Islam

Islamic prayer ritual reduces back pain, increases joint elasticity

The repetitive physical movements of Muslim prayer rituals can reduce chances of lower back pain if performed properly, according to new research. The study found that not only does quiet prayer eliminate physical anxiety, but that proper knee and back angles can be an effective clinical treatment. Roughly 1.6 billion …

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An abridged biography of MALCOLM X

Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska. His mother, Louise Norton Little, was a homemaker occupied with the family’s eight children. His father, Earl Little, was an outspoken Baptist minister and avid supporter of Black Nationalist leader Marcus Garvey. Earl’s civil rights activism prompted …

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Quran exegesis in German to be published

The al-Kafil Publications, affiliated to the Astan (custodianship) of the holy shrine of Hazrat Abbas in Karbala, Iraq, will publish the Quran exegesis, written by Seyed Mohammad Hussein Fatemi. The Quran interpretation also includes the Arabic text of the Quran. Preparations for publishing the work using the most advanced printing …

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England: 7-Year-old girl memorizes holy Quran completely

Maariya from Luton, England has completed memorizing the entire Qur’an. She started aged 5 when she memorized Surah Yasin in a charity challenge in order to raise money for Syria. Shortly after, she completed memorizing the last Juzz of the Qur’an at a local school.

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Mosque members help homeless in Orange County, California

“What a great way to spend the first day of the year,” the Golden West College student said. At least two dozen of the male members of her youth group were sweating it out on the basketball courts on a sunny, crisp morning, holding their first charity basketball tournament to …

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Why always attack on Shi’ite Muslims?

    It is obviously known to the whole world that, Shiites are the most peaceful people. In history, Shia Muslims have no record of terrorism and none of them was ever caught guilty of terrorism. In facts, it is even prohibited to kill a soul intentionally without Islamic permit …

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Open mosque day planned in Oklahoma

The open houses will be 1-4 p.m. in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Lawton, Edmond and Stillwater.   The events will offer tours of the mosque, refreshments and opportunities to ask questions and look in on Islamic prayer. Questions that Muslims will be prepared to answer include where do Muslims work and …

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5 Christian tourists convert to Islam

Seyfollah Sohrabi told Mehr News that five tourists, three of them from Texas, US, and two others from the Netherlands, visited holy shrine of Imamzadeh Abdullah in Gorgan on Tuesday evening that marked Tasu’a, the night before anniversary of martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam.

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