This situation has pushed the religious thinker, Karen Armstrong, to announce that Muhammad (peace be upon him) had never been a man of violence, but he had been a model of guide for the world in our time. To advocate this idea, Karen Armstrong treated the following subjects: Mecca, Jahiliyyah, Hijrah, Jihad, and Salam. The Meaning of Jahilliyah Karen Armstrong defines “jahilliyah” (ignorance), as Muhammad (peace be upon him) called, the prevailing spirit of his time. It doesn’t mean the pre-Islamic period in Arabia.
The mosque, or masjid in Arabic, is the Muslim place of worship. A mosque is an important part of the Islamic religion because the people are required to gather every Friday for prayer. Mosques in the middle east each are unique in their own architectural way, although some may look similar. Most mosques in the middle east have common features, but are also formed in different ways. The style and arrangement of a mosque can tell us a lot about the place, when it was built, and the religion.
It is widely used in reference to the prophet Muhammad s.a.w birthday. We always think that every muslim celebrates Maulidur Rasul every year but do they actually celebrate it? The methods of celebrating Mawlid are diverse according to the different countries who celebrate it. We were assign to discover how Albanians were celebrating Maulid. We did some research on the internet and we held an interview to the owner of Mamamia, a café that is run by an Albanian in IIUM.
The tribes of the northern Caucasus have produced kefir for hundreds of years. They jealously guarded both their kefir grains and the method of fermenting the beverage. These tribes believed that the grains were given to them by the Prophet Muhammad, who blessed them with exceptional health-promoting properties.As a result, the tribes were forbiddento share the grains or the method of preparing kefir with outsiders (Powell, 2006).The word kefir is derived from the Turkish word keyif, which means “feelinggood” after its ingestion (Lopitz-Otsoa, et al., 2006 and Tamime,
However, I personally would like to allude to his values and presupposition on his own thoughts over biblical beliefs and his choice of imagery words and phrases. John F. Kennedy was one of the last presidents to fully write his own speech, and after his time, the president 's got, in my own words, lazy. They stopped using their own words to help support their ideas. However, this isn 't the topic of this, but the topic of Kennedy 's choice of word choice and sentence structure. For example, Kennedy ,in many parts of his speech, uses metaphors, paradigms, and, abstract word choice to make his audience, the citizens of the world, think more and more easily understand the point he is getting to.
Thus, Islamic civilization is based on unity, which stands completely against any racial or ethnic discrimination. Such major racial and ethnic groups as Arabs, Persians, Turks, Africans, Indians, Chinese and Malays in addition to numerous smaller units embraced Islam and contributed to the building of Islamic civilization. Mosques can nowadays be found all over the world and we saw during the visit at the museum different types of mosques in different countries. Since praying five times a day is one of the pillars to Islam, many Muslims constantly go to the mosque and especially for the Friday prayer. That is why it is necessary in all Muslim countries to have many mosques close to where people live so that they can accomplish their prayers there and listen to the Imam, who is the worship leader of a mosque and Muslim community.
“The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep.” - he taps into their emotions when he uses the lines said by Martin Luther King in his last speech ‘I’ve been to the Mountaintop.’ He asserts that even though he was not favored by some people, but he will listen to everyone. Obama directly qouted Abraham Lincoln’s first inaugural address, by saying “As Lincoln said to a nation far more divided than ours, we are not enemies but friends. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection”. He tells that each person’s path is different, but everyone is going to end up at the same place, showing uniqueness in similarity.
The Islamic religion began in 610 AD. It is one of the first religions to believe in one god, also known as a monotheistic religion. The prophet Muhammad was called upon by god. The Angel Gabriel came to him bearing a message from Allah; the message read was, “There is one god Allah, and Muhammad is his prophet” (Section 1 The rise of Islam student notes). In Mecca, Muhammad 's town, this was not a popular idea because their religion persisted of multiple gods, also known as a polytheistic religion.
Albeit, it is open for the people to pray. I went to the mosque during noon prayer, Zuhr prayer in Arabic. Half of the ground floor was filled during the prayer. I chose this respective mosque, because it is known to have a Gilabh in it that is hanging from the west part of the wall beside a tiled picture of Rawdah Mubarak, graveyard of Prophet Mohammad (Pbuh). Left side of the wall consists of a tiled picture of Kaaba, known to be the home of Allah, God in Islam.
Shah mosque is build using domes whereas the Chartres cathedral is constructed horizontally. Masjid-i-Shah use by worshipers In conclusion, the mosque is currently used by worshipers to worship Allah. Like the synagogue for Jews, Church for Christians, Muslims gathers at the mosque to pray in unions. The essential gathering takes place every Friday. The day is known as the Muslim Sabbath; it is where an Imam delivers the sermon.