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  •  Poems From the Divan of Hafiz
    Poems From the Divan of Hafiz
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    Poems From the Divan of Hafiz

    Poems From the Divan of HafizRate this post This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the […]

  •  Sadi’s Scroll of Wisdom
    Sadi’s Scroll of Wisdom
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    Sadi’s Scroll of Wisdom

    Sadi’s Scroll of WisdomRate this post This short book is part of the Wisdom of the East series. The Persian poet Sadi, best known for his poetic collections the Bustan and Gulistan, also wrote this work, the Pand Namah, or Scroll of Wisdom. This is a small collection of poems on moral themes. “SHAIKH MUSLIH-UD-DIN […]

  •  Qasidat al-Burdah (The Poem of the Mantle)
    Qasidat al-Burdah (The Poem of the Mantle)
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    Qasidat al-Burdah (The Poem of the Mantle)

    Qasidat al-Burdah (The Poem of the Mantle)Rate this post An Analogy of Arabic and Urdu Poems The main objective of bringing this Anthology of Arabic and Urdu poems on Islam and its illustrious Preacher Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam, is to place them within the reach of such English-speaking people as take a keen interest in the […]

  •  The Importance of Ka’b ibn Zuhayr’s Burdah to Classical and Modern Islamic Poetry
    The Importance of Ka’b ibn Zuhayr’s Burdah to Classical and Modern Islamic Poetry
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    The Importance of Ka’b ibn Zuhayr’s Burdah to Classical and Modern Islamic Poetry

    The Importance of Ka’b ibn Zuhayr’s Burdah to Classical and Modern Islamic PoetryRate this post Ka’b’s ibn Zuhayr’s Su’ad Has Departed ode is one of the most notable examples of odes praising the Prophet Muhammad. Called one of the most eloquent of classic Arabic poems, it also serves as a historical document of the early […]

  •  Qasida Al-Burdah (The Ode of the Mantle)
    Qasida Al-Burdah (The Ode of the Mantle)
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    Qasida Al-Burdah (The Ode of the Mantle)

    Qasida Al-Burdah (The Ode of the Mantle)Rate this post An Analogy of Arabic and Urdu Poems In the anthology of Arabic poems, the Qasida Burdah has had a great impact upon the history of the qasida genre as a whole. No other Arabic poem has been more frequently recited, translated, imitated or commented upon in […]

  •  The Walled Garden of Truth
    The Walled Garden of Truth
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    The Walled Garden of Truth

    The Walled Garden of TruthRate this post Book by Sanai Al-Ghaznavi, Abu Al-Majd Majdud Ibn Adam, Sanai, Hakim, Pendlebury, David

  •  Bright Moon: A Collection of Poems of Imam Husayn (as)
    Bright Moon: A Collection of Poems of Imam Husayn (as)
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    Bright Moon: A Collection of Poems of Imam Husayn (as)

    Bright Moon: A Collection of Poems of Imam Husayn (as)Rate this post Most of people know Imam Husayn (as) as the Imam who lived 57 years, 10 years of which were of his leadership and Imamate or think to know only the last 10 days of his life. Yes, perhaps, he is the most unknown […]

  •  My Yemeni Village
    My Yemeni Village
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    My Yemeni Village

    My Yemeni VillageRate this post My Yemeni Village by Luqman Nagy tells you the story of Abd al-Nur, a boy from Yemen, who will introduce you to the tradition culture of his beautiful mountain village.

  •  The Conference of the Birds
    The Conference of the Birds
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    The Conference of the Birds

    The Conference of the BirdsRate this post Composed in the twelfth century in north-eastern Iran, Attar’s great mystical poem is among the most significant of all works of Persian literature. A marvellous, allegorical rendering of the Islamic doctrine of Sufism – an esoteric system concerned with the search for truth through God – it describes […]

  •  The Masnavi i Ma’navi
    The Masnavi i Ma’navi
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    The Masnavi i Ma’navi

    The Masnavi i Ma’navi3 (60%) 1 vote This is the abridged Whinfield translation of the Masnavi. The Masnavi is an extensive poem by Rumi, the celebrated Persian Sufi saint and poet. It is one of the best known and most influential works of both Sufism and Dari literature. The Masnavi is a series of six […]

  •  The English Noha Collection About Islam
    The English Noha Collection About Islam
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    The English Noha Collection About Islam

    The English Noha Collection About IslamRate this post The English Noha Collection has been started to provide a home for quality English poetry about Islam, Ahl Al-Bayt (as), and Imam Husain (as) – in particular, poetry that can be recited as English Nohas or English Latmiya.

  •  Tuhfat Al-Mujahidin: A Historical Epic of The Sixteenth Century
    Tuhfat Al-Mujahidin: A Historical Epic of The Sixteenth Century
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    Tuhfat Al-Mujahidin: A Historical Epic of The Sixteenth Century

    Tuhfat Al-Mujahidin: A Historical Epic of The Sixteenth Century3.3 (66.67%) 6 votes Tuhfat Al Muahidin Fi Ba’d akhbar al Burtughaliyyin – Tribute to the Holy Worriors in respect of a brief account of the Portuguese. First written in Arabic in the late sixteenth century, Tuhfat al-Mujahidin is a pioneering historical work dealing with the struggles […]

  •  Just Five Minutes: Nine Years in the Prisons of Syria
    Just Five Minutes: Nine Years in the Prisons of Syria
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    Just Five Minutes: Nine Years in the Prisons of Syria

    Just Five Minutes: Nine Years in the Prisons of Syria2.5 (50%) 2 votes This heartrending memoir unravels the most perilous period in Syria’s modern history, a time when President Asad’s notorious secret service agents, the Mukhabarat, hunted down and imprisoned anyone even remotely associated with political opposition. When a “wanted criminal” fled from the Mukhabarat’s […]

  •  Mankind In Peril
    Mankind In Peril
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    Mankind In Peril

    Mankind In Peril2.6 (52.89%) 90 votes Mankind In Peril is selections from the writings and speeches of MAULANA SYED ABUL HASAN ALI NADWI.

  •  What I Witnessed in England
    What I Witnessed in England
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    What I Witnessed in England

    What I Witnessed in EnglandRate this post Allaah, through his Grace, Generosity, Bounty and Kindness, granted us the ability to visit our brothers in England. Mentioning everything that took place there from the beginning to the end would take a long time, so I will just extract the important parts from my journey. Before I […]

  •  Select poems of Imam Al Shafi’ee
    Select poems of Imam Al Shafi’ee
    3.4 (68.89%) 9 votes

    Select poems of Imam Al Shafi’ee

    Select poems of Imam Al Shafi’ee3.4 (68.89%) 9 votes Here are some poems by imam al-Shafi’i rahimahullahu ta’ala.

  •  Ma-Aarif E Mathnavi
    Ma-Aarif E Mathnavi
    2.7 (54.74%) 19 votes

    Ma-Aarif E Mathnavi

    Ma-Aarif E Mathnavi2.7 (54.74%) 19 votes Ma-Aarif-E-Mathnavi – A commentary of the Mathnavi of Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi (Ra); This commentary of a selection of chapters from the famous masterpiece of Maulavi Jalaluddin Rumi (Rah) Mathnavi-e-Rum originally wriiten in Arabic, translated into Urdu by Maulana Hakim Mohammad Akhtar (Ra) and now into English by Maulana Yusuf […]

  •  A Day in the Life of a Muslim Child
    A Day in the Life of a Muslim Child
    2.9 (57.6%) 25 votes

    A Day in the Life of a Muslim Child

    A Day in the Life of a Muslim Child2.9 (57.6%) 25 votes This beautiful book describes a day in the life of a Muslim Child. From waking up to going to bed at night it goes over all the basic dua’s that should be recited in our daily lives. It includes dua’s for waking up, […]

  •  Islam for Younger People
    Islam for Younger People
    3.3 (65.33%) 15 votes

    Islam for Younger People

    Islam for Younger People3.3 (65.33%) 15 votes Intended for children aged 6-11, Islam for Younger People outlines the basic beliefs of Islam in a clear fashion. A brief sketch of Prophet Muhammad’s life, details of the five ‘pillars’ of Islam, a selection of stories and the text of four short chapters of the Qur’an serve […]

  •  Once Upon a Time: Parenting through Storytelling
    Once Upon a Time: Parenting through Storytelling
    3.3 (66.15%) 26 votes

    Once Upon a Time: Parenting through Storytelling

    Once Upon a Time: Parenting through Storytelling3.3 (66.15%) 26 votes In this book, Muslim parents will find stories to correct common problem behaviors that will assist them in instilling Islamic concepts in their children. They will also discover how to story tell in a manner that will interest and influence their children in becoming better […]

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