The Muslim MindSeptember 2, 2018by Abdessalam Yassine -God have mercy on him--The instrumental mind obtains its knowledge of the cosmos by means of the senses and the natural instincts, and then by means of the logic that it develops from the investigation of invariables and inter-related consequences. The perfect mind obtains from Revelation knowledge of the Unseen, and from the common faculties knowledge of the visible realm. The mind that believes in God and Revelation suffers a loss of sight when it closes the eye of the common faculties, becomes incapable Continue Reading
Winning the Modern World for IslamSeptember 2, 2018by Martin Jenni-The present translation now extends this profoundly powerful message to readers of English. The French title has a degree of shock value—as the singular inversion of the secularist phrase moderniser l’islam (“modernizing Islam”)—that cannot be reproduced in English. “Islamicizing” is no more at home in English than “Christianizing” or “Hinduizing,” and “modernity” is similarly fuzzy. Translating a serious and important argument is not an appropriate occasion for coining novel and ambiguous phrases. The operative sense of islamiser is “to convert Continue Reading
The Feast of the Sacrifice for Muslims, meaning and significanceAugust 21, 2018by Abdelhak Bzioui-1- How many holidays are there in the Muslim religion? The Muslim calendar includes two major holidays: the Eid Al-Fitr holiday "the feast of the break of the fast" which marks the end of the month of Ramadan and the feast of Eid Al-Adha, "the feast of the Sacrifice" which marks the end of the period of pilgrimage to Mecca, one of the five pillars of Islam. 2 - What is the meaning of the feast of the Sacrifice for Continue Reading
Imam Yassine: the Incandescent Path (2)March 26, 2018by Yassine Hicham-Imam Yassine’s thought is, therefore, a fabric unique in conception because it projects Islam in its true colors and caters for all the Muslim sects by obliterating the unhealthy intrusions of bias and prejudice. The execution of the thought also harmonizes with its conception. The thought, through an enviable synthesis of justice and spirituality, is therefore easily transformed into a three-dimensional exposition of the basic rungs of Islam: islam, iman, and ihsan. And the prerequisite fundamentality of Imam Yassine’s thought Continue Reading
The True Believer treats himself as an object for improvement and correction, so as to avoid meeting God with a faulty, deformed spiritual character. He forbids his soul to follow passion and commands it to practice true devotion.