It is October and we are quickly approaching the 1 year anniversary of the official launch of Iqama Magazine. We … Continue Reading Iqama Magazine Update: October 2019
This is Mohammed’s story:
I am first and foremost a Muslim and it defines how I see the world. But I am also a father, a husband, a son, brother and friend and all these personas help me relate to others and connect with them as they need me. I speak regularly at conferences and gatherings on the topics of Islamic identity, interfaith and authentic leadership, one that believes in leading from the heart through the lens of diversity. I have also spoken at TEDx…
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About Our Interview Guest Abdul El-Sayed was born and raised in Michigan by a family as diverse as our state, including immigrants … Continue Reading Southpaw Michigan, An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed
Iqama Magazine Creative Writing Submission By Robiyn This is a short story that is divided into several segments that will … Continue Reading Who is Nairoun? (Part 2)
We look around, and find a society with rising statistics in heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and other sickness, in younger … Continue Reading Seeking Medicine in the Qur’an and Sunnah – By Noor H. Salem
Chris Abdur-Rahman Blauvelt is a passionate Muslim American entrepreneur committed to building up the global Muslim community to reach its … Continue Reading Go Live and LaunchGood!
Eid al-Adha is known by many names worldwide. It is called Eid al-Kabīr (or the greater Eid), or Eid al-Baqarah (Eid of cows) by many in the Arabic speaking world. It is referred to as the Festival of the Sacrifice in English, Opferfest in German, and Kurban Bayramı in Turkish.
“And He committed the sea to serve you; you eat from it tender meat and extract jewelry which you wear. And you see the ships roaming it for your commercial benefits, as you seek His bounties, that you may be appreciative.” [ 16:14]
To understand the Hijri calendar…we have to go back to the days of the Prophet Muhammed (pbuh). In 622 Common Era (CE) the Prophet Muhammed (pbuh) emigrated from Mecca to Medina (which was called Yathrib at the time). This was the point in time that was designated as the start of the Islamic Hijri calendar.
Considering marriage? Looking for the right things to say? Its important to be honest about your values and beliefs when entering marriage. These are a list of questions that you can use as conversation starters with your potential spouse…
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He is considered the Father of Monotheism because he is the earliest prophet, aside from Adam (as), which Muslims, Christians, and Jews agree upon. The lineage of most of the prophets and their people can be traced through Ibrahim’s (as) 2 sons, Ishaaq (as) or Isaac and Ismael (as) or Ishmael. Ishaaq (as) was the father of Yaqoob (as), also known as Jacob or Israel. Yaqoob (as) had 12 sons, which are known as Bani Israel, or the 12 tribes of Israel.
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In the months since I have converted to Islam I have met many Muslims and learned so much about my new faith. I firmly believe this religion is perfect, although not all of its followers are. I think that is one of the things that makes it difficult for a new Muslim to learn about Islam. Sometimes I feel overwhelmed with learning “how to be a good Muslim”. I see different Muslims who practice the religion in different ways, and I think I need to do everything in order to be “the perfect Muslim”. However, there is no such thing and I need to be reminded of that from time to time.