Cause of obsessive compulsive disorder The cause of the condition is unknown. There is growing evidence that OCD represents abnormal functioning of brain circuitry. What is OCD? Obsessions occur when people repeatedly get intrusive thoughts or ideas that can be frightening or distressing. i.e. thinking that your mother is going to die, and then worrying that [...]
Islam would say the rule of celibacy for priesthood is an unnatural rule. Someone is beginning to see the light. A true religion should have a deep insight to human nature. Top Irish Catholic cleric calls for church to end celibacy for priests By Peter Taggart, CNN Belfast, Northern Ireland (CNN) – A respected former Catholic bishop [...]
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish ‘Facebook’ separates the sexes By Jessica Ravitz, CNN (CNN) - Showing that modernity might, just might, find its place even in a world predisposed to the most traditional of customs, in walks FaceGlat: an ultra-Orthodox Jewish answer, at least for some, to Facebook. Among the most conservative of Orthodox Jews, often referred to as Haredi Jews, [...]
A Brooklyn-based Hasidic newspaper removed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and another woman from the now-iconic photo. The newspaper Der Tzitung, described by the Jewish Week as “ultra-Orthodox,” has a policy of never printing photos of women in its pages because it thinks they could be sexually suggestive. Thus, Clinton and counterterrorism director Audrey Tomason, [...]
The problem of after what will happen after 64 is discussed from an Islamic point of view. The government seems to struggling with the social security problem, here is a small talk on the Islamic solution to this problem
Islamic Law does not allow humans to do privatization of natural resources. God made natural resources for the sharing of all people.
How can we make corporations more responsible for what they do? Well here is a small talk about how the Shariah can contribute to solve this problem.
The Shariah, or Islamic Law has a lot to contribute to the crisis, problems and issues we have in America. This is a small talk about how we solve the the health care crisis.
Islam teaching to look at the benefits and harms of any action we do as a society. Certainly, one of the great harms in the modern times has been the making of plastic. There is another video on Mushrooms that gives a very good alternative to plastic, however, because of the harmful effects of plastic [...]
The Quran uses a term for the type of food, “Eat pure food”, repeatedly, to encourage mankind to eat the right foods that is grown organically, but food is mostly pure in its eaten locally and and its pure food when its real food.
Globalized industries where no single national body can keep workers safe and protected. How can we keep our global supply chains honest? The Quran gives a sever warning, “Destruction to those who cheat in business. Those who, when they have to receive by measure from men, demand full measure, And when they have to give [...]
Is an objective definition of female beauty possible? Yes. Here’s one: A popular working definition of ‘objective’ is the fact that when something is objective it is true for absolutely everyone. This leads many to conclude that since everyone finds different women attractive to different degrees that beauty is therefore not objective, but subjective – [...]
There is not an animal (that lives) on the earth, nor a being that flies on its wings, but (forms part of) communities like you. Nothing have We omitted from the Book, and they (all) shall be gathered to their Lord in the end. Sura 6:38 The Qur’an tells us that animals are communities and [...]
“Meat is not a necessity in Shari’ah (Islamic Law), and in the old days most Muslims used to eat meat, if they were wealthy, like middle class—once a week on Friday. If they were poor—on the Eids (on days of celebration).” “So traditionally Muslims were semi-vegetarians. The Prophet was, I mean, technically, the Prophet (SAWS) [...]
In this short talk, Arianna Huffington shares a small idea that can awaken much bigger ones: the power of a good night’s sleep. 078.009 And I (your God) made your sleep for rest, 078.010 And made the night as a covering, 078.011 And made the day for seeking livelihood. (Quran)
Ali Carr-Chellman pinpoints three reasons boys are tuning out of school in droves, and lays out her bold plan to re-engage them: bringing their culture into the classroom, with new rules that let boys be boys. Islam understands stands at a very deep level, that the emotional needs of the two genders differ widely on [...]
Plastic is a unnatural human creation; that has many complications to it. The video is the about the injustice of plastic that a case against plastic pollution from the perspective of social justice. Because plastic trash, he shows us, hits poor people and poor countries “first and worst,” with consequences we all share no matter [...]
The following is an example of using nature to create natural ecology systems using nature (God’s Gifts). In this talk the subject is how oysters can clean up the polluted waters. This idea works very well with the idea of an Islamic Ecology, where man and nature (nature as God’s manifestation of works and attributes) [...]
How can architects build a new world of sustainable beauty? By learning from nature. Michael Pawlyn describes three habits of nature that could transform architecture and society: radical resource efficiency, closed loops, and drawing energy from the sun.
Question: Why is alcohol forbidden in Islam? Answer: Intoxicants were forbidden in the Qur’an through several separate verses revealed at different times over a period of years. At first, it was forbidden for Muslims to attend to prayers while intoxicated (4:43). Then a later verse was revealed which said that alcohol contains some good and [...]
In the English translation of the message of the Quran, why is Allah referred to with a plural pronoun throughout the book? Thanks. Hi, Thanks for your question. Yes in many languages (including English) there are two types of plurals, and for semitic languages there are three types of plurals. The first is the plural [...]
Every noble cause and truth will gain constancy and a universal identity by its adherents’ determination to protect it and their devotion to it. If those who have embraced that cause and truth are not perceptive, faithful, and persevering, that which they have embraced eventually will be erased from human memory by the hostility of [...]
Only those who overflow with love will build the happy and enlightened world of the future. Their lips smiling with love, their hearts brimming with love, their eyes radiating love and the most tender human feelings-such are the heroes of love who always receive messages of love from the rising and setting of the sun [...]
Here is a letter a lady wrote: It’s that time of year again, football season. Like a lot of women, I feel offended by NFL Cheerleaders and the obvious objectification. But, like most women, I feel the problem is so huge due to the huge number of football fans. I have read statistics that around [...]
As Muslim women become more and more aware of their own modesty, they go through many phases. Here is a clip by a Muslim lady who started with “covering her skin” to now covering her face. As Muslim women cover more and more of themselves they grew to appreciate themselves for thier inner and spiritual [...]
This small clip gives an inside perspective to, as to why so many Muslim women choose to cover even their faces. Enjoy…
The Following is a clip of women who cover their whole beings, including the face and hands. This clip shows how they feel about thier lifestyle.
Here is a song, that expresses the emotional and spiritual reality behind the hijab. Muslim schalors have mentioned many of the benefits of wearing the head scarf…some of which are; (1) a wife becomes more attractive to her husband, (2) A lady beams with more grace, (3) men treat her as a person of authority, [...]
The Veil is a privilege not a burden…
The hijab is the pride of every practising Muslim lady. However, the media makes this act of modesty as a way of oppersion and subjugation. Islam sees women free when they can see themselves for thier mind and spiritual being. Islam sees the modest covering of women as a way to give a sacred touch [...]
Even this gentleman is a bit loud, but the point he makes is well worth listening to for both the Muslims and Non Muslims. The head scarf is good for America, and American society.
The following clips show how Muslim women wear the Hijab. We invite every lady to try the hijab out and see how it feels…
Here is Muslim lady who talks about herself, and her expereince in learning while being a Muslim. Her comments are based on her experience as a Muslim. She also talks about why she started to cover herself up.
Can a man spend his entire life for God? How should the love of God be? What does it mean to draw close to God? Why cannot one be happy without living by the religion? Is there any limit to good morals? Can one say “that’s enough” after attaining a certain level of morality? How [...]
Hi, I am a 38 year old woman who was raised a Christian my whole life. I recently met someone that has made me very curious about the Islam religion. I started reading the English translation of the Quran and I am very thankful that you put this email address in here for questions. I [...]
The American public must come to understanding that there are over 7 Million Muslims in America, and it is one of the fastest growing religions in the nation. Americans are choosing Islam as their lifestyle and belief system. However in this documentary we want to highlight the situation of the Muslim women outside our homeland. [...]
What is jihad?
Why do Muslim Women cover themselves? Is it a sign of oppression? Is it because Muslim men force their women to do so? Does America really need to save Muslim women from wearing the head cover and being modest? Why then are so many women coming into the faith from all over the country?
By Nehal El-Hadi Muslims believe the world is God’s gift to mankind and that there is proof of His existence in every natural object. The finest grain of sand, with its patterned arrangements of atoms, displays the minute detail of His reckoning. From the smallest of viruses to the largest of plants and animals, every [...]
“And your Lord taught the bee to build its cells in hills, on trees and in (men’s) habitations….. there comes from within their bodies a drink of varying colours, wherein is healing for mankind. Verily in this is a Sign for those who give thought’. (Translation of Quran 16:68-69) Fifteen percent of diabetes sufferers develop [...]
“And thy Lord taught the bee to build its cells in hills, on trees and in (men’s) habitations….. there comes from within their bodies a drink of varying colours, wherein is healing for mankind. Verily in this is a Sign for those who give thought’. (Translation of Quran 16:68-69) Last month, the Food and Drug [...]
The word Jihad does not mean Holy War. It means struggle or striving. The word for war in the Quran is Harb or Qital. Jihad means serious and sincere struggle on the personal as well as on the social level. It is a struggle to do good and to remove injustice, oppression and evil from [...]
“And thy Lord taught the bee to build its cells in hills, on trees and in (men’s) habitations….. there comes from within their bodies a drink of varying colours, in which there is healing for mankind. Verily in this is a Sign for those who give thought’. (Translation of Quran 16:68-69) Apitherapy, a method of [...]
“And thy Lord taught the bee to build its cells in hills, on trees and in (men’s) habitations….. there comes from within their bodies a drink of varying colours, in which there is healing for mankind. Verily in this is a Sign for those who give thought’. (Translation of Quran 16:68-69) You may recall the [...]
“And thy Lord taught the bee to build its cells in hills, on trees and in (men’s) habitations….. there comes from within their bodies a drink of varying colours, wherein is healing for mankind. Verily in this is a Sign for those who give thought’. (Translation of Quran 16:68-69) Adding a dollop of honey to [...]
“And thy Lord taught the bee to build its cells in hills, on trees and in (men’s) habitations….. there comes from within their bodies a drink of varying colours, wherein is healing for mankind. Verily in this is a Sign for those who give thought’. (Translation of Quran 16:68-69) While some regard honey as a [...]
“And thy Lord taught the bee to build its cells in hills, on trees and in (men’s) habitations….. there issues from within their bodies a drink of varying colours, wherein is healing for mankind. Verily in this is a Sign for those who give thought’. (Translation of Quran 16:68-69) Various products derived from the beehive [...]