Monthly Archives: April 2020

“Eat of that which is lawful and good,” says God

Ramadan Mubarak (Have a blessed Ramadan)  “Eat of that which is lawful and good,” says God A non-Muslim friend of mine asked me this question: “If a Muslim man is visiting a non-Muslim friend for Chinese New Year, and the … Continue reading

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“Fighting Covid-19 in the spirit of Ramadan”

Ramadan Mubarak (Have a blessed Ramadan) “Fighting Covid-19 in the spirit of Ramadan” Salam and good day to everyone, My article on the Islamic view of Covid-19 has been published today (25 April 20) in the Opinion page, page A19, … Continue reading

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Terawih, the special Ramadan night prayer

  Ramadan Mubarak (Have a blessed Ramadan) Terawih, the special Ramadan night prayer, begins tonight A Singaporean friend, Ms Chang Soh Kiak to whom I am dedicating this article for inspiring me to compose it, asked me this morning (23 … Continue reading

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Saw “sun” setting in the west in the morning? Are you sure?

Saw “sun” setting in the west in the morning? Are you sure? This morning at 6:50, after my morning (suboh) prayers, I went to my belcony facing north. The road was empty of walking people except for a few passing … Continue reading

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Part 2 – A glimpse of kampung scenes of old Geylang Serai

(“A glimpse of kampung scenes of old Geylang Serai” is given below this reminder of our current national concern – Covid-19.) Covid-19: We’re in critical stage, so let’s heed expert advices in fighting against the deadly virus ********* Before I … Continue reading

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