Islamopedia Blog – 2015 in Review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 18,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 7 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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Gems & Stars in the UK: Shaykh Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari


Shaykh Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari

Source: http://www.daruliftaa.com/biography

Mufti [Abu Abdillah] Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari is a young, traditionally trained scholar who studied in different parts of the world. Born in Leicester, UK, and raised under the guidance of his illustrious father, Shaykh Mawlana Adam, he started learning about Islam from a very young age and memorized the entire Qur’an at a very tender age of nine. He initially studied the Arabic language and various other traditional Islamic sciences including Qur’anic exegesis (tafsir), Hadith and Fiqh at Dar al-Uloom, Bury, UK, under many Shuyukh notably: Shaykh Muhammad Yusuf Motala and the late Shaykh al-Hadith Islam ul Haq, and thus received authorizations (ijazahs) in various books including the six major collections of Hadith. He also received Ijazah in Hadith from the late Grand Mufti of India, Shaykh Mahmud al-Hasan Gangohi, and underwent a one year course of specialization in the science of issuing religious/legal verdicts (Fatwa). Continue reading Gems & Stars in the UK: Shaykh Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam al-Kawthari

Ayeina Official – Gratitude Art Contest (in partnership with MiniExchange)


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Ayeina Official are holding a FREE to enter Gratitude Art Contest (in partnership with MiniExchange). This is an extension of our Instagram exclusive ‘AlhamdulillahForSeries‘.

Alhamdulillah is a phrase Muslims use to show gratitude towards their Creator. Creator of everything and everyone. The main purpose behind this series is to instill the attitude of gratitude and promote joy in general. Happiness is contagious so spread it far with your art. Continue reading Ayeina Official – Gratitude Art Contest (in partnership with MiniExchange)

Gems & Stars in the UK: Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada


Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada

Source: http://mihpirzada.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12&Itemid=27

Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, born in 1946 in Jhang, Pakistan, is a graduate of DMG Bhera and the University of the Punjab (Pakistan). His qualifications include Adib, ‘Alim and Fadil ‘Arabi, BA (English), MA (Islamic Studies), MA (Arabic) and MOL.

Inspired by his teacher, mentor and spiritual guide, the late Diya’ al-Ummat, Justice Shaykh Muhammad Karam Shah al-Azhari (Allah be pleased with him), he founded the educational establishment, Jamia Al-Karam, in 1985 and the Al-Karam Secondary School in 1995. At present he is also Chairman of Muslim Charity; helping the needy worldwide, Executive Director of Al-Karam Trust (London), Founder of Al-Karam Publications and Patron of the Al-Karam Scholars Association (AKSA). He is also a Founder Member of the British Muslim Forum and President of the UK Branch of the World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates (WAAG). Continue reading Gems & Stars in the UK: Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada