Posts Tagged ‘Azhar’

Towards a Relevant and Empowering Understanding of Islam

On June 28, 2010 readers were encouraged to comment on how to apply the advice of the following translated piece from the writings of Jamaal al-Din al-Afghani: “He, The Most High, showed us through His clear verses that nations He has honored do not perish or fall from greatness. Their names are also not erased […]

Noble Character by Shaykh Ali Goma, Mufti of Egypt

by Dr. `Ali Goma |Translated, with slight modifications, by Farida Khalil The scholars who aimed to protect the station of ihsan (when a person reaches the level of worshiping Allah as if s/he sees Him) have restricted this path firstly by remembrance (dhikr) and thought (fikr). They take the prescription for dhikr directly from the […]

A Bright Afternoon in Masjid al-Azhar: 3 Elements of Knowledge Demonstrated by Sh. Ahmad al-Maliki

Three Elements of Knowledge Demonstrated by Sh. Ahmad al-Maliki