Jan – Mar 2012

Dawah, Jan - Mar 2012

Various Latino Muslim Events

Latino Muslims: Letters from Al-Andalus https://www.facebook.com/events/181547835291064/ [Description] Learn about the Muslim Cultural Legacy from Islamic Spain to the US featuring guest speakers on:* From Andalus to El Barrio (NY) w / Omar Abdur-Rahim Ocasio* Latino Muslims: Service and Advocacy w / Latino Muslims from MPAC and MWB* The Next Wave March 17, 2012 (5-8pm)America’s Islamic Heritage MuseumWashington DC Latino Muslims, Latino Friends, and all Seekers of Knowledge Encouraged to Attend. Capacity of 60+ guests. Please RSVP. http://mydahyouth.weebly.com/http://muslimsinamerica.org/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOW9v6JfsFY ————————- Latino Muslim Gathering Saturday, March 03 http://www.dfwinternational.org/calendar/event.php?m=201203&i=4f3c4e6c42a3c PLEASE JOIN US on Saturday, March 3 for a special Latino / Hispanic Muslim Gathering

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Jan - Mar 2012, Spain

Phrases for Muslim Travelers – Spanish

MuslimSpeak Phrases for Muslim Travellers – Spanish June 17, 2009 Spanish Pronunciation Guide Most letters are similar or same as they are in English, the main exceptions are explained below.Z is pronounced as ‘th’ – like thin in English, and as ‘s’ in the southern areas of Spain.C is pronounced like a ‘k’ when it is followed by an a, o or u. So ‘carro’ is pronounced like ‘karro.C is pronounced like a ‘th’ when followed by an i or an e, and like an ‘s’ in the southern areas of Spain. So ‘cinco’ is pronounced as ‘thinko’ in the north and ‘sinko’

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Islam, Jan - Mar 2012

Muslim and Muslim Characteristics

http://nurelislam.com/caracter.htm Introduction: Praise be to Allaah who gave us this life and the opportunity to worship him, and blessings be upon the last of his messengers, Muhammad saw. Good manners are indispensable in the life of the believer and every believer should try to put them into practice. This little book does not explain all the manners of Islam being that these are many, however it is an effort to make you know some of them. Islamic manners are a way to get closer to our creator, and by putting these into practice we can obtain a personality according to what Allah

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Jan - Mar 2012, Latin America

Two Spanish-Language Islamic TV Channels to Broadcast in Spain & Latin America

IslamToday 12/21/2011 http://en.islamtoday.net/artshow-235-4293.htm A new Islamic TV channel in the Spanish language starts broadcasting today in Spain with a second Islamic station following a week later. Hispan TV will be available in Spain and Latin America starting today. The station has Iranian backing. Following closely on its heels on 01 January 2012, the Saudi-backed Cordoba Television station will be launched, o.wned by the Foundation for the Message of Islam. Headlines on HispanTV’s website, live for a year ahead of the broadcast launch, covered a range of world stories including alleged US spying in Iran, the IMF and the economic crisis, and Venezuelan

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Islam, Jan - Mar 2012

Abdullah Ibn Hudhafah As-Sahmi

From: “Companions of The Prophet”, Vol.1, By: Abdul Wahid Hamid.MSA of the University of Missouri-Rollahttp://web.umr.edu/~msaumr/reference/companions/English/sahmi.html History would have by-passed this man as it had by-passed thousands of Arabs before him. He, like them, would have had no claim to attention or fame. The greatness of Islam, however, gave to Abdullah ibn Hudhafah the opportunity to meet two world potentates of his time “Khusraw Parvez the King of Persia and Heraclius, the Byzantine emperor. The story of his encounter with Khusraw Parvez began in the sixth year of the hijrah when the Prophet decided to send some of his Companions with letters to

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Jan - Mar 2012, Latin America, Muslim converts

Fighting Stereotypes about Latina Converts to Islam

November 19, 2009 http://hispanic-muslimah.blogspot.com/2009/11/fighting-stereotypes-about-latina.html 1. I didn’t convert for a man. Don’t insult my intelligence. 2. I didn’t convert in order to wear longer clothes and hijab to protect myself from men. * Some men will be pervs and harass you even if you wear full face niqaab. I’m working on wearing more modest clothes for Allah * swt * & out of respect for myself. 3. Oh yeaaa the majority of Latinas don’t go around in revealing clothes like mini skirts, tube tops, etc all the freaking time. We are dayum sexy in whatever we choose to wear: freakum dress or abaya! Respect for

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Jan - Mar 2012, Latino Muslims

The Message to Non-Muslims

By The LADO Group بِسْمِاللَّهِالرَّحْمَنِالرَّحِيمِ What is the reason for this statement? Why do we need a message for non-Muslims? Why do we need a specific message to Latin Americans? In the first place, the purpose of being for the LADO Group (in English figures, Latin American Dawah Organization or The Organization for the Propagation of Islam to Latin Americans) is the propagation (or dawah) of Islam to any interested person. However, LADO’s emphasis is on teaching Islam to Latinos or Hispanics. Our basic mission is “… to promote Islam among the Latino community in the US and in our countries. We do this by becoming

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Jan - Mar 2012, Poems

What Happened

By Naida Jakirlic 12/20/02 What happened to youO Muslim Man?Hasn’t the prophet taught you something,toward your wife to be gentle and kind? Who gave you the permissionO Muslim Man?to twist Allah’s wordsto jail your women inside the home? To school you forbid them to goO Muslim Man!yet when a sister is raped in another landyou pay no heed to itand think you have Iman. You say woman is no toyO Muslim Man!to the leaders of the west you sayASTAGHFIRULLAH!yet you commit the same crimes,only in a different color they hide. What happened to equalityO Muslim Man?before Allah we will stand

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Islam, Jan - Mar 2012, Latino Muslims

The Message to non-Muslims

By The LADO Group بِسْمِاللَّهِالرَّحْمَنِالرَّحِيمِ What is the reason for this paper? Why do we need a message for non-Muslims? Why do we need a message to Latinos? The whole purpose or existence of LADO (Latino American Dawah Organization) is the propagation of Islam to anyone interested. However, LADO’s emphasis is to show Islam to Hispanics or Latin Americans. Our basic mission is “… to promote Islam among the Latino community within the United States by becoming better-educated Muslims and by working with like-minded Muslims …” From the beginning of recorded history, humanity has been seeking the meaning of life – Why are we here? Who

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Jan - Mar 2012, Quotes of the Month

Quotes of the Month

The Prophet used to invoke Allah at night, saying, “O Allah: All the Praises are for You: You are the Lord of the Heavens and the Earth. All the Praises are for You; You are the Maintainer of the Heaven and the Earth and whatever is in them. All the Praises are for You; You are the Light of the Heavens and the Earth. Your Word is the Truth, and Your Promise is the Truth, and the Meeting with You is the Truth, and Paradise is the Truth, and the (Hell) Fire is the Truth, and the Hour is the

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