Category Archives: Islam

Every moment love’s a new surge of spring

By Bulleh Shah Every moment love’s a new surge of spring The lesson of love-rapture when first I read The mosque my heart began to dread Into the Thakur’s abode I fled Where a thousand conches sing Every moment love’s … Continue reading

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The Bundle of Sticks

By Aesop AN OLD man on the point of death summoned his sons around him to give them some parting advice. He asked his servants to bring in a bundle of sticks, and said to his eldest son: “Break it.” … Continue reading

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What is Islam?

By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong The word “Islam” is an Arabic word which means “submission to the will of God”. This word comes from the same root as the Arabic word “Salam”, which means “Peace”. As such, the religion of Islam … Continue reading

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Means of insight…

Means of insight have now come unto you from your Sustainer [through this divine writ]. Whoever, therefore, chooses to see, does so for his own good; and whoever chooses to remain blind, does so to his own hurt. And [say … Continue reading

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Happy Mawlid!

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Look What Muslims Did

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Deferred Dreams, Self-Destruction, and Suicide Bombings

By Shaykh Hamza Yusuf There was a story in the New York Times a few days ago about how the “revolution” in Tunisia was sparked in December by the self-immolation of Mohamed Bouazizi, a 26-year-old, befuddled roadside green grocer. Like … Continue reading

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4thought.tv : Can Jews and Muslims ever find peace?

Paul Salahuddin Armstrong, Co-Director of the Association of British Muslims, speaking about Judaism and Islam on Channel 4‘s 4thought.tv on Jan 2. 2011

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New Year Reflections 2011

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to everyone, from The Association of British Muslims! May the New Year be full of blessings and opportunities!

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