Author: Rahim

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Pumping Zakat Money into GoB Development Fund

There are similarities between the objectives of government development budget and the Zakat system of Islam. The primary goal of the Zakat system is poverty reduction. It declares a 2.5% share of the poor...

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The Hajj Tragedy and Saudi Responsibilities

I performed the hajj in 2002, and this year my elder brother and two relatives from Bangladesh are doing the same. I became very concerned about the pilgrims and my brother and relatives when...

Why Hizab is Criticized in the West 0

Why Hizab is Criticized in the West

By: Saidul Islam Hijab is the traditional form of women-dress in the Muslim culture that denotes decency, modesty, simplicity, and moderate life-style, as opposed to extravagance and luxury. However, in the West and as...

Reason and Revealation 0

Reason and Revealation

By: Saidul Islam Respected member Mr. Syed M. Islam asked: “It seems only reasonable to point out that member Saidul Islam does not know, first of all, whether his image of Allah is the correct...

The Third Force 0

The Third Force

By: Afroza Begum Dear Friends, In the present context, a new force is aspiring to emerge in Bangladesh politics, outside the “Four Party Alliance” (Who are in the Government now) and the “Awami League”...

A Few concerns on  Polygamy Revisited 0

A Few concerns on Polygamy Revisited

By: Fahmida Rahman Perhaps the most questionable word in today’s Muslim world is polygamy.  Recently a number of articles are written to describe the dark sides of polygamy and thus to ban polygamy in Bangladesh. Since Islam allows...

Empowerment of the Human Soul 0

Empowerment of the Human Soul

By: Samina Hasanat The empowerment of the women lies in the empowerment of the moral conducts of men and women living in a male dominating patriarchal society where both men and women need to...

Knowledge 0

Knowledge

by Ruby Zigrino 1. What is knowledge ? 2. How knowledge can lead to wisdom and righteousness ? 3. Why wisdom and righteousness are synonymous in Religion? 4. How important a duty is it...

Maulana Maududi and King Faisal Award 0

Maulana Maududi and King Faisal Award

By: Dr. Omar Farooq Assalamu alaikum. While highlighting one of the popular books of Maulana Maududi, Towards Understanding Islam, Br. Abdullah AM colorfully wrote: “For the FIRST “King Faisal International Award” for “Services to Islam”...