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1 Billion Salawat Day

Join Muslims Worldwide to Bring Peace to Our Hearts & The Ummah

As We Send 1 Billion Blessings of Peace to Our Beloved Prophet on

November 4, 2012

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The Power of Words

 

Stand up for Babar Ahmed

Please spare a few minutes for an innocent man who has served seven long years of his life in high security prison, despite of having no charge or conviction of any kind against him, awaiting extradition and a subsequent trial in a country he has never set foot in. The extradition request is based on the same evidence gathered during 2003 raid, which the British courts of justice found insufficient to charge Babar Ahmad with any crime.

Babar’s family and friends have initiated a petition campaign on the government’s website demanding that Babar must be tried in this country, where crime is supposed to have been committed. The petition MUST get at least 100,000 signatures before 10/11/2011 for the parliament to consider this issue.

 

  1. Sign the petition yourself if you already haven’t:letsgetjustice.com
  2. Make sure every single member of your household signs the petition.
  3. Contact your relatives and friends and ask them to sign the petition through you, by giving you their email addresses. You may then put their email addresses directly into the above mentioned website. They will be automatically sent emails to confirm their signatures. MAKE SURE THEY DO THAT)
  4. Forward this petition appeal to all your friends, Muslims and non-Muslims.
  5. Share it in your social networks
  6. Distribute flyers to publicise the petition. Email your address and quantity required to info@freebabarahmad.com. –
  7. Print copies of our template and collect signatures at your college, university, mosque, and events. Contact us to return completed petition sheets. http://freebabarahmad.com/downloads/babar_ahmad_petition_template.pdf
  8. Sign the Babar Ahmad petition by TEXT: 90,000 signatures needed in 50 days to put Babar on trial in the UK. Text your full name, full address including postcode and email, to 07949178942 and we will sign it for you. Ensure you click on the verification link which will be emailed to you or your signature will not be added. Forward to all your contacts.

Business and Industry – Get Involved

This is an excellent book translated and commented by Abu Eesa Niamatullah. The book contains selected Prophetic ḥadīth and narrations from the early Imāms on the Islamic imperative to work and engage in commerce taken from the book al-Ḥaththu ‘ala’l-Tijārah wal-Ṣinā‘ah of Imām Abu Bakr Aḥmed b. Muḥammad al-Khallāl al-Baghdādī al-Ḥanbalī (d. 311h).

I highly advise people to download the free e-book from here. Or if anybody wishes to purchase the book can do so here.

May Allah reward the efforts of Shaykh Abu Eesa Niamatullah for making these gems available to the english speaking audience, and may Allah enable us all to benefit immensely from this work. Ameen

Learn Arabic Online!!!

Do you want to learn Arabic from a native speaker?

Or study the rules of Quranic recitation with a qualified Arab teacher who holds an ijaza in the Science of Tajweed?

Don’t have time or money to travel to the Middle East?

Would like to learn Arabic from the comfort of your own home?


Well, now you can! Al-Huda Institute of Arabic Language offers online courses in Arabic language, grammar and rhetoric as well as courses in Tajweed with an option of obtaining an ijaza from qualified teachers.

FOR MORE DETAILS VISIT:

www.knowarabiconline.com

The vastness of Allah’s creation

The vastness of Allah’s creation

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Antares is the 15th brightest star in the sky. It is more than 1000 light years away.

The nearest star to us is approx 4 light years away.

Calculation of a light year

A light year is 5,865,696,000,000 miles (9,460,800,000,000 kilometers).

Let’s say that a star is 1 million light years away. The light from that star has traveled at the speed of light to reach us. Therefore, it has taken the star’s light 1 million years to get here, and the light we are seeing was created 1 million years ago. So the star we are seeing is really how the star looked a million years ago, not how it looks today.

In the same way, our sun is 8 or so light minutes away. If the sun were to suddenly explode right now, we wouldn’t know about it for eight minutes because that is how long it would take for the light of the explosion to get here.

NOW is the Time to Learn Arabic!

NOW is the Time to Learn Arabic!

An excellent article by sister Amatullah in which she has collated information and resources essential for a student beginning on the path to learning the language of the Qur’an. Arabic.

She mentions the importance of learning the Arabic language by mentioning some verses of the Qur’an. She then talks about the method and the path the student of knowledge should pursue in this journey to understanding the beautiful language. She gives some handy tips and very good advice and the article is full of very useful and essential links of resources which will prove very useful for the student whilst embarking on this lengthy, yet rewarding journey.

We ask Allah to reward her well with good both in this world and in the hereafter, and that Allah gives her the ability to do more so that we may continue to benefit from the knowledge she imparts, inshaAllah. May Allah forgive us all and accept all of our deeds and make us all the companions of the Qur’an. Ameen.

This article can be found on her blog on the following link http://tayyibaat.wordpress.com/2008/10/09/now-is-the-time-to-learn-arabic/


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