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Bosnian song – Sultan Suleiman became ill

Bosnian song – Sultan Suleiman became ill

Sultan Suleiman became ill, aman aman Padishah.. On the seventh day of Šehri Ramadan, aman aman Ramadan.. His son Ibrahim asked him, aman aman Ibrahim O, my father, Suleiman Sultan, aman aman Suleiman Are you sad, father, about dying, aman aman, about dying? Are you sad about leaving the Empire and Istanbul, aman aman, Istanbul? Sultan Suleiman replied to him,[Read More…]

March 15, 2018 0 comments History & Culture
The Influence of Abu Hamid al-Ghazali on René Descartes

The Influence of Abu Hamid al-Ghazali on René Descartes

René Descartes (c.1596–1650), was a French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist, and the “father of modern philosophy”. As this title shows, René Descartes is considered one of the greatest and most influential philosophers of all time, due to his contributions to modern Western philosophy and his break from the traditional Scholastic-Aristotelian philosophy widespread in his day. But were Descartes’ ideas original?[Read More…]

March 10, 2018 0 comments History & Culture
The Void in Islamic Art: Titus Burckhardt

The Void in Islamic Art: Titus Burckhardt

Strictly speaking, the forbidding of images in Islam refers only to images of the Divinity; it is thus situated in the perspective of the Decalogue, or more exactly of Abrahamic monotheism, which Islam renews: in its last as in its first manifestation, this monotheism is directly opposed to idolatrous polytheism;[1] the plastic image of the Divinity—according to a “dialectic” both[Read More…]

March 10, 2018 0 comments History & Culture
The Albanians: one of indigenous European Muslims

The Albanians: one of indigenous European Muslims

Who on Earth are the Albanians: the enigmatic, mostly Islamic peoples of the Balkans? Today we’re going to delve into some of the history of Albania and the Albanians in depth, including their origin, the country itself, the Greater Albania region and a global diaspora that easily rivals that of the Armenians, Greeks and others in terms of size and[Read More…]

March 3, 2018 5 comments History & Culture
Turks: Anatolian and Rumelian

Turks: Anatolian and Rumelian

Last week we have published an article about Pomaks – a Slavic Muslim group of Bulgaria, some Balkan countries and Thrace.   The topic connected with it is Turks of these same lands, which historically were named as Rumelia.   Speaking about the Turks, we need to remember, that modern Turkey and Ottoman empire are not the same. While the[Read More…]

February 27, 2018 0 comments History & Culture
Pomaks: Slavic people of Muslim faith in Bulgaria

Pomaks: Slavic people of Muslim faith in Bulgaria

Slavic Muslim representation in the Balkans is not confined to Bosnians, so loudly had become in the early 90’s. last century. For several centuries the territory of Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey inhabits the other Slavic peoples of Muslim faith, calling themselves ahryane and outside the society known as Pomaks. Modern Pomaks live mostly in southern and south-eastern Bulgaria – mainly[Read More…]

February 17, 2018 0 comments History & Culture
Assalamu Alayka Ya Rasool Allah ﷺ (Albanian, English)

Assalamu Alayka Ya Rasool Allah ﷺ (Albanian, English)

English text: Peace be upon you, O… O Messenger of Allah Peace be upon you, my beloved, O Prophet of Allah. Peace be upon you, O… O Messenger of Allah. Peace be upon you, my beloved, O Prophet of Allah, O Messenger of Allah. Tears washed my face, As my lips uttered your name. When I saw your light for[Read More…]

February 17, 2018 0 comments History & Culture
French Islamic song: Lâ janna wa lâ nâr, siwa Allâh (L’Ensemble Rabi’a)

French Islamic song: Lâ janna wa lâ nâr, siwa Allâh (L’Ensemble Rabi’a)

Lâ janna wa lâ nâr, siwa Allâh: Ni paradis, ni enfer, seulement Dieu interprété par l’ensemble Rabi’a L’Ensemble Rabi’a – la voie Qadiriya Boudchichiya. Chants soufis Des chants du coeur pour le coeur ❤

February 9, 2018 0 comments History & Culture
Latino Muslim community in the US

Latino Muslim community in the US

On January 30, 2016, Muslims and non-Muslims alike gathered in Houston, Texas, for the most highly anticipated event of the season: the grand opening of IslamInSpanish’s Centro Islamico, a new nexus to bring Islam to Latinos. Bright, sunny, nearly cloudless skies graced the sizable throng, most seated under a protective canopy while the rest stood bathed in the warmth of a[Read More…]

February 3, 2018 0 comments History & Culture
Southern Salawat from the American Mawlid Project

Southern Salawat from the American Mawlid Project

Southern Salawat from the American Mawlid Project, By Shane Atkinson

February 1, 2018 0 comments History & Culture