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  • Looking for doctrines of the bible, visit christianz.info  By : Robert Thomson
    Religion based on the prophecies and experiences of Jesus Christ, known as Christianity has been described at length in the bible. The followers of Christianity known as Christians adhere to the preaching are in the bible. The followers of the religion adhere to these prophesies or preaching’s as they are signified as the guiding light for the enhancement in ones life. It helps the followers in identifying which religion they want to adopt and follow.
  • L’astrologie est pratiquée par des professionnels  By : Karun Lohan
    Lorsque l’on souhaite savoir son avenir en astrologie, on est tenté de demander cela à des professionnels qui ont de l’expérience et des références dans le métier. Effectivement, l’analyse par l’astrologie est avant tout une science.
  • Ma'adan Chhanta  By : Ibrahim
    "The word ma'ad is derived from the verb ada or awd signifies to return to a place, and thus ma'ad means the ultimate place of one's returning. It is also treated as a synonym of raja'a, which is also used in the Koran (2:28) to indicate return to God:
  • Maisar  By : Ibrahim
    The word maisir is derived from different roots, such as yasara means to become gentle, to draw lots by arrows, or yasar means affluence because gambling bring about profit, or yusr means convenience, because gambling is a means of earning without toil, or yasr means dividing a thing into a number of shares. Zamakhshari (d. 538/1144) in Kashshaf (1:261) cites the word maisir as denoting the Arabic word qimar means gambling, namely "taking some one's property in an easy way without effort and labour."
  • Majalis  By : Ibrahim
    The word majalis is derived from the verb jalasa, meaning to sit down or to hold a session, and majalis therefore means meeting or assembly. (Koran: 68:11-12)

    In pre-Islamic period, the majalis designated an assembly or council of the tribe's notables. In various states of the Middle Ages, an elaborate governmental structure contained a series of majalis, such as majalis al-baladiyya (municipal council), majalis al-wuzura (council of ministers), etc.
  • Majalis-i Dawat-i Baqa  By : Ibrahim
    The chiragh-i rawshan is also solemnized for the longevity, prosperity and blessing of a person who is alive, known as dawat-i baqa. It also corresponds with the Indian tradition of the hayati majalis. It also exhorts that the Imam is an Everlasting Guide and Epiphany (mazhar) of God on earth. The believers must kindle the lamp of Divine Light in their hearts. Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah also said, "The lamp of the Divine Light exists in you and your hands. This is spoken metaphorically. This lamp always exists in you all" (Zanzibar, 13/9/1899).
  • Majalis-i Dawat-i Fana  By : Ibrahim
    It almost resembles the practice of the ruhani majalis prevalent in the Indian tradition. When one dies, his family members and relatives assemble in his house for three days, known as the dawat-i fana. His family does not cook food for three days, but only a lamp is kindled. Major J. Biddulph writes in Tribes of the Hindoo Koosh (Karachi, 1977, p. 123) that, "On the evening of the appointed day, a caliph comes to the house, and food is cooked and offered to him. He eats a mouthful and places a piece of bread in the mouth of the dead man's heir, after which the rest of the family partakes.
  • Malaik  By : Ibrahim
    "The Arabic word for angel is malak (pl. mala'ika), which is derived from alk or alaka, meaning the bearing of messages. Another view traces its root from malk or milk, meaning power. It is also stated that it is derived from uluqatun, means messenger. In Arabic the person whom the message is assigned to convey is also called uluqat. The word malak and mala'ika occur 68 times in the Koran. In Persian, the firishta is used for the angel, which is derived from firishtadan, meaning to send.
  • Mapping the Future by Birth Chart  By : Navneet Singh
    The future is uncertain and unpredictable. What will happen ahead in life often dominates our minds and the need to know it often leads us to the specialists who have authority on the subject?
  • Mark Of The Beast  By : Robert Thomson
    In the Scriptures as well as in Christian circles, the number 666 has special significance as a symbol of evil. Specifically, the 666 symbol is the symbolic representation of the antichrist's kingdom on earth, which has been predicted to occur after the supposed rapture.
  • Masjid  By : Ibrahim
    The word masjid is derived from sajd (prostration), thus it means the place of prostration. The English word mosque derives via French mosquee, the old French mousquaie, the old Italian moschea and moscheta, while moschee in German and mescit in Turkish - all came from the Arabic via Spanish mezquita. In East Africa, the mosque is commonly spoken of in Swahili as msikiti (pl. misikiti). In Indonesia, it is pronounced as mesigit, masigit and maseghit. The Chinese call it Ch'ing-chen ssu.
  • Masjid I Aqsa  By : Ibrahim
    The Kaba stands in the center of a parallelogram whose dimensions are as follows: North-west side 545 feet, south-east side 553 feet, north-east side 360 feet and south-west side 364 feet. This are is known as al-Masjid al-Haram, or the Sacred Mosque, the famous mosque in Mecca. In the Koran this name occurs in revelations of the early Meccan period, as in 17:1. The area of the Sacred Mosque contains, besides the Kaba,
  • Mata Salamat  By : Ibrahim
    The word mata salamat means mother of peace. This is a unique title awarded only to three mothers of different Imams during last thirteen hundred years, such as Sarcar Bibi Marium Khatoon, Lady Aly Shah and Umm Habibeh.

    In 1157/1744, a daughter Bibi Marium Khatoon, was born at his uncle's home, known as Bibi Sarcar Mata Salamat, with whom the marriage of Imam Khalilullah Ali was solemnized in 1218/1803 at Mahallat, and she gave birth of Imam Hasan Ali Shah. In 1245/1829, Imam Hasan Ali Shah awarded her the title of Mata Salamat and sent her in India when she was about 85 years old with Mirza Abul Kassim to remove the internal disputes of the community.
  • Mata Salamat Umm Habibeh  By : Ibrahim
    Mlle Blanche Yvette Labrousse, the widow of Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah was born on February 15, 1906 in Sete, near Marseilles. Her parent moved to Cannes when she was a baby. Her father was a tram-conductor. She always remembered her parent for the moral code instilled in her. She was granted the title of Miss Lyon and became Miss France in 1930 in a nation-wide beauty contest, and in the same year she went to Rio de Janiero to represent her country at an international event. She married to Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah at the age of 39 years on October 9, 1944 in Switzerland. She had converted to Islam before marriage.
  • Mawla  By : Ibrahim
    Some 127 meanings of the word mawla have been given in the lexicons, notably master, lord, or one who deserves superior authority, guardian or patron. The Koran says, "God is Guardian (mawla), and He gives life to the dead" (42:9) and "He is your Master (mawla); how excellent the Master (mawla) and how excellent the Helper!" (22:70). The word mawla occurs in different forms in the Koran, such as mawali (4:33. 19:5), mawalikum (33:5), al-mawla (22:13, 44:41), mawlakum (3:150, 8:40, 22:78, 57:15, 66:2), mawlana (2:286, 9:51), mawlahu (16:76, 66:4) and mawlahum (10:30).
  • Missionary Juma Bhagat Ismail  By : Ibrahim
    Juma Ismail or Juma Jan Muhammad traced his descent from a certain Ramal, who lived in the village of Buara in district Thatta, Sind and died in Jerruk. His son mostly dwelt in Kutchh and returned to Bhambor in Sind.
  • Missionary Karam Hussain  By : Ibrahim
    The Shamsi Ismailis in Punjab, the followers of Pir Shams (d. 1356), mostly practiced the Ismaili faith in solitude in the garb of the Hindus, and became known as the gupti (secretive). These gupti Ismailis mostly resided in 73 different villages in Punjab. Most of them revealed themselves from the Hindu culture, and emerged in public and assumed the Islamic names soon after the orders of Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah in 1910.
  • Missions of California - An early message of Christianity  By : Mark Lopes
    These missions were founded by the Spanish in the late 18th century. Their primary aim was to spread Christianity among the people of America. This was the first attempt made by the Spanish to make America their colony and these missions building set up were 21 in number. Missions were both religious and military in nature.
  • Mizan  By : Ibrahim
    The "balance" of the hereafter, therefore, differs not at all from the "balance" of this life; except that there it takes a more palpable form. The general principle is laid down in the following verses:
  • More about Muslim burial traditions and customs  By : websitesgood
    As guests it is always advisable to know the burial customs and traditions
  • Mother Teresa: Faith, Depression, and the Work of God  By : Zuske Sagara
    Mother Teresa was instrumental in starting charity missions around the world, teaching people about helping the poor, and traveling around the world to help the needy. She gave the world a moral example that joined cultures, classes, and religions. Recently, reports surfaced that Mother Teresa felt the absence of the God in her life and in her work.
  • Moths - Hidden Sins  By : Clara Huset
    Why does it seem like the people called "Christians" don't seem any different then any other people. I thought they were suppose to be different. Perhaps the story about "Moths" will give some insight.
  • Muayyad Fid-Din Ash-Shirazi  By : Ibrahim
    "Al-Muayyad fid-din ash-Shirazi was born in 390/1000 in Shiraz. He was an outstanding da'i, orator, prolific writer, poet and politician. His father, tracing his link from a Daylami Ismaili family was also a da'i with some influence in the Buwahid orbits of Fars. In one of poems he narrates in his Diwan al-Muayyad (poem no. 4) that,
  • Muhammad Bin Kiya Buzrug Ummid  By : Ibrahim
    "Muhammad bin Kiya Buzrug was born in 490/1097 probably in the fortress of Lamasar. He was given training by his father, and proved an able and competent administrator. He was assisted by his one young brother Kiya Ali, who led many expeditions and died in 538/1144.
  • Muhammad Shah Dullah  By : Ibrahim
    In India, Syed Ghulam Ali Shah was collecting the religious dues in Kutchh, and after his death in 1797, the Imam Shah Khalilullah Ali, who ascended on May 23, 1792 had appointed him as a vakil in Gujrat.
  • Muhammad, Holy Prophet PBUH (571-632 A.D.)  By : Ibrahim
    "Ismael, the son of Abraham had a son, Kaidar whose progeny spread over the Arabian province of Hijaz. Adnan, to whom the Prophet traced his descent, was also a scion of Ismael in about the fortieth generations.
  • Muhkam And Mutashabih  By : Ibrahim
    The verses of the Koran are stated to be partly muhkam (decisive) and partly mutabshabih (allegorical). The Koran (11:1) explains the first designation by declaring that it is "a book whose verses are precisely, clearly or unambiguously set forth" (uhkimat). Here the purpose of muhkam is to provide clear guidance.
  • Mujizah  By : Ibrahim
    The word mujizah is derived from ijaz meaning inability, referring to the miracle. The Koran exhorts miracles in a threefold sense: the sacred history, in connection with the Prophet, and in relation to revelation.
  • Mukhi Dr. Ramzan Ismail Datoo  By : Ibrahim
    Period: (d. 1939)

    Mukhi Ramzan Ismail (d. 1910) was a prominent leader. Imam Aga Ali Shah appointed him the Mukhi with Kamadia Hashim for the Kharadhar Jamatkhana, Karachi in 1882. Mukhi Ramzan was also an elected member of Karachi Municipality in 1854. He served the ailing persons in the community with his means and materials during the outbreak of plague in 1897. Mukhi Ramzan Ismail had eight sons, and the best known among them were Mukhi Rehmatullah, Mukhi Teja, Sabzali, Mukhi Nazar Ali or Mukhi Nanda, Ghulam Hussain or Gulu and Dr. Datoo.
  • Munafiqun  By : Ibrahim
    Hypocrite is the word generally used to translate the Koranic term munafiqun, the active participle of the third form of the root n-f-q. Its verbal noun, nifaq is usually translated as hypocrisy.

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