Category Archives: Fascinating aspects of Islam

Time to race to eliminate racism

Time to race to eliminate racism On 25 May 2020, an incident happened in the United States of America. A white policeman killed a black unarmed man in a cruel manner, an incident that created horrendous anger among black Americans … Continue reading

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Experiencing a unique Ramadan and Aidilfitri Part 3 The Meritorious Post-Ramadan Fasting  

Experiencing a unique Ramadan and Aidilfitri Part 3 The Meritorious Post-Ramadan Fasting   Aidilfitri (Celebration of the Ramadan accomplishments) was held on 1 Syawal, the Islamic year being 1441, which coincides this year on 24 May. The mood of Hari … Continue reading

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Experiencing a unique Ramadan and Aidilfitri – Part 2: The Joyful Aidilfitri –

Experiencing a unique Ramadan and Aidilfitri – Part 2: The Joyful Aidilfitri – Hari Raya Aidilfitri is a day to celebrate the accomplishments of Ramadan. It is a joyous occasion. But it is still a religious occasion during which Islamic … Continue reading

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Experiencing a unique Ramadan and Aidilfitri – Part 1: The Holy Ramadan –

Experiencing a unique Ramadan and Aidilfitri – Part 1: The Holy Ramadan – Like the Islamic prayers and the Aidilfitri visits to relatives and home, the breaking of the Ramadan fast is also communal – many break their fast in … Continue reading

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From SPH Website – Fighting Covid-19 in the spirit of Ramadan

(From SPH Website,  published: APR 25, 2020, 5:00 AM SGT ) OPINION Fighting Covid-19 in the spirit of Ramadan Shaik Kadir For The Straits Times Opportunities for spiritual development and charitable acts can still flourish at home Yesterday was the … Continue reading

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Halal food and its importance to Muslims

Halal food and its importance to Muslims Muslims eat halal food. But what is halal food and why it is necessary for Muslims to eat halal food? The writer of this article gave a talk on halal food in a … Continue reading

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Eid ul-Adha: A day that reminds people of the importance of sacrifice, mercy and charity

Eid ul-Adha: A day that reminds people of the importance of sacrifice, mercy and charity By 7:45 in this morning of Eid ul-Adha (Celebration Day of Sacrifice) and referred to as Hari Raya Haji and even Hari Raya Qur’ban in … Continue reading

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Singapore mosques hold Khatam Qur’an as Ramadan ends

Singapore mosques hold Khatam Qur’an as Ramadhan ends The World Qur’an Hour is a day during which Islamic institutions and mosques in Muslim communities in a number of countries hold Qur’an reading for an hour on a day in Ramadhan … Continue reading

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Qur’an reading: Capturing the Qur’anic spirit for better living

World Qur’an Hour Qur’an reading: Capturing the Qur’anic spirit for better living The Qur’an is the greatest blessing that God – “Allah” in Islam – has been given to Muslims. This Islamic Holy Book ensures that, by following its guidance, … Continue reading

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Knowledge is the Islamic light  that brightens the path to Heaven

Knowledge is the Islamic light  that brightens the path to Heaven In the 1980s, that is just about 35 years ago when the bulky landline table telephone was king, if someone were to tell you that in 25 years’ time … Continue reading

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