Eid Al-Adha

Eid al-Adha is known by many names worldwide. It is called Eid al-Kabīr (or the greater Eid), or Eid al-Baqarah (Eid of cows) by many in the Arabic speaking world. It is referred to as the Festival of the Sacrifice in English, Opferfest in German, and Kurban Bayramı in Turkish.

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Quran Excerpts: The Ocean

“And He committed the sea to serve you; you eat from it tender meat and extract jewelry which you wear. And you see the ships roaming it for your commercial benefits, as you seek His bounties, that you may be appreciative.” [ 16:14]

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Featured Prophet: Ibrahim

He is considered the Father of Monotheism because he is the earliest prophet, aside from Adam (as), which Muslims, Christians, and Jews agree upon. The lineage of most of the prophets and their people can be traced through Ibrahim’s (as) 2 sons, Ishaaq (as) or Isaac and Ismael (as) or Ishmael. Ishaaq (as) was the father of Yaqoob (as), also known as Jacob or Israel. Yaqoob (as) had 12 sons, which are known as Bani Israel, or the 12 tribes of Israel.

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Dear Iqama Magazine

In the months since I have converted to Islam I have met many Muslims and learned so much about my new faith.  I firmly believe this religion is perfect, although not all of its followers are. I think that is one of the things that makes it difficult for a new Muslim to learn about Islam.  Sometimes I feel overwhelmed with learning “how to be a good Muslim”. I see different Muslims who practice the religion in different ways, and I think I need to do everything in order to be “the perfect Muslim”.  However, there is no such thing and I need to be reminded of that from time to time.

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Who is Nairoun?

Iqama Magazine Creative Writing Submission by: Robiyn

This is a short story that is divided into several segments that will be shared in the upcoming editions of Iqama Magazine. Keep reading Iqama Magazine to see what Nairoun Abdul Aziz is up to next!

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