Category Archives: Discovering Islam

Beauty and Rationality of Islam

“The Spirit of Islam”, the first article in a series of articles on the “Beauty and Rationality of Islam”, explains the concept of Islam and aims at sharing the information to readers, both Muslims and people of other faiths to … Continue reading

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The Islamic headscarf connection: A modesty badge for the Muslim woman in hijab

The Islamic headscarf connection: A modesty badge for the Muslim woman in H I J A B Singaporeans of all racial and religious groups congratulate and salute Madam Halimah Yacob on her appointment recently as the President of Singapore. They … Continue reading

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Photos of supporters of book on God in Islam Part 2: Allah is the same God of all human beings

Photos of supporters of book on God in Islam Part 2:  Allah is the same God of all human beings    IN rounding up the event of the publication of my latest book, “Allah: Understanding God in Islam”, I am … Continue reading

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Part 1: Photos of supporters of book on God in Islam

Photos of supporters of book on God in Islam Part 1:  Islam and Muslims respect all religions A supporter of my book, “Allah: Understanding God in Islam”, came to my home at 3 pm today (7 October 2016) to get … Continue reading

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Muslim New Year 1438 begins tonight

Muslim New Year 1438 begins tonight Towards practising Islam as taught in the Qur’an and enhancing friendship and compassion to all   After sundown today (1 October 2016), the Muslim New Year 1438 begins.  Throughout Singapore, mosques, as in the … Continue reading

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(9) Discovering Islam – From Malay words to Islamic words: Why the shift?

From Malay words to Islamic words: Why the shift? Recently, during the July 2015 Eid ul-Fitr (Celebration of Charity), or commonly referred among the Malay Muslims as Hari Raya Aidil Fitri, a non-Muslim friend of mine, in an email to … Continue reading

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(8) Discovering Islam: Is God to be blamed for everything?

  VIZIER Issue 17 September 2014 FOR YOUR REFLECTION Is God to be blamed for everything? WRITER: Shaik Kadir Atheists often ask: “If God exists, why are there so many problems in the world, like illnesses, death, poverty, inequality, greed, … Continue reading

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(7) Discovering Islam: Converts to Islam (Part 4) – Towards God-conscious way of righteous living

(7) Converts to Islam (Part 4) – Towards God-conscious way of righteous living     People convert to Islam for a number of reasons, notably because of Islam’s concept and message – that it is not a new religion founded by … Continue reading

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(6) Discovering Islam: Converts to Islam (Part 3) – The attracting factors

(6) Converts to Islam (Part 3):  The attracting factors  People convert to Islam for a number of reasons, including attraction to Islam’s concept and spiritual characteristics that manifest simplicity, practicability and rationality. The converts or, more accurately, reverts (see Part … Continue reading

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(5) Discovering Islam: Converts to Islam (Part 2) – Belief in God and doing righteousness to attain peace and salvation

(5) Converts to Islam (Part 2): Belief in God and doing righteousness to attain peace and salvation     Among the reasons non-Muslims cite for embracing Islam is Islam’s beauty and rationality as well as its concept, wisdom and assurance for … Continue reading

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