I recently accompanied my murshid on a spiritual retreat in Turkey, along with a group of dear friends and seekers. We sat in the presence of sufi teachers and visited shrines, including the House... Read more
Are Muslims really forbidden to have friendship with Jews and Christians? A careful review of the verse in the Qur'an that is used to support it, along with other passages allowing interfaith... Read more
Dearest M, My heart is heavy as I write this. Not because of anything between us: I feel my longing for you only deepening with the passage of time, the green dome of your mosque in Medina becoming... Read more
All Muslims are required to offer salah (obligatory prayer/worship) 5 times a day, if they are physically and mental able to do so in any capacity. It is one of the most important parts of our... Read more
Lord! We heard a voice inviting us to faith, saying, "Believe in your Lord," and we believed. O Sustainer, absolve us of our sins, remit from us our evil deeds, and allow us to pass away as the devout.
GUEST POST BY KILE JONES Can progressive Muslims and atheists actually find ways to work together? Some of my atheist comrades may disagree with me, but I think so. Of course we may diverge on... Read more
by Nadiah Mohajir With increased media attention on sexual violence, it seems that each week reveals a new accusation in the celebrity world. Although this issue is now getting the spotlight and it... Read more