A Muslim believes in the following 6 articles of Faith
1.Belief in Allah, the Only God Worthy of Worship
A Muslim believes in ONE GOD, Supreme and Eternal, Infinite and Mighty, Merciful and Compassionate, Creator and Provider. God has no father or mother, no son or daughter. None is equal to Him. He is God of all humankind, not of a special tribe or race.
God is High and Supreme but He is very near to the pious thoughtful believers; He answers their prayers and helps them. He loves the people who love Him and forgives their sins. He gives them peace, happiness,...
Islam completes the long chain of guidance from God to humanity. Meticulously preserved and thoroughly documented, Islam’s message has a familiar resonance, owing to its shared history and common values, with Abrahamic religions. Additionally, Islam reiterates a return to basic principles of faith: belief in one God, righteous living, and faith in the afterlife. This article introduces the central themes of Islam and its core components – with a special focus on our purpose in life and the all-encompassing nature of Islam.
Islam is a faith and comprehensive way of life that literally means ‘peace through submission to God.’ It provides...
What is the MSA Info Table?
This is a table set up at popular locations on campus and is attended by one or more of our members. The purpose of the table is to give out information about Islam and Muslims to those who are interested in them from the NMSU community. Usually, we give out free literature material including pamphlets, Quran copies, and CDs at the Info Table. The table also serves to introduce the MSA to new Muslim students who might not know about the MSA.
Where will the MSA Info Table be set up this semester?
The MSA will...
by By Prof. K. S. Ramakrishna Rao, Head of the Dept. of Philosophy, Govt. College for Women. University of Mysore, Mandya-571401 (Karnatika, India).
Re-printed from “Islam and Modern age”, Hydrabad, March 1978.
In the desert of Arabia was Mohammad born, according to Muslim historians, on April 20, 571. The name means highly praised. He is to me the greatest mind among all the sons of Arabia. He means so much more than all the poets and kings that preceded him in that impenetrable desert of red sand.
When he appeared Arabia was a desert — a nothing. Out of nothing a new world...
by Muhammad Hamidullah (Centre Culturel Islamique, Paris, 1969)
[Taken from Introduction to Islam by Muhammad Hamidullah (Centre Culturel Islamique, Paris, 1969), with some changes to make it more readable. The changes are marked by pairs of brackets like around this paragraph. Dr. Hamidullah's present address is: 9 Beaver Court, Wilkes Barre PA, 18702, USA.] IN the annals of men, individuals have not been lacking who conspicuously devoted their lives to the socio-religious reform of their connected peoples. We find them in every epoch and in all lands. In India, there lived those who transmitted to the world the Vedas, and there...
The Muslim Students Association (MSA) at New Mexico State University (NMSU) is a student organization whose mission is to serve and represent Muslim students at NMSU. Also in the midst of all the misinformation about the Islamic faith, the MSA seeks to present an accurate and unbiased image of Islam to non-Muslims at NMSU so as to promote more tolerance and understanding among students of different faiths. More specifically, the MSA seeks to forward the following ends:
To provide different forms of aid to Muslim students on campus including:
possible financial assistance
information related to living in Las Cruces such as housing,...
MSA would like to invite you all for an evening of elegance and fun which includes Foods and Drinks, Welcome Introduction & Greetings,Vice President Election, Inspirational Video, Converted Muslim Story, Islamic Comedy Clip, Islamic Game, Raffle draw Gifts, Semester Activities. Also, the Ehsa Prayer will take place in Jammat during the Ceremony. Please, see below for detailed information.
"Muslim Students Semester Opening Ceremony"
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Hardmall Hall, Room 208
This sermon was delivered on the Ninth Day of Islamic month of Dhul-Hijjah Year 632 A.C (10 A.H.) in the ‘Uranah valley of Mount Arafat’ in Mecca.
After praising and thanking Allah the Prophet (saws) said:
“O People, lend me an attentive ear, for I know not whether after this year I shall ever be amongst you again. Therefore listen to what I am saying very carefully and take these words to those who could not be present here today.
In Islam, the term "worship" covers any action that one does in accordance with the will of Allah. It can be mental, physical, spoken, or otherwise. All such actions will be rewarded. There are five acts of worship that are so fundamental that the Prophet grouped them together as the five pillars of Islam. Every Muslim is expected to fulfill these obligations. They are: