Archive for April 2008

What is Islam? – Islam and Terrorism

What is Islam? - Islam and Terrorism

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
If an extra-terrestrial came down upon the earth today, he/she (or It!) could be forgiven for thinking that the religion of Islam is somehow linked to the word ‘terrorism’.
Indeed, thanks to reckless leaders and flagrant press reporting, the words ‘Islam’ and ‘terror’ are now synonymous and the mention of one [...]

Ingleton Falls Walk

Ingleton Falls Walk

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Sorry about the last minute nature of this notice folks, but I was told about this only yesterday and have only had time to post it today. Here’s the details of the walk organised by the local group, ‘Kum on Y’all!’:
Event: Over 40’s Walk at Ingleton Falls
Venue: [...]

The Day My Life Changed

The Day My Life Changed

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The day of my marriage:
I was sat there next to the Imam as he read the Khutba (sermon), read the names of the witnesses and then turned to me and asked if I accept the person as my wife. I will never forget that moment…that deep black hole feeling [...]

Something for the Ladies…

Something for the Ladies...

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Insha-Allah the follwing programme will take place this weekend – please note that this is a ladies only event.
Programme Title: Ummul Mu’mineen – The Life of the Mother of the Believers, Khadeeja (May Allah be pleased with her)
Date and Time: Saturday 19 April 2008 – 4pm-5pm
Venue: Savile Town Community Centre, [...]

Swings and Roundabouts – Survey Results

Swings and Roundabouts - Survey Results

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Well the results are in!
What did you, the readers of Hidayah Blog, think about the consequences of our actions?
Ok, well 93% of you agreed with the post and thought that our actions did have an influence on the things happening around us with only 7% of the voters saying that [...]

What is Islam? – Articles of Faith

What is Islam? - Articles of Faith

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Ok, the first of our ‘What is Islam?’ series deals with the most important things that Muslims should know and believe in – the articles of Faith.
And as well as these being beliefs for Muslims, I think that it is good, basic knowledge for all to know, so that we [...]

What is Islam? – The Series

What is Islam?  - The Series

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
It was after a few conversations with friends and colleagues together with an idea that has been in my head for a bit, that we are now proud to present our ‘What is Islam?’ series.
In this series, not only will we try to explain the basics of Islam but we [...]

Swings and Roundabouts – Survey

Swings and Roundabouts - Survey

Assalaamu-Alaykum (Peace be Upon you)

Well after our previous post entitled Swings and Roundabouts, I thought that because saying that what we did individually affected us all collectively was a very big assertion to make, we should carry out a little survey and see what you think.
So here it is, Hidayah Blog’s first (but probably not [...]