Day: April 22, 2012

Ahmadis in West Java on alert

The Jakarta Post Ahmadiyah followers in a number of places in West Java are on alert after a rumor circulated claiming that the same group that attacked an Ahmadiyah mosque in Singaparna, Tasikmalaya, West Java, on Friday would launch attacks on Ahmadi property in other areas in the province. The […]

Pakistan is in denial over spreading sectarian violence

the guardian While banned political groups preach hatred towards religious minorities in Pakistan’s major cities, a conflict along sectarian lines is spreading across the country, even to areas not previously associated with violence. Having spent decades turning a blind eye to the calculated violence of groups with a clear agenda based on […]

Prayer as Medicine for the Sick

Huff Post In 1988 a doctor named Randolph Byrd conducted a study to determine whether or not intercessory prayers on behalf of other people were effective. The findings were amazing. The patients who were not prayed for were nearly twice as likely to suffer complications than patients who were prayed […]

The Issue of Evil and Suffering

The Issue of Evil and Suffering The Islamic Perspective This article, based on a speech delivered at an earlier Ahmadiyya Annual Convention in Toronto, Canada, covers the reason behind suffering among innocent people, and the potential benefits that man can derive from such circumstances. by Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad Ayaz OBE – UK The […]

Attainment of Inner Peace

Hadhrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad – Khalifatul Masih IV fourth Khalifa of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community We present below the transcript of part of a Question and Answer session with Hadhrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad(ru), fourth Khalifa of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community, recorded at Cologne, Germany on the 21st August 1996. Transcribed […]

Psychic phenomena

By the Late Bashir Ahmad Orchard There are two realms of phenomena in operation which embrace dreams, visions, sounds from nowhere, and so on. They are the realms of: 1. Psychic Phenomena; 2. Spiritual Phenomena. This personal treatise is devoted only to a brief study of psychic phenomena; and the […]

Prepare for the Unexpected

One day, young Nasruddin’s buddies decided they would try to nab his pointy slippers. They waited around a tall cypress tree until Nasruddin walked along, then two of the boys, Hussein and Faruk, started to pretend they were having a loud argument. “Nobody could climb that tree. It’s way too […]

(another) $680m US fund for Israel’s Iron Dome

The Associated Press – ARABNEWS WASHINGTON: A House panel is boosting money for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system by $680 million amid an election-year fight over whether President Barack Obama is doing enough for the longtime Mideast ally. The Republican-controlled Armed Services Committee, which begins crafting a fiscal 2013 […]