Category Archive: Volume 2: Issue 4

Student Essay Submission: Following the Righteous

Turban Shareef of Shaykh Abdul Qadr al-Jilani Allah (Subhanah wa taala) has made every human being unique in its own way and has exalted the status of some who have followed the right… Continue reading

Student Essay Submission: Patience (Sabr)

In Islam, one of the most important characteristics is patience or sabr. Sabr stems from the Arabic root meaning to stop, refrain, or detain. Patience based on numerous studies from Islamic scholars can… Continue reading

Love and the Sacrifice of Love

During another battle, Hadrat Ali once saw an enemy approaching him. He was a handsome young man with sword in hand, ready to fight Hadrat Ali. Hadrat Ali felt sympathy seeing a young… Continue reading

Ikhlaas: Sincerity of Heart

Hadrat Ali was the last of the rightly guided Caliphs. He was also known as a symbol of loyalty, knowledge, and generosity, gaining him the title of, the Lion of Allah. In addition… Continue reading

The Sun and the Moon: The Parents of Shaykh Abdul Qadr al-Jilani

Shaykh Abdul Qadr al-Jilani was a direct descendent of Rasulullah (ﷺ) (Syed) born from two righteous parents: Hadrat Syed Musa Abu Salih Jangi Dost and Hadrat Syedah Fatima Ummul Khair. Hadrat Syed Musa… Continue reading

Arts and Crafts

Arts and Crafts projects done by various students and submitted to The Monthly Noor for publication:

Personal Development: Rules of being a Gentleman

What does it mean to be a Gentleman? A gentleman is one who works to help others yet he does not seek any benefit or gratification in return.  He selflessly helps and lives… Continue reading

Sahabah of the Month: Abu Dhar Ghifari

Abu Dharr al-Ghifari (رضي الله عنه ) was one of the first companions to revert to Islam, the fifth after Rasulullah (ﷺ) started to receive revelations. Abu Dharr al-Ghifari (رضي الله عنه )… Continue reading

Student Essay Submission- Why We Should Love Muhammad ﷺ more than Anything in the World

We, as Muslims, should love and respect Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) more than anything else in the world for many reasons. We should love him since it changes us and gives us more faith.… Continue reading

Editor’s Note: The Permission of Allah

The Earth remains in its course everyday, the moon revolving around the Earth, and the sun rising in the East. Snow falls, delicately covering the green grass, pure whiteness in all directions. Our… Continue reading