Articles

Islamic Calligraphy: The Art of Devotion Pictorial
A three-part special feature exploring a unique exhibition in the midst of a tented village in Hampshire, UK.
Inculcating Righteousness
(Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
Imagining the Divine – Art & the Rise of World Religions
The Ashmolean Museum at Oxford University debuts a new exhibit focusing on iconography across world religions – join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the exhibit. (Rizwan Safir - UK)
Never Tire of Supplication
(Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
A Glimpse into the Life of the Holy Prophet Muhammad(sa)
(Hazrat Mirza Bashir-ud-Din Mahmood Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih II(ra))
Christmas and Jesus(as): What’s the Connection?
It’s Christmas time, and the streets are filled with glittering gold decorations, sparkly lights, and beautifully decorated Christmas trees. But what is the real connection between the festive celebrations of Christmas and the birth of Jesus(as)? (Navida Sayed - UK)
Fatima Al-Fihri: Pioneering Education for Muslim Women
Visiting one of the oldest universities in the world, one educator ponders the legacy of Fatima Al-Fihri, and Islam’s emphasis on education. (Chicago - USA, Samantha Issam)
Exclusive Interview: The Man Behind the Al-Qalam Project
Founder Razwan Baig gives us an insight into the inspiration behind this truly historic project in which people from around the world unite, irrespective of caste, creed or religion, to write a verse of the Holy Qu’ran.
The Al-Qalam Project
Islamic calligraphy is on of the most venerated forms of calligraphy and is considered to be the pinnacle of Islamic art. The Al-Qalam Project reignites this ancient art form in today’s generation. (Shahzad Ahmad - UK)
What True Islam Is Really All About: Women Speak Out
Freelance journalist Sarah Linney had the opportunity to visit the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community’s Annual Convention in Alton, Hampshire. After spending a whole day with over 35,000 Muslims, she reflects on her experiences and what the true teachings of Islam are really about. (Sarah Linney - UK)
What Does the Minaret Symbolise
(Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
Effort vs Natural Aptitude
Salvation: achieved through one’s own effort or natural ability, or both? (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
The Meaning of the Muslim Pledge
Muslims pledge that there is no God but Allah and that Muhammad(sa) is His messenger. But reciting the pledge is not enough: Muslims must put it into practise. (Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih V(aba))
The Truth about Jihad with the Sword
(Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))