THE RELEVANCE OF THE TRAGEDY OF KARBALA TODAY

This sacred month holds a solemn place in the pages of Islamic history. The 10th of Muharram reminds the Muslim Ummah of the tragedy and the bloody massacre of Karbala. It is the plains of Karbala that were irrigated with the pure blood of the Ahl ul Bayt, the noble family of the Prophet  صلى الله عليه وسلم Generations of Muslims have been disturbed by … Continue reading THE RELEVANCE OF THE TRAGEDY OF KARBALA TODAY

Aurangzeb – Profiling the Great Sultan of Mughal India

He was the great ruler of the Mughal Sultanate under whose watch Islam flourished in the subcontinent, reaching its high watermark before the military defeats at the hands of Hindu forces in subsequent decades, and before its eventual collapse under the pressure of the British.   Aurangzeb’s dedication to the cause of Islam, his strong leaning towards the fuqaha’, and his profound personal piety (bordering on … Continue reading Aurangzeb – Profiling the Great Sultan of Mughal India

Are we allowed to rejoice at the death of evil people?

Every so often the Muslim Ummah witnesses the death of tyrants and people of evil. Whether the death of Gaddafi a few years ago, or the recent death of Islam Karimov, the butcher of Uzbekistan, or the death of a number of soldiers of invading or oppressive forces in the Muslim lands, these pieces of news often bring relief and joy, especially to those who have … Continue reading Are we allowed to rejoice at the death of evil people?

Liberalism is a deceitful manipulative falsehood that enslaves man to his fellow man

The key ideas in Liberalism emerged and developed in Britain from the 17th Century to the 19th Century CE. In these centuries, the ideas of Liberalism were used to defend important vested interests against their opponents. Locke used Liberal ideas to support the English mercantile elite against the monarchy; and the Utilitarian philosophers used Liberalism to support British Capitalists against entrenched country lords. Meanwhile, Liberalism … Continue reading Liberalism is a deceitful manipulative falsehood that enslaves man to his fellow man