Islam, Oct - Dec 2012, Quran

Conference on the Real Personality of Prophet Muhammad

Centro Islámico Para Asuntos de la Mujerwww.centroislamicoparaasuntosdelamujer.webs.com In the name of Allah, most gracious and most mercifulAll Praise be to AllahPeace and blessings upon our beloved Prophet Muhammad, his family and his companionsPeace be upon you ISLAMIC CENTER OF WOMAN’S AFFAIRS in order to provide the correct information about Islam and Muslims to the Guatemalan society, the center has done its first Islamic conference to general audience on the topic: “THE REAL PERSONALITY OF PROPHET MUHAMMAD” onSaturday, October 6th, 2012. For this activity, many Muslims and Non-Muslims have come and paid special attention to the topic and also asked questions

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July - Sept 2012, Quran

Tajweed Blog/ Blog Sobre Tajweed

By Julio C. Colón October 3, 2011 As Salaamu Alaikum wa Rahmatu Allahi wa Barakaatuh, I started a blog to transcribe tajweed rules into Spanish. There’s really no place to get it all in one place in Spanish that I know of. I hope to post up at least once a week. Please share with your Castillian-speaking friends. He empezado un blog en español sobre la reglas de la ciencia de taywíd. Espero escribir una nota acerca de una regla por semana in sha’ Allah. Por favor comparte el blog con cualquier hermano/a que se interese en el tema. http://eljequejulio.wordpress.com/

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Jan - Mar 2009, Quran

Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an

From MuslimBridges.org http://www.muslimbridges.org/content/view/453/ Muslim Congressman Took Oath of Office on Thomas Jefferson’s Quran.Keith Ellison finds book symbolic of U.S. founding fathers’ religious tolerance Incoming Minnesota Representative Keith Ellison became the first Muslim member of the U.S. Congress January 4, 2007. swearing his oath of office on a copy of the Quran that belonged to the author of the Declaration of Independence and the third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. “Look at that. That’s something else,” Ellison, D-Minn., said as officials from the Library of Congress showed him the two-volume Quran, which was published in London in 1764. Ellison

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Islam, Jan - Mar 2006, Quran

Prophet Ibrahim: The father of the Prophets

From Islamicity.com http://www.islamicity.com/mosque/ibrahim.htm The birth of a Great Prophet Ibrahim was born in a house of idolaters, in the kingdom of Babylon. His father Aazar was a well known idol sculptor that his people worshipped. As a young child, Ibrahim used to watch his father sculpting these idols from stones or wood. When his father was done with them, Ibrahim would use them as toys, riding on their backs, and kicking them at times. Then after a while, he would see these same statues in the temple, and people prostrating in front of them! Ibrahim asked his father: “Why do

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April - June 2005, Quran

The Qur’an Saved Me

By Daoud S. Ali I was born in Los Angeles and then lived in Mexico for eight years. When my parents divorced, my mother brought my brother and me back to the United States. We settled again in Los Angeles. I had a very modest upbringing. As a single parent, my mother did her best to provide for us. She worked as a seamstress in a sweatshop making minimum wage for 13 years. Like many Mexican-Americans, I grew up as a Roman Catholic. I only went as far as my first communion and was not particularly devout. By the time

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Islam, July - Sept 2004, Quran

Abu Huraira: The Beloved Narrator

By Hamzah Qassem From Nida’ul Magazine http://quraan.com/index.aspx?&tabid=35&artid=65 ” ‘An Abi Huraira radiyallahu anhu qal, qala Rasul Allahi, sallallahu alayhi wa sallam….”(On the authority of Abu Huraira, may Allah be pleased with him, he said: Allah’s Messenger (s.a.w) said…) Through this phrase millions of Muslims from early history of Islam to the present have come to be familiar with the name Abu Huraira, who you expect to find his name in most Hadith, Sirah or Fiqh books. Abu Huraira (r.a.a) enjoyed a great talent, he was gifted with an extraordinary long term memory to the extent that he would hear a

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April - June 2004, Islam, Quran, Women in Islam

La Virgen María en Islam

Por Juan Galvan Mucha gente se sorprendería al ver el amor que los Musulmanes sienten por la Virgen María, la madre de Jesús. En el Corán, a ninguna otra mujer se le da más atención que a María. Ella recibe más atención que a todos los Profetas con la excepción de Adán. En los 114 capítúlos del Corán, María esta entre las ocho personas en tener un capítúlo a su nombre. El decimonoveno capítúlo del Corán se llama Mariam, en honor a la Virgen María. ‘Mariam’ significa María en Árabe. El tercer capítúlo del Corán se llama Amran, el cuál

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April - June 2004, Islam, Quran, Women in Islam

The Virgin Mary in Islam

By Juan Galvan Many people may be surprised that Muslims love Mary, the mother of Jesus. In the Quran, no woman is given more attention than Mary. Mary receives the most attention of any woman mentioned in the Quran even though all the Prophets with the exception of Adam had mothers. Of the Quran’s 114 chapters, she is among the eight people who have a chapter named after them. The nineteenth chapter of the Quran is named after her, Mariam. Mariam means Mary in Arabic. The third chapter in the Quran is named after her father, Imran. Chapters Mariam and

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Dawah, Islam, Jan - Mar 2003, Quran

The Prophet’s Night Journey

The Prophet’s Night Journey From Makkah To The Farthest Mosque In Jerusalem, And Ascent To The HeavensSardar, Ziauddin. “MUHAMMAD: Aspects of His Biography.” Excerpt.The Islamic Foundation: Leicester, UK. 1982.http://islamicbookstore.com/b3799.html On the night of the twenty-seventh Rajab, Muhammad (peace be upon him) was in a deep sleep in a house in Makkah when (Gabriel) woke him up. With the archangel was Al-Buraq: an animal unique in creation. It resembled lightning in swiftness and lustre, was of clear white colour, medium in size, smaller than a mule and taller than an ass, and so quick in movement that it put its feet

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Oct - Dec 2002, Quran

Review of 3 Spanish Qurans

A Brief Review of 3 Spanish translations of the Quranby Alejandro Hamed http://www.soundvision.com/Info/quran/spanish.asp It used to be really difficult to find an English translation of the Quran. That has now changed, as various translators and publishers work to regularly improve the quality of their translations of the Book of Allah. Today, Spanish translations of the Quran are where English ones once were. They are few and far between. However, with the growing number of Spanish-speaking Muslims, mostly converts to Islam, this is changing. Br. Alejandro Hamed is one of these Spanish-speaking Muslims. He has reviewed three current translations of the

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