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My North American Hijra

I am 63 years old. And I am proud to be a member of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. I joined the Community in January 2018. Since then, I have learned why Allah created me and why...

Attitude of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (sa) towards Race

Society has called attention to racism now more than ever with the recent incidents of African Americans losing their lives in horrific ways. The world is desperately crying out...

Natural Disasters or Divine Punishment

“Never did We send a Prophet to any town, but We seized the people thereof with adversity and suffering, that they might become humble. Then We changed their evil condition into...

The Revolution of Race Relations as Envisioned by Qur’anic Revelation

Introduction It is not an uncommon belief that humanity is fast approaching the pinnacle of its evolution. Scientific study has given us extraordinary insight into the physical...

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...

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,”...