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Spotlight: Imam Asim of Kufa

There is perhaps no single person in our history whose name is as integrally linked to the Quran as that of Imam ‘Asim of Kufah. His name was AbuBakr and …

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Injustice in Syria

  The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: O My servants! I have forbidden injustice to Myself and I have made it unlawful for you, so do not oppress …

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Shah Ismail Shaheed

The Indian subcontinent boasts a lush history of Islamic revival, scholarship, and activism, and one of its leading figures is Muhammad  Ism??l of Delhi, more popularly known as Sh?h Ism??l …

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Spotlight: Imam Al-Qurtabi

Im?m Al-Qurtub? [died 671H/1272CE]: Ab? ‘Abdullah Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Ab?bakr al-AnS?r? al-Khazraj? al-Qurtub?, also known as “the Shaykh of the Qur’anic commentators,” was a prolific scholar born and raised …

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Rush to Virtue

The Prophet Muhammad (saws) said: “You should rush towards virtuous deeds before you are overtaken by turbulent times like a portion of a pitch-dark night, times in which a person …

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Prophetic Wisdom for Our Times

“Verily God honors nations through this Book and debases other nations through this Book.” [Had?th related on the authority of ‘Umar bin al-Khatt?b in Sah?h Muslim 1353, Ibn M?jah 214, …