Sparrow on the Prophet's Tomb

Arts & Culture / Poetry / Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore

read more 10.12.2010, Friday

Light of the Shadowless One

Arts & Culture / Poetry / Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore

read more 02.12.2010, Thursday

The Understanding of Art and the Prohibition of Images in Islam in Light of Sacred Scripture

Arts & Culture / Arts / Aziz Doğanay, PhD

In order to correctly perceive and interpret the Islamic view of art, the definition of “art” must first be agreed upon. However, this is beyond the scope of this article. It is necessary to point out that art does not solely consist of creating pictures...

read more 25.11.2010, Thursday

Yet Another Anti-Muslim Film: Obsession

Just when the presidential elections were heating up in America this DVD film was distributed to millions of American families. 28 million copies of the film have been used as election material, being distributed in approximately 70 newspapers in what are knownas "swing-states", i.e. those states in which no candidate has overwhelming support.

read more 18.11.2010, Thursday

The Mawlid

These are poems about the birth of Prophet Muhammad, the various stages in his life, his miracles and his death.


read more 18.08.2010, Wednesday


This was composed to be recited between the sections of a mawlid (poem celebrating the birth of the Prophet) and mi'rajiyya (poem recounting the Prophet Muhammad's miraculous ascension to heaven).

read more 18.08.2010, Wednesday

Naat (poem)

Naat is the name of a work written to praise the Prophet, to ask for his intercession, and remember and describe his beautiful attributes; it is sung musical form.

read more 18.08.2010, Wednesday

Qasida (Eulogy)

Qasida is a poem, sung by one person, which conveys praise for the Prophet, describes great people of religion or the praise due to them, or mentions Sufi topics and is produced within a modal framework. 

read more 18.08.2010, Wednesday

Nothing So Small as Neutrino or Gravitino

Arts & Culture / Poetry / Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore

Nothing so small as neutrino or gravitino, less than a tiny click in a space less than the size of a mote         or even the shadow of a mote

read more 28.06.2010, Monday

Hadith in the pages of the Mathnawi

Arts & Culture / Sufism /

Mawlana's Mathnawi shares the internal journey of man and his spiritual evolution through verses from the Holy Qur'an and hadith through various talmih (referencing) involving stories and tales.

read more 19.03.2010, Friday