Ibn Khuldun – The Actual Founder of Sociology

We often forget essential Islamic figures who contribute to society. Let’s revive forgotten history. Continue reading Ibn Khuldun – The Actual Founder of Sociology

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Why We Fast in Ramadan

MV: Why do we Fast in Ramadan? We fast for many reasons, one is to forgive our sins another is that allows us to control our desires. No matter what YOU should fast and you should know why. Why should you fast? The main purpose of fasting is described in the Quran as “so that you may attain Taqwa or God-consciousness.” Fasting is thus yet another instrument for bringing us closer to our natural state, our state of Fitrah and for cleansing this state from the dross of any disobedience and corruption. “Fasting is a shield,” said the noble Prophet … Continue reading Why We Fast in Ramadan

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Obama Calls Islam Part of America at White House Ramadan Dinner

MV: This is a little late but its nice…. “2 Sep, 2009 Ramadan, Ramadan food” President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised American Muslims for enriching the nation’s culture at a dinner to celebrate the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. “Islam, as we know, is part of America,” Obama said at a White House dinner celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. “Together we have a responsibility to foster engagement grounded in mutual interest and mutual respect.” “That’s one of my fundamental commitments as president both at home and abroad,” Obama said. “That is central to the new beginning that I’ve … Continue reading Obama Calls Islam Part of America at White House Ramadan Dinner

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The Spiritual and Health Benefits of Ramadan Fasting

MV: Sorry its been very long since I last posted since I have been busy in Ramadan…but heres a nice post relation to Ramadan and fasting….. This year the Islamic month of Ramadan will start on December 20th. Muslims all over the world will start this month with fasting from dawn to dusk daily for 30 days as ordained in Quran. “O you who believe fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you so that you can learn Taqwa” (Quran 2:183) The Arabic word Taqwa is translated in many ways including God consciousness, God fearing, … Continue reading The Spiritual and Health Benefits of Ramadan Fasting

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