Maulid Daiba’i

I had lamented previously that I can’t seem to find any translations of Maulid Diba’i on the web. I do have a translation that was published as part of the wonderful CD performed by the Royal Malaysian Haqqani Ensemble. I used to link to the CD using this scan of the cover art. Unfortunately stocks… More Maulid Daiba’i

Rabi’ al-Awwal

We are now in the first week of the blessed month of Rabi’ al-Awwal, the month that Allah Almighty sent the Beloved, Our Master Muhammad , the Best of Creation, the Seal of the Prophets. His birth, or Mawlid, is celebrated on the 12th of Rabi’ al-Awwal, and is an official holiday in every muslim… More Rabi’ al-Awwal

Najd

I’m vibing again off of Ideofact’s last post, where he mentions the particular Arabian region of Najd, the homeland of Ibn Abdul Wahhab. It reminded me of an article I read a while back at Masud Ahmed Khan’s excellent website. Written by Karim Fenari, it describes the narrations of the Holy Prophet regarding that region:… More Najd

Different Ethnic Enclave, Same Creeping Wahhabism

Cinderella Bloggerfeller has just translated from the French [a scholar lives!] a newspaper article about the muslim Chams of Cambodia. What a fascinating group of people; I never knew they existed. The bad news is wahhabis are already there, apparently, up to their same tricks. Read all about it here. Cindy hit two interests of… More Different Ethnic Enclave, Same Creeping Wahhabism

Zack’s Blog

Zack of Procrastination backs up my assertion about wahhabism and discontented youth and adds some of his own thoughts. He calls them “born-agains”, which made me chuckle. I spent my junior year in high school carpooling with a born-again kid big on christian rock. OK, I’m not mocking the faith. Or the sincerity. I’m mocking… More Zack’s Blog