Birthdays are not an event that is celebrated in Islam. However it is a significant mark in ones life where every Muslim has to reflect on the year that has passed and the year to come. Send a birthday card to highlight this event that occurs every year and put the significance where it truly lies
One needs only to look at today's media in general to witness the outrageously offensive things being broadcast. From television, magazines, newspapers, radio stations to billboards - the kind of disgusting material exposed to our young is horrific. Violence, drugs, sex - the media have no shame in making it public. This highlights the importance of the Muslim community to set up their own media platform. Shaykh Khalid Yasin gives details of the upcoming establishment of television and radio stations owned by Muslims in the near future Inshallah.