Tun Dr M’s ‘open letter’ to the Myanmar Military leader Senior General Than Shwe

Tun Dr M’s ‘open letter’ to the

Myanmar Military leader Senior General Than Shwe

NOTE: If young Tun Dr M were in Myanmar, I hope he would write a letter like this to the Myanmar Military leader Senior General Than Shwe. Actually I had changed his letter sent to the PM Tunku Abdul Rahman at his time. Dr M was expelled from the ruling party because of this letter. 

Dear Senior General,

“You have become so powerful, both by virtue of your office and by popular acclaim, that Myanmar Tatmadaw has become subservient to you. SPDC is being held together, not because the members share your ideas on politics, but through a system of patronage and disguised coercion based on your miliitary Government rather than party authority. 

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What to do in the Last Ten Days of Ramadan?

by Abdul Malik Mujahid

from:islamawareness.net

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger.

We can provide some useful advice on how one could spend the last ten days of Ramadan, especially as these days are very special in the life of every Muslim. In fact, every day is special for Muslim, as long as he is always mindful of Allah in all what he does; every day Muslim gets increased in piety and draws closer to Almighty Allah. But these days of Ramadan are highly special in the sense of their falling in one of the most blessed months of the year; the month of Ramadan, the month of the Qur’anic revelation. May Allah Almighty help us get closer to Him in this month and may strengthen our faith in Him in a way that Satan will not be able to drive us away from His Path, Ameen.

Laylatul Qadr (the Night of Power) is described in the Qur’an as, {better than a thousand months}. [Surah Al-Qadr: 3] Any action done on this night such as reciting the Qur’an, remembering Allah, etc. is better than acting for one thousand months which do not contain the night of Qadr.
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The Last Ten Days of Ramadan

By  Magda Azzam

from :Islamonline.net

The Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “If any Muslim comes out of Ramadan without gaining forgiveness and goodness, he is a real loser.” (reported by Ibn Hibban and At-Tabarani)

The last ten days of Ramadan are very special days in the life of every Muslim. According to Muslims, they are the most blessed days in the blessed month of Ramadan, the month the Qur’an was revealed. Muslims believe that although the Prophet Muhammad was promised Paradise, he used to exert himself even more in worship during these last ten days, hoping to draw closer to Allah. The Prophet’s wife `A’ishah (may Allah be pleased with her) said, “With the start of the last ten days of Ramadan, the Prophet used to tighten his waist belt (i.e., work hard) and used to pray all the night, and used to keep his family awake for the prayers.” (reported by Al-Bukhari)

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Agree to disagree

Agree to disagree

Agree to disagree

  1. (idiomatic) To tolerate each other’s opinion and stop arguing; to acknowledge that an agreement will not be reached.
    I know we’re never going to agree on the merits of vegetarianism so let’s agree to disagree, shall we?

Agree to disagree or “agreeing to disagree” is a phrase in English referring to the resolution of aconflict (usually a debate or quarrel) whereby all parties tolerate but do not accept the opposing position(s). It generally occurs when all sides recognise that further conflict is unnecessary, ineffective or otherwise undesirable. They may also remain on amicable terms while continuing to disagree.

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Unity in diversity of a chameleon

Unity in diversity of a chameleon

Unity in diversity is a a socioecological philosophy that describes a sense of oneness despite physical or psychological barriers.

Unity in diversity is the official motto of the following: European Union (see Symbols of Europe#Motto), GhanaIndonesia (see Bhinneka Tunggal Ika), Papua New Guinea India and South Africa. It is also the name of an Australian movement responding to the 2005 Cronulla riots in Sydney. [1] Tierra Phillips.

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A benevolent charismatic adorable chameleon named DSAI

A benevolent charismatic adorable chameleon named DSAI

 

His agenda for Islam in Malaysia is one he’s been pursuing in speeches and writings for many years:Malaysia should keep Islam as its state religion, but not become an Islamic state, accepting its pluralism.

 

  • But his jail ordeal strengthened his concern for freedom.
  • “Being six years in prison, solitary confinement, teaches you quite a lot,” he said.
  • “The passion for democracy, for justice, is far more pronounced …
  • Basically these years of sojourn and wilderness did help.

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