The Essence of Faith
Iman (faith) is the prerequisite for salvation in the
Hereafter. It is indeed the fountain from which the stream of Islam flows and
nurtures the whole personality of the believers. Given such importance of faith,
curiosity goads us on to explore what is really its essence. Javed Ahmad
Ghamidi, in this short essay, probes the reality of faith and the inevitable
corollaries that emanate from it, should it be true and sincere.
How is Faith acquired and strengthened
This brief article first spells out two main approaches
through which people acquire faith and consolidate it. Then, it analyses which
approach lies in harmony with the Holy Qur’an.
Influence of Muslim Philosophy on the West
This essay takes up a very academic discussion to assess
and gauge the nature and extent of the influence of Muslim philosophy on the
intellectual development of the West.
Brighten Your Future: Guidelines for the Education of your
In an increasingly complex social life, it has become an
uphill task to properly educate our children. This brief article contains some
suggestions for parents to help them in their tough, though noble, task.
Approaches towards Understanding Islam
To learn about Islam is to embark upon a multifarious
journey. One has to change his dimension depending upon the nature of what
aspect of Islam he/she is exploring at a given moment. According to the author
of this article, there are three possible dimensions, which the students of
Islam should select from in the light of their pursuit.
Muslims in Secular India: Problems and Prospects in
This is a book review that evaluates and analyses the
contents of the book dealing with the status of education among the Muslims of
Your Questions Answered
Jhangeer Hanif responds to queries on self-restraint,
personality development, and compliance with the decision of one’s husband.
O Land Mine!
Expressed in this poem of Faiz Ahmad Faiz are patriotic
sentiments for Pakistan. It has been rendered into English by Asif Iftikhar.