November 2003

Editorial
The spiritual benefits of fasting are inherent in many religions. (Fazal Ahmad - UK)
Special Feature
An historical address made to distinguished guests, VIP”s and members of the Ahmadiyya Community at the Inauguration of one of Europe’s largest mosques. (Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih V(aba))
Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi The Path to Righteousness
Acts of goodness carried out with sincerity and true obedience to God purifies the soul and protects one from not only the afterlife but enables one to enjoy the spiritual paradise in this world. (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
Ramadan and the Essence of its Blessings
The holiest of all the months in the year is reviewed with a simple guide to rules of fasting rules and principles and the spiritual benefits that can be achieved. (Maulana Sheikh Mubarak Ahmad)
The I’tikaf Experience
One person’s account of his deep spiritual encounter and experiences during the last ten days of the fasting month. (Tommy Kallon – UK)
Epilogue
The concluding chapter of the highly acclaimed book, Revelation, Rationality, Knowledge and Truth which has been serialised regularly in this publication. (Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad - Khalifatul Masih IV)
Women in the Holy Qur’an
A clear and concise look at Islamic issues considered by many as oppressive but which in fact provide women with much rights and status than any modern day legislation. (Tehmeena Luqman - USA)
STRESS: A Spiritual Perspective and its Management
How a firm conviction in one’s faith, spiritual belief and trust in God is an important factor in controlling stress. (Dr Ihsan-ul-Haque – Pakistan)