prophets and the messengers. He used to be just like them in all their traits and tendencies. accordingly he was once like Jesus Christ in his asceticism and his turning to Allah in repentance. He was once like prophet task in his tribulation and his endurance. He was once just like prophet Mohammed, might Allah bless him and his kinfolk, in his real answer and his solid manners. His strong developments and his religious skills are unlimited. within the historical past of this global, it's sufficient for him that purely he has been known as Zayn al -‘Ābidin. This nick-name has been now not given to anybody other than him.
By Allamah Sayyid Sa'eed Akhtar Rizvi - XKP
The inspiration of the 'Justice of God' in Islam. This e-book bargains with philosophical themes resembling 'Test and Suffering', 'Action and information of God', 'Fate and Divine Decree'.
Published through: Bilal Muslim challenge of Tanzania Dar es Salam, Tanzania
By Bernard Lewis
Bernard Lewis is well-known world wide as one of many best gurus on Islam. Hailed as "the world's most popular Islamic pupil" (Wall highway Journal), as "a towering determine between specialists at the tradition and faith of the Muslim global" (Baltimore Sun), and as "the doyen of heart japanese reviews" (New York Times), Lewis is not anything lower than a countrywide treasure, a depended on voice that politicians, reporters, historians, and most people have all became to for perception into the center East. Now, this respected authority has introduced jointly writings and lectures that he has written over 4 many years, that includes his reflections on heart jap heritage and international affairs, the Iranian Revolution, the kingdom of Israel, the writing of background, and masses extra. The essays conceal such pressing and compelling subject matters as "What Saddam Wrought," "Deconstructing Osama and His Evil Appeal," "The heart East, Westernized regardless of Itself," "The Enemies of God," and "Can Islam Be Secularized? "
By Efraim Karsh
The writer explores the background of Islam’s imperialism and the endurance of the Ottoman imperialist dream that outlasted global conflict I to hang-out Islamic and heart jap politics to the current day. September eleven will be visible as easily the most recent expression of this dream, and such assaults have little to do with U.S. foreign habit or coverage within the heart East, says Karsh. the home of Islam’s battle for global mastery is conventional, certainly venerable, and it's a quest that's faraway from over.
Specialist writers current the main traditions of North Africa, the center East, and critical Asia, including own money owed of performers, composers, academics, and ceremonies. a unique characteristic of this quantity is the inclusion of dozens of short snap-shot essays that supply "lifestories" of ordinary musicmakers and their artwork, in addition to first-person descriptions of particular track performances and occasions. additionally contains maps and track examples.