There are a numerous sites where you can read and search through the Quran. My most frequented one is the one hosted by Al-Islam.org. However, quite often when I’m offline and I want to search through the Quran, the only viable alternative was to peer through index of the physical…

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Imam Ali was the Caliph of the Muslim Community from 656 to 661. Like the anecdote above there are several examples of Imam’s excellence in leadership and governance. He has written an excellent piece of document which is now called as “The Richest Treasure“. It’s a letter written to the…

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Does one need to reject the material world in order to be spiritual? Can we be materially rich and also spiritual? Spirituality is not about shunning this world, but it is about participating in this world with the right intentions. God has made this wonderful world for human beings to…

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Imam Zain ul Abideen was the great grandson of the Prophet. He’s the author of Pslams of Islam and the Treatise on Rights. Instead of making prayer a ritual chore, we can make prayer a very meaningful experience with the right frame of mind. Even though we cannot see God…

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A friend had asked me to email him some tips on Hajj for a presentation that he was preparing for Hajis-to-be. Thought I’d reproduce the email here as it may be beneficial to some. The first, last and most important tip is: Make the Most of the trip! Hajj is…

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This is a discussion a person had with Imam Jafar As Sadiq. He was a polymath: an astronomer, alchemist, Imam, Islamic scholar, Islamic theologian, writer, philosopher, physician, physicist and scientist. He was also the teacher of the father of Chemistry, Jabir ibn Hayyan (Geber). Several such discussions with Imam Jafar,…

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This time’s comic is done in color. It is a dialog Imam Ridha has with an Atheist. This is just an excerpt, the actual discussion is much longer. Did you like this comic? Copy this Code to add the above Comic to your Blog / Website: {code type=html} {/code}

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This is a very popular story that is often taught to children in Islamic Madressas. Did you like this comic? Copy this Code to add the above Comic to your Blog / Website: {code type=html} {/code}

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He Who Fears Will Mind (Quran Chapter 87: Verse 10) “Greed is Good?” I think not. However, a little bit of Fear can take you a long way. Fear (in proportion) and conflict are necessary for growth and for purity of the self. Think back to your past. When you…

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