Islam in Perspective

Ramadan is the holy month of fasting and the Qur’an

O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that ye may (learn) self-restraint; (Fasting) for a fixed number of days.

We need to be generous with charity

As Ramadan has arrived this is the time to exceed beyond one’s normal deeds with more voluntary acts, increasing them in a gradual manner.

Alp Arslan, the lion of Manzikert

Battle of Manzikert is one of the top ten battles that changed the face of the world’s history.

Mechanism developed to save Qur’an from change

Abu Bakr, the first caliph of Islam, ordered a committee to be organized, under the leadership of Zaid bin Thabit, to collect all the written pieces of Qur’an that were spread throughout the Muslim co

True Muslims believe in destiny

A very important secret underlies the testing that takes place in this world. Believers who possess this secret, confront everything that befalls them with great patience, joy and enthusiasm.

Let’s welcome Ramadan — the month of deeds

Allah, the Most Wise, prescribed the third pillar of Islam, fasting, in the second year after the Hijrah (migration) of the final Messenger (peace be upon him).

Ways of encouraging believers to do good

A BELIEVER considers having certain human obligations toward not just the people around him, but to the society on the whole.

I practiced praying to become good Muslim

Raphael Narbaez, Jr. was a Los Angeles-based comic and lecturer. He attended his first Jehovah’s Witness meeting at age six.

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