Medina

January 16, 2015

The horrendous crime perpetrated in Paris which led to the death of several journalists and artists has, in general, aroused emotional outbursts, shock, disgust and even anger. It is quite understandable. However we should not allow moral dualism or manichaeism to blind us to the complex nature of any event.

The horrendous crime perpetrated in Paris which led to the death of several journalists and artists has, in general, aroused emotional outbursts, shock, disgust and even anger. It is quite understandable. However we should not allow moral dualism or manichaeism to blind us to the complex nature of any event.

Worse, O worse, is the tendency
to exaggerate, oversimplify and amalgamate

April 27, 2012

Every year the Muslim community of Mauritius commemorates with fanfare and dignity the Yaum un-Nabi (Prophet's Day), which is the celebration of both the birth and death anniversaries of Muhammad (pbuh) – the Prophet of Islam, the last of the revealed religions. The Prophet Muhammad's (pbuh) birth and death occurred on the same date.

Every year the Muslim community of Mauritius commemorates with fanfare and dignity the Yaum un-Nabi (Prophet's Day), which is the celebration of both the birth and death anniversaries of Muhammad (pbuh) – the Prophet of Islam, the last of the revealed religions. The Prophet Muhammad's (pbuh) birth and death occurred on the same date.