Darul Ilm – The House of Knowledge

I pray to the Almighty ALLAH to make this website and the contents in it are of benefit to the readers and me, and make this as a Sadaqa Jariya. Also, may ALLAH forgive me for any mistakes or wrong information provided in the website – Aameen.

A Visit Hard To Forget

A Young Muslim Woman Visits the Prophet’s MosqueBy Neveen ShedidReading Islam Team The Prophet’s mosque at dawn. Picture courtesy: Neveen Shedid “I’m here, I’m finally here, All praise to God who brought me here again.” These are usually the first words I utter as soon as my eyes fall on the minarets of Prophet Muhammad’s…

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Why are they doing so?

The nature of religious faith is quite mysterious. As part of their religious faiths, people believe in a variety of deities. There are people who have religious faith in the unseen supreme transcendental power and then there are others who believe in some humans as Gods, animals (e.g. monkeys), fire, idols made of stone, and…

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You Must Know This Man

You may be an antheist or an agnostic; or you may belong to any of the religious denominations that exist in the world today. You may be a communist or a believer in democracy and freedom. No matter what you are, and no matter what your ideological and political beliefs, personal and social habits happen…

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Science also accepts the fact…

ZAM ZAM Water Research by Tariq Hussain, Riyadh Come the haj season, and I am reminded of the wonders of Aab-e-Zamzam. Let me go back to how it all started. In 1971, an Egyptian doctor wrote to the European Press, a letter saying that Aab-e-Zamzam was not fit for drinking purposes. I immediately thought that…

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It was the beginning

It was a beautiful December. Everyone was like shivering in the cool winds of idukki. For the natives it was quite expected, but for the new comers it’s like a freezer. It was at this time, a group of youngsters landed on the soil of Idukki, with a lot of dreams and expectations about their…

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THE LAST SERMON OF THE HOLY PROPHET OF ISLAM

The farewell Pilgrimage of the Holy Prophet sallallahu alaihe wasallam may rightly be called the culminating point in his Prophetic career. It was the sixty-third year of the Prophet’s life which coincided with the close of the 10th of Hijra that he decided to perform Hajj, which in history, goes by the name of Hajja-tul-Wada….

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Team lead has a lot to do…

Lead is the person who leads the activities of the team. S/he should not be just a lead to lead the activities alone, but should be a person whom the team members can follow in every sense. S/he should demonstrate his leading abilities by being a role model to his team mates in areas like…

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Qur’an Explorer

Quran Explorer – Interactive Audio Recitations & Translations

Buddhism’s Disappearance from India

– Vinay Lal One of the supreme ironies of the history of Buddhism in India is the question of how Buddhism came to disappear from the land of its birth. Many scholars of Buddhism, Hinduism, Indian history, and of religion more generally have been devoted to unraveling this puzzle. There is no absolute consensus on…

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Hinduism and Talibanism

By Mukundan C. Menon Which is more deplorable: destruction of Buddhism in its own birth place in ancient India by Hindus, or of Buddha statues by present day Islamic Talibans in Afghanistan? Two well known academicians of Kerala – Prof KM Bahauddin, former pro-vice chancellor of Aligarh Muslim and Osmania universities, and Dr MS Jayaprakash,…

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History of Islam in Kerala

Kerala had connections with Arabia from the time of Solomon. Arabs traded with Kerala for gold, ivory, monkeys and peacocks. Arab merchants came to Kerala from Egypt long before the Romans. Their main port was Alexandria and ours Kodungallore. Pre Qur’an references to black pepper ,swords from India and teak in Arab poetry indicate trade…

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An autograph

Ente allengil chettane autograph book il aaro ezhuthiya oru autograph njaan orkkunnu… Marakkilla ninne njaan, marakkillorikkalumMarannennu thonnukil marichennu karuthuka… Ezhuthan orupakshe nimishangal mathrame eduthittundavukayullu. Pakshe athezhuthi varshangal pinnidumbol, innu aa aale kurichu orkkan autograph inte udamasthanu vallathum undakumo? athalla athu ezhuthiya aalu ee changathiye orkkunnundakumo? Ithine kurichonnum nammal orakkare undakilla. Enthirunnalum, aa autograph tharunna sughanubhuthi,…

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::: KALLAN KAPPALIL THANNE :::

(Let me say sorry to those who can’t read Malayalam written in English.) Ithu undakkiyezhuthunnathalla. Nadannennu ennodu paranja sambhavamaanu, athile chila sambhavangalkku njaan saakshiyumaanu. Nadannathu mattevideyumalla, development inte bhagamaayi kuthichu kondirikkunna Kochiyil thanne. Manushyanmaaru thammilulla interaction il vare vannittulla changes kurachengilum ivideyum kaanan namukku pattiyekkum. Valichu neettunnilla, karyathilekku varaam. Bini kozhikkodu swadeshiyaanu. Njaan work cheyyunna…

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Beware of Ahammadiyas

– Beware of the following Qadiyani websites. They are to misguide and ruin you and your faith. It is for our betterment that we should keep ourselves away from them because we don’t know in what form the cursed shaitan (May ALLAH curse him) may come to misguide and ruin our this life. May ALLAH…

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Take Care of these websites… keep away from them…

1. Submission.org – This site is confusing the reader with confusing statements, they have just explained the word meanings and not the idea behind the same. It is clear and known to most of the Muslims in today’s world, that bank interest or any interest even it is charged in silly amounts is not allowed…

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Thiruvananthapurathekku orikkal kudi…

Kure aayi vineethum sangeethayum vilikkunnu, angottu chellan, thiruvananathapurathekku. Njangalellam orumichu nerathe work cheythirunnathanallo, ernakulathu… Febin um undu ippo thiruvananthapurathu… Chellam ennu karuthi oru divasam railway station vare poyathaanu, ticket kittiyilla. Pinne avidannu nere poyathu KSRTC stand ilekkanu. Pakshe avide chennittum ekadesham oru 6.30 vare nokki, pakshe bus onnum kandilla. Ksheenam kondaayirikkum, annu athra thalparyam illayirunnu…

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How beautiful were those school days…

My colleague here was saying, she wants to go back to the school days when we get enough time to sleep and enjoy and for everything. But these days, those things have become memories… because of being a software professional, work has swallowed a major share of the available time…

Iqra’, the beginning

Learn… understand… and live. The first word that was revealed to Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Mercy of ALLAH be upon him) was Iqra’, which means either ‘read’ or ‘recite’. This same word has two meanings, ie., it has got one meaning when it comes to the Prophet (SAW) and another meaning when it is related…

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