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The Irrevocable Prohibition of Riba

The Irrevocable Prohibition of Riba

“O you who have believed, fear Allah and give up what remains [due to you] of interest, if you should be believers. And if you do not, then be informed of a war [against you] from Allah and His Messenger. But if you repent, you may have your principal – [thus] you do...
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...