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Monthly Archives: January 2007

The Alchemy of Happiness – CHAPTER III-THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE WORLD – By the great Sufi Saint and Scholar of Islam by Hujjatu-l-Islam Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali, rahimah-Ullah

CHAPTER III THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE WORLD This world is a stage or market-place passed by pilgrims on their way to the next. It is here that they are to provide themselves with provisions for the way; or, to put it plainly, man acquires here, by the use of his bodily senses, some knowledge of […]

The Alchemy of Happiness – CHAPTER I -THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE SELF – By the great Sufi Saint and Scholar of Islam by Hujjatu-l-Islam Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali, rahimah-Ullah

CHAPTER II THE KNOWLEDGE OF ALLAH It is a well-known saying of the Prophet that “He who knows himself, knows his Lord”; that is, by contemplation of his own being and attributes man arrives at some knowledge of Allah. But since many who contemplate themselves do not find Allah, it follows that there must be […]

The Alchemy of Happiness – CHAPTER I -THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE SELF – By the great Sufi Saint and Scholar of Islam by Hujjatu-l-Islam Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali, rahimah-Ullah

CHAPTER I THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE SELF Knowledge of self is the key to the knowledge of Allah, according to the saying: “He who knows himself knows his Lord” and, as it is written in the Qur’an, “We will show them Our signs in the world and in themselves, that the truth may be manifest […]

Diane Charles Breslin, Ex-Catholic, USA (part 3 of 3)

 SOURCE : http://www.islamreligion.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=110&Itemid=9 My Journey to Islam It took three full years of my searching andstudying Quran before I was ready to proclaim that I wanted to be a Muslim.  Ofcourse I feared the changes in clothing and habits, such as dating and drinkingto which I had become accustomed.  Music and dancing were a big […]

Diane Charles Breslin, Ex-Catholic, USA (part 2 of 3)

The Others It was in my preparation for my master’s degreethat I first heard of the Quran.  Up until then, as most Americans, I knew onlyof “the Arabs” as mysterious, dark predators out to plunder our civilization.  Islamwas never mentioned – only the surly, dirty Arabs, camels and tents in thedesert.  As a child in […]

Diane Charles Breslin, Ex-Catholic, USA (part 1 of 3)

SOURCE;http://www.islamreligion.com/articles/108/ Diane Charles Breslin, Ex-Catholic, USA (part 1 of 3) When I am asked how I became a Muslim I alwaysreply that I always felt myself to be a believer in the ONE AND ONLY, yet Ifirst realized what that meant when I heard about a religion called Islam, anda book called Quran. But let […]

THUS TAUGHT THE PROPHET MUHAMMAD (SAS)- 1

 Abu Malik al-Harith ibn ‘Asim al-Ash’ari reported that the Messengerof Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, “Purity is halfof belief. ‘Praise be to Allah’ fills up the balance, and ‘Glory be toAllah and praise be to Allah’ fills up everything between the heavens andthe earth. The prayer is a light. Sadaqa […]

MY HEART CRIED

MY HEARTCRIED I said to myheart why you are so sad and what you want My heartcried ‘o ‘ you fool, a garden of green grasswas I, but thou has made me a garden of throngs Even a babyknows how to obtain milk from his mother, for when the baby cries it knows his motherwill […]

Prophet Muhammad (sas) And The Emperor Constantine

  SOURCE : http://www.muhammad.net/biblelp/biblelp5.html Prophet Muhammad(sas)  And The Emperor Constantine The most wonderful and, perhaps, the most manifest prophecy about the divine mission of the greatest man and the Messenger of God, contained in the seventh chapter of the Book of the Prophet Daniel, deserves to be seriously studied and impartially considered. In it great events […]

A Brief Biography of Prophet Muhammad(sas)

[Taken from Introduction to Islamby Muhammad Hamidullah (Centre Culturel Islamique, Paris, 1969), withsome changes to make it more readable. The changes are marked by pairsof brackets like around this paragraph. Dr. Hamidullah’s presentaddress is: 10 E. South Street, Apt 130, Wilkes Barre PA, 18701, USA.]       INthe annals of men, individuals have not been lacking […]