Liberity and Islam

“Show us the straight way”  verse from Al Fatiha (1st Surah of Qur’an) and Muslim Prayer. We(Muslims) are instructed by Allah in the Quran to say the Al Fatiha at least 5 times a day in our 5 obligatory daily prayers. We believe the “As-Ṣirāṭ al-mustaqīm”(straight way) is the path of freedom that leads to Paradise as our final goal in the hereafter. And more importantly than the use of the English word “freedom”, the Path of Liberty.  Why is it important to distinguish Liberty from Freedom?  I want to distinguish the idea of freedom given in Islamic teaching as...

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As Salaam Alaikum- The Meaning Of

“As-Salaam Alaikum. A greeting that is taught by Allah(G-d) in the Holy Qur’an(Pure Word of G-d)That is Peace be on you or upon you.” What does being at peace and the importance of extending peace to your environment as a Muslim, a believer, to create an atmosphere that values the dignity of all, mean for mankind?  This greeting describes a sacred obligation, and as Muslims we are required to respond to it with the likeness of it or better. We do not have any Islamic authority to alter this greeting. "How are you?" is not the Islamic greeting. Our greeting...

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The Sweet Bloom Garden Collection

I’m so excited for the launch of the New Sweet Bloom Garden Collection coming this April 2018.

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