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Rumi: “Behind The Beauty Of The Moon Is The MoonMaker”

Rumi: “Behind The Beauty Of The Moon Is The MoonMaker”

Rumi’s eloquent relationship with the natural environment is his signature — his elegantly simple expressions reflect appreciation for both Creation and Creator. And there are so many lessons about both to be learned from this beloved Islamic Scholar, Sufi Master, and brilliantly shining star of timeless poetry: “Is the sweetness of the cane sweeter Than […]

For Muslims Water Is More Than a Life Necessity

For Muslims Water Is More Than a Life Necessity

  We live in an increasingly thirsty world. Droughts are prevalent, water is contaminated, and populations are increasing. But Islam — a religion originating in a desert country where water sources have always been scarce — manages not only to promotes water rights, but to quench the thirst of Muslims in dry regions like Saudi Arabia. What Does the […]

The Donkey: Egypt’s Green Machine

The Donkey: Egypt’s Green Machine

Possibly the “greenest” animal on Earth, the humble donkey has enjoyed a very long residence in Egypt, where it is believed that donkeys were first domesticated around 3,000 BCE. A five thousand year history of supporting humans in their daily endeavors is strong testimony to their sustainability, as well as the sustainability practices of Egyptians. […]

Muslims Worldwide Hail Earth Day With Green Khutbah

Muslims Worldwide Hail Earth Day With Green Khutbah

Challenging all Muslims around the Earth to commit to protect the environment, Islamic religious leaders worldwide are planning to deliver a Green “Khutbah,” or sermon, at the traditional Friday prayer service on April 24 to mark Earth Day. Founded in Canada in 2012, the Green Khutbah Campaign takes place to commemorate Earth Day, which is […]

Islam’s Water Rights Still Seen in Egypt Today

Islam’s Water Rights Still Seen in Egypt Today

The body of laws and rules given by Allah to Muslims in the Holy Quran is called the Shariah. This word, Shariah, predates the arrival of Islam in Arabia, and was a set of regulations regarding water use. For example, the set of rules defining the permits to drinking water was called the “shurat al […]

#FeedTheirLegacy North Carolina Food Drive Goes Viral

#FeedTheirLegacy North Carolina Food Drive Goes Viral

Contributing to the relief of needy people’s hunger is a truly compassionate act of unconditional social tolerance, especially in response to heartless, brutal violence. But responding to violence with peace, over 230 charity food drives have collected more than 61,000 cans for food pantries nationwide in a viral response to the brutal killing of three […]

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