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Read the First Alphabet and be Free!

By Bulleh Shah Translated by Muzaffar A. Ghaffaar Read the first alphabet and be free The first alphabet became two bodies, then four Then became thousands, lakhs, a crore From there became countless more The unique alphabet’s dot a lone … Continue reading

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Does Islam Teach Violence?

By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Co-Director, AOBM A commentary and response to an article entitled, “Does the Koran Teach Violence” by Weylan Deaver. “The New Testament teaches Christians are at war with evil. But Christians fight with spiritual (i.e. non-physical) weapons … Continue reading

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Awakening Signs

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Prayer for our Brothers and Sisters in our Human Family

Our thoughts and prayers at this time are with those who are grieving, suffering pain, or who have been affected by the terrible earthquake and tsunami in Japan. O Allah, may everyone sense Your loving compassion, which calms our troubled … Continue reading

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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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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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