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The Plague of Amwas

Today we are experiencing an unprecedented event in our world history, as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to tear through our global fabric. As of the writing of this article in...

Islamic Response to Pandemics and Plagues

The terms ta’un (plague) and waba (epidemic or pestilence) have been well-recognized as diseases since early Islam. The Holy Qur’an describes them as “Da’bbah...

Origins of the Glorious Fazl Mosque

This article was written at the occasion of the Centenary of the UK Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. As Ahmadi Muslims, we claim to be adherents of the most supreme of all teachings, a...

Defining the West: Historical Development of the Concept of the West

The four cardinal directions, or cardinal points, are the directions north, east, south, and west. The basic definition of the West is that it is “where the sun sets.”...

When Will the Sun Rise from the West?

When Will the Sun Rise from the West?: Identifying the time of the Latter Days Many people feel pessimistic about where the world is headed: The Coronavirus, global climate...

The Meaning of the Prophecy “the Sun Shall Rise from the West”

The Holy Prophet Muhammad (sa) received numerous prophecies, which he shared with his companions, concerning the future. Many of these revelations spoke of “the Latter Days,”...

As-Salam: The Source of Peace

“He is Allah, and there is no God beside Him, the Sovereign, the Holy One, the Source of Peace, the Bestower of Security, the Protector, the Almighty, the Subduer, and the...

Rahmaniyyat and Rahimiyyat: Two of God’s Greatest Attributes

“When a window is facing the sun, and the window is opened, the sun’s rays enter. Similarly when a person turns his or her attention towards God, the Supreme, and there is no...

Al-Khaliq: the Creator

There are three ways one may study attributes of Allah: In this article, we shall present Allah’s attribute ‘al-Khaliq’ in each of these ways. The word Khaliq is translated...

Al-Ahad: The One & Al-Wahid: The Lord of Unity

The Supreme Being created this universe for the manifestation of His Majesty and Glory but kept Himself hidden and veiled from the eyes of His creation. He inculcated an urge in...