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The Fundamentals of Seeking Ilm

Introduction to Seeking Knowledge

Nowadays, knowledge has become easily accessible, especially since the boom of the internet. Knowledge of Islam has become easy to get, too. But with such ease of access and abundance of information, one can easily fall into the trap of Shaitan when seeking ilm of the deen.

So, what must a sincere knowledge-seeker do? What … Continue Reading

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The Online Hack to Seeking Islamic Knowledge

The Search Engine Dilemma!

Knowledge is boosted on the internet like an adrenaline rush. As a result, pursuing the knowledge of deen has become so much quicker and easier―and so much more troublesome too!

Seekers of knowledge could benefit from the excellent range of authentic Islamic courses and degrees available online. However, many of them are drawn towards the quick … Continue Reading

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Factors to Consider When Seeking Knowledge

In the olden days, students of ilm would travel for days in search of authentic Islamic knowledge and devote their entire lives to it. They would spend years learning under prominent scholars, going above and beyond to ensure that they were seeking unadulterated knowledge that was free from human errors and misinterpretation. But in the twenty-first century, the situation has … Continue Reading

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A Muslim’s Approach to a Non- Muslim Ruler

In Islam, it is important for an authority figure to be established in the community to maintain the common welfare of people by stimulating progress, settling disputes, protecting boundaries, and ensuring that the dictates of the Shari’ah are duly implemented. This is evident in our history.

Soon after the Muslims migrated to Madinah and joined their hosts to form a … Continue Reading

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 Tackling Tyranny – The Islamic Way

Tyranny – A Sign or A Disaster?

The term ‘tyrant’ is commonly used to describe the ruthless and fanatic rulers of the past. However, with the evolution of man, the concept of tyranny has also evolved. Nowadays, the term ‘tyrant’ is used liberally, frequently making headlines. It must be understood that this tyranny did not occur overnight.

 “All tyranny needs to

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The Qur’an Through the Lens of Orientalists

Islam has been facing various oppositions and challenges since its inception. Orientalism is one of them. Many orientalists who studied Islamic civilization, history, doctrines, legislations, Arabic language, Islamic art, etc. have misinterpreted various aspects of Islam, and many have misrepresented Islam too.

The Qur’an is one of the many aspects of Islam that the orientalists debate on. They claim that … Continue Reading

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From Andalus to Spain

The Beginning

Spain, a kingdom that held a large part of the Iberian Peninsula, was known for its robust land and people. History recalls it being constantly exploited by various empires― starting from the Romans who stole its riches, followed by the Germans, and finally the Visigoths. These kingdoms ruled the land of Spain with slavery and savagery. Their laws … Continue Reading