Category Archives: Fascinating aspects of Islam

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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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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SK’s old articles on Hijrah in Straits Times

SK’s old articles on Hijrah in The Straits Times Way back in the 1980s and 1990s, four of my articles about Hijrah/Muslim calendar appeared in The Straits Times (Life section). As in those days the Internet was not available, there … Continue reading

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– A day of gathering and charity – Enhancing Islamic spirituality and togetherness

– A day of gathering and charity – Enhancing Islamic spirituality and togetherness Part 3:  A day of gathering and charity By 8:00 in the morning of Eid ul-Adha (or Hari Raya Haji in Malay), all mosques in Singapore were … Continue reading

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– Uniting Muslims through takbir – Enhancing Islamic spirituality and togetherness

– Uniting Muslims through takbir – Enhancing Islamic spirituality and togetherness   Part 2: Uniting Muslims through takbir   To usher in Eid ul-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice), or Hari Raya Haji in Malay, and Eid ul-Fitri (Festival of Charity) or … Continue reading

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