August 2009

Editorial
Reflecting on the ‘Muslim World’ Barack Obama addressed in his speech in Cairo. (Sarah Waseem – UK)
Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi Our Teaching
An extract from an important book of the Promised Messiah(as), in which he sets out his teachings. (Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - The Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as))
Muslim Fasting
An outline of the philosophy of fasting in Islam. (Hazrat Maulawi Sher Ali)
The Blessed Month
An introduction to the activities Muslims engage in during Ramadan. (Muzaffar-Ud-Din Chaudhry)
Hadhrat ‘A’ishah Siddiqah(ra) – The Circumstances of Her Marriage to the Holy Prophet Muhammad(saw)
This article analyses conflicting reports surrounding Hadhrat ‘A’ishah’s age at the time of her marriage to the Holy Prophet(saw). (Hamdah Sanori Farooqi – UK)
The Establishment of Lajna Ima’illah and the Sacrifices of Early Ahmadi Muslim Women
A detailed account of how the formation of a separate organisation solely for women in the Ahmadiyya Muslim community came about. (Shmaila Nagi – UK)