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The Economic System of Islam (part 2 of 2): Its Ideology

The Economic System of Islam (part 2 of 2): Its Ideology

The Ideological Basis of Economic Activity The ideological basis in Islam may be summarized into six basic principles: The cornerstone is that everything has to start from the belief in God as the Creator, Lord, and Sovereign of the universe.  This implies willingness...
What is Sikhism? (part 1 of 2): Ten Gurus and a Book

What is Sikhism? (part 1 of 2): Ten Gurus and a Book

Sikhism originated from the word Sikh, which in turn comes from the Sanskrit root śiṣya meaning disciple or learner.  It is the world’s fifth largest religion, with approximately 27 million adherents.  The majority of Sikhs live in the Punjab region of India and...
The Pleasures of Paradise (part 2 of 2)

The Pleasures of Paradise (part 2 of 2)

The Eternalness of the Hereafter The Pleasures of this world are transient whilst the joys of the hereafter are lasting and eternal.  In this life when a person enjoys something, it is only a short while before they get bored with it and proceed to search for...
The Pleasures of Paradise (part 1 of 2)

The Pleasures of Paradise (part 1 of 2)

The reality of Paradise is something which people will never be able to understand until they actually enter it, but God has shown us glimpses of it in the Quran.  He has described it as a place essentially different to the life of this world, both in the very nature...