Celebrating Prophet Muhammad’s birthday by preaching love

Muhammad’s birthday

Muslims around the world will be celebrating the ‘Mawlid al-Nabi’ (Mawlid means birthday of a holy figure, al-Nabi means prophet), the celebration of the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (may Allah send His peace and blessings upon him) For many Muslims this is a longstanding historical and cultural event which they see as an expression of their joy and love for the Prophet, who taught them what it means to be Muslim.

What is the ultimate aim of Allah (SWT) in creating human being?


In Ayah 56 of Surah Al-Zariat (or Al-Dhariyat), Allah (SWT) explained the ultimate aim of creating human being by saying: “And God created Jinn and human being only that they worship the Supreme Being.” Therefore, the ultimate aim of creating a creature by the name of human being is to worship God.

How Shia Islam is opening up to other communities – Bridging faiths


At such a time when Islam is sitting in the eye of a furious, its faith battered by allegations its people abide by a paradigm of violence and intolerance, Shia clerics have endeavored to open up their hearts and holy sites to better bridge communities and offer friendship where they were prejudice.