Category Archives: Holy Quran

Qu’ran Story : Jesus in Islam, Part 1

By | December 26, 2018

Qu’ran Story : Jesus in Islam, Part 1 The Islamic view of Jesus lies between two extremes.  The Jews, who rejected Jesus as a prophet, called him an imposter, while the Christians, on the other hand, considered him to be the son of God and worship him as such.  Islam considers Jesus to be one… Read More »

Qu’ran Story : Jesus in Islam, Part 3

By | December 26, 2018

Qu’ran Story : Jesus in Islam, Part 3 His Crucifixion God clarified in the Quran that Jesus was not crucified; rather, it was made to seem that way to the Jews, and that God raised him to the Heavens.  The Quran does not explain, though, who was the person crucified instead of Jesus, may the… Read More »

Quran Story : The story of Prophet Ibraheem, Part – I

By | December 26, 2018

Prophet Ibraheem was born in Iraq. His father, whose name was Aazar, would carve idols from wood and sell them to the idol worshippers. Prophet Ibraheem led his life in continuous struggle to comprehensively establish Islam. He is mentioned with praiseworthy titles in the Quran which help us to understand his distinguished character. Prophet Ibraheem… Read More »

Qu’ran Story : Jesus in Islam, Part 2

By | December 26, 2018

Qu’ran Story : Jesus in Islam, Part 2 His Divinity Muslims believe in the Absolute Oneness of God, Who is a Supreme Being free of human limitations, needs and wants.  He has no partners in His Divinity.  He is the Creator of everything and is completely separate from His creation, and all worship is to… Read More »

Quran Story : The story of Prophet Ibraheem, Part – II

By | December 26, 2018

Ibraheem Smashes the Idols When Ibraheem recognised that his father and people would not give up worshipping their idols, he left his father’s house and abandoned his people and what they worshiped. He decided to do something about their state of disbelief, but did not reveal it. He knew that there was to be a… Read More »

Religion Facts : Jesus Christ – Son of God? Part 1 : The Meaning of “Son of God”

By | December 7, 2018

  Islam : Jesus Christ – Son of God? Part 1 : The Meaning of “Son of God” “One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is    that a cat has only nine lives.” —Mark Twain, Pudd’nhead Wilson’s Calendar Son of God, son of David, or son of Man?  Jesus… Read More »

Quran Story : The story of Prophet Sulaymaan : Part – II

By | November 16, 2018

Quran Story : The story of Prophet Sulaymaan : Part – II The queen of Sheba, upon receiving the letter from Sulaymaan, may Allah exalt his mention, was very disturbed and hurriedly summoned her advisors. They reacted as to a challenge, for they felt that there was someone challenging them, hinting at war and defeat, and… Read More »

Quran Story : The story of Prophet Sulaymaan : Part – I

By | November 16, 2018

Quran Story : The story of Prophet Sulaymaan : Part – I Sulaymaan, may Allah exalt his mention, was one of the prominent Prophets of Allah, may Allah exalt their mention, who are well known in the religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. His story, which is an interesting one, is mentioned in the Noble… Read More »

Quran Story : The story of Prophet Eesaa, Part – II

By | November 14, 2018

In the first part of the Story of Prophet ‘Eesaa (Jesus), may Allah exalt his mention, we highlighted the most important events in his life: his miraculous birth, his childhood, the opposition of the Jewish authorities to his mission, his miracles, etc. Here we continue his story: Prophet ‘Eesaa, may Allah exalt his mention, continued… Read More »

Quran Story : The story of Saba’

By | November 14, 2018

All perfect praise is due to Allah; I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah and that Muhammad is His Slave and Messenger; may Allah exalt his mention, as well as his family and all his companions. Allah Says (what means): “There was for [the tribe of] Saba’ in their dwelling place… Read More »

Quran Story : The story of Prophet Eesaa, Part – I

By | November 14, 2018

While Maryam (Mary), may Allah exalt her mention, was praying in her place of worship, an angel in the form of a man appeared before her. Filled with terror, she tried to flee, praying (what means): “…’Indeed, I seek refuge in the Most Merciful from you, [so leave me], if you should be fearing of… Read More »

Islam – Happiness in Islam (part 3): Happiness is Found in Sincere Worship

By | November 2, 2018

In Part 1, we discussed the evolution of happiness in western thought, and its effect on western culture.  In part 2, we re-examined the definitions of happiness and tried to understand the relationship between science and happiness.  Now, in part 3, we will learn about happiness in the teachings of Islam. Islam is the religion… Read More »

Islam – Happiness in Islam (part 2) Happiness & Science

By | November 2, 2018

Part 1 of Happiness in Islam discussed the evolution of happiness in western thought and its effect on western culture.  In part 2 we will re-examine the definitions of happiness and talk about the relationship between science and happiness and how this in turn relates to the teachings of Islam. The Merriam Webster online dictionary… Read More »

Islam – Happiness in Islam (part 1) Concepts of Happiness

By | November 2, 2018

Even though happiness is perhaps one of the most important things in life, science still can not explain much about it.  Its concept itself is elusive.  Is it an idea, emotion, virtue, philosophy, ideal, or is it just programmed in the genes?  There is no agreed upon definition for it, yet  still everyone seems to… Read More »

Islam – Real Happiness and Inner Peace

By | November 2, 2018

Real happiness and peace can be found in submitting to the commands of the Creator and the Sustainer of this world.  God has said in the Quran: “Truly, in remembering God do hearts find rest.” (Quran 13:28) On the other hand, the one who turns away from the Quran will have a life of hardship… Read More »