Islamic Books

Giant wood-carved Koran

Many oversized Korans have been created in many parts of the world, but the largest Koran carved out of wood is to be found in Palembang, South Sumatra. Work on the wooden Koran, which is called Al-Quran Al-Akbar, was initiated in 2002 and completed in 2009 at a cost of […]

Be merciful to the poor

DR. HAZEM SAID & MAHA EZZEDDINE ARABNEWS Friday 21 June 2013 ABU Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said: Allah will say on the Day of Judgment, “Son of Adam, I was sick but you did not visit Me.” ‘My Lord, […]

Do you truly rely on God?

Jasser Auda ARABNEWS Friday 5 April 2013 In his well-known book, Al-Hikam (Words of Wisdom), Sheikh Ahmad Ibn Ataa’illah As-Sakandari says: “Save yourself from worrying. Somebody else already took care of your affairs for you.” Relying on Allah (tawakkul) is one of the important Islamic concepts that may be misunderstood […]