The true spirit of Islam


Originally published in Observer Reporter 07/15/2017 Muslims all around the world celebrated Eid last month. The festival of Eid marks the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting, and is celebrated with the sighting of the moon crescent. Eid is an opportunity to celebrate and reflect upon all the spiritual progress made by Muslims in the last month. Apart from abstaining from food and water, Muslims...

Blessings of Ramadan


The blessed month of Ramadan concludes with the celebration of Eid al-Fitr. Muslims around the world have continuously prayed, given to charity and tried to attain nearness to their creator during this month. As members of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, we have organized special food drives during Ramadan to help the needy. Also, during Ramadan those who fast are to abstain from using harsh...

On being Muslim-spread happiness


My friend’s daughter spent her 7th birthday in a unique way. Unlike other kids her age who want to decorate their house with balloons, order a giant birthday cake, invite all their friends and expect a lot of presents, she decided to do it differently. There was no party planned at her house that day. Instead she took seven brand new toys (because she turned 7) and gave them to the patients at...