Resources on Islam

Bookstores

Dar al-Kitab al Arabi (US).
Islamic Texts Society.
The Online Islamic Bookstore. Mirror.
PAK Books is a non-profit online bookshop devoted to the dissemination of quality information about Islam. It is staffed entirely by Muslim volunteers. Pak is derived from the Sanskrit word for pure and the goal of Pak Books is to provide pure information about Islam. It is maintained by Charles Ali Campbell.

Community Resources

The Blacksburg Virginia Islamic School.
International Institute of Islamic Thought. Information about the publications and services of this Herndon, Virginia based research center are provided.
The Islamic Center of Blacksburg Virginia.
The Islamic Community of Bryan/College Station Texas.
Islamic Center of Greater Cincinati.
Islamic Educators and Muslim Homeschoolers Resource Page. Includes resources for teaching about Islam in a non-Muslim setting.
School of Islamic and Social Sciences. This Herndon, Virginia based school provides the first Muslim graduate program in the US in Islamic studies. Master of Islamic Studies and Master of Imamate degrees are available. Contact Iqbal Unus, Dean of Students, for more information.

Discussion Forums

Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Network. CAIR-NET is a read-only mailing list for sponsored by CAIR, and Islamic advocacy group. CAIR bulletins dealing with stereotyping of Muslims, anti-discrimination campaigns, and lobbying efforts are regularly distributed. The body of the message should be subscribe CAIR-NET firstname lastname.
Islamic Education Network. AMDA was established as an outlet for Islamic Education, based onl Qur'an and Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad. The network is also for the presentation of all Islamic ideas from any qualified scholar not just one Imam or Alim. It is intended for those who use the Qur'an and Sunnah in daily life and for those who seek greater understanding of Islam and its principles. The body of the message should be subscribe AMDA firstname lastname.
Islamic Information and Issues Discussion Group. The body of the message should be subscribe ISLAMIAT firstname lastname.
Islamic Economics Discussion List. ISLMECON is a list that discusses all aspects of economics from an Islamic perspective. It is based at the Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The body of the message should be subscribe ... firstname lastname. The body of the message should be subscribe ISLMECON firstname lastname.
History of Islam. ISLAM-L is a moderated list focused on the scholarly discussion and debate from various historical perspectives on issues concerning Islam and the Arab world. The list is owned and moderated by Joseph W. Roberts. The alternate moderator is Jim Cocks. The body of the message should be subscribe ISLAM-L firstname lastname.
Islam and Science List. ISL-SCI is a new list dealing with issues on Islam and science including history, sociology, anthropology, economics, politics, natureal sciences, and exegisis. The body of the message should be subscribe ISL-SCI firstname lastname.
Muslim Bay Net. MUSLIM BAYNET is a list for Muslims in the San Fransisco area to share information and ideas on activities, events and local issues. It is maintained by Munes Tomeh. The body of the message should be subscribe MUSLIM BAYNET firstname lastname.
Network for Early Islamic Studies is an occasional newsletter from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam for researchers studying early Islam (500-900 AD). The newsletter includes mailing lists, bibliographies, and research reports. Request the newsletter by its full name because this is not part of an automated email system of subscriptions.
The Organization of Islamic Conference Islamic Development Bank Network. OICISNET is a project of the Organization of Islamic Conference and the Islamic Development Bank devoted to discussion information systems and networkds for trade, industry, agriculture and technology. For more information contact Mohammed Benyoucef, Officer in Charge, OICIS-NET, Islamic Development Bank, 9201 Jeddah Saudi Arabia 21413. The body of the message should be subscribe OICISNET firstname lastname.
Political Islam List. POLITICAL-ISLAM is a mailing list for the scholarly discussion of all aspects of political Islam. For more infomation on the list see the list guidelines. The list is owned by Joseph W. Roberts at the University of Utah. The body of the message should include a biography and statement about why you wish to join the list. The subject of your subscription request should be subscribe.

General

The Al-Quds Page of Islamic and Palestinian Information by Abed Khooli.
Al-Sirat al-Mustaqeem, Intellectual Islamic Magazine published in Arabic.
Article on Islamic Banking practices by Mohamed Ariff of the University of Malaya published in the Asian-Pacific Economic Literature Volume 2, Number 2 (September 1988).
Authentic Islamic Knowledge Homepage. The home of the Internet Journal of Islamic Knowledge.
Dar Al-Islam is located in Abiqiui, New Mexico and serves as a meeting place for education and community building among Muslims. It sponsors a yearly conference.
Dunya: The CyberMuslim Information Center and Digital Mejlis.
Hadith Collections in Translation. Includes Bukhari, Muslim, Abu Dawud, Muwatta, and Hadith Qudsi.
Ilm Islamic Bookstore.
The Institute of Islamic Information and Education.
The Islamic Amateur Astronomers Association located in New York City can be reached through Mohib Durrani.
The Islamic Assembly of North America is located in Chicago.
The Islamic Charitable Projects Center.
The Islamic Computing Center.
Islamic Documents and Articles.
The Islamic Internet Service Islamic Information Page.
Islamic Resources Gopher is a resource directory that is growing steadily. Among the items available are this guide, Mas'ood Cajee's Cybermuslim 2.0 Resource guide, the Qur'an, and many other Islamic resources. For more information on the gopher contact Yaakob Abdullah, the system administrator.
The Islamic Science Society is an association of individuals who believe the main purpose of Islam is to lessen human suffering and advance the cause of humanity. Local chapters are being sought. Contact the administrator for more information.
Islamic Movements Information Page.
The Islamic Reference Page of the Rutgers University.
The Message Magazine located in Jamaica, New York.
Mosque of the Internet.
Multimedia Look at Islam. This site is devoted to a CD ROM version of the Qur'an and other Islamic documents.
Muslim Brotherhood Information Centre. A system devoted to presenting the ideas of the Muslim Brotherhood to an international audience. The MBIC can also be reached by e-mail.
Muslim Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The Muslim Public Affairs Council, located in Los Angeles is devoted to promoting civil liberties for the American Muslim community. For more information contact the administrator.
Muslim Scholars Page from Oman-net.
Muslim Scientists and Thinkers Page.
Prayer Time Information. A service that calculates prayer times for major cities and by latitude and longitude. Mirror.
Political Islam Homepage.
Soc.Religion.Islam, USENET newsgroup.
Sunnah of the Prophet.
Truth about Islam on the Internet.
The Wisdom Fund.

Museums/Exhibits

Archive of Islamic Architecture, Calligraphy, and Coinage.
Islamic Art and Pictures Archive.

Muslim Students Associations

The master listing of Muslim Student Associations. National MSAs.
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Student Association of the University of Texas.
The Harvard University Islamic Society.
HUDA: The Source of Islamic Teachings from the Muslim Student Association of the University of Alabama at Huntsville.
Islamic Ahlul-Bayt Student Association at the University of Toronto.
The Islamic Society of the University of Essex.
The Islamic Society of Stanford University.
The Islamic Society of the University of Warwick.
The Islamic Student Assembly of Virginia Tech.
The Islamic Student Society Gopher is an attempt to link Islamic Student Societies (ISS) on the internet. The gopher lists gophers from around the world dealing with Islamic issues. The emphasis seems to be non-North American gophers.
Muslim Student Association Listserv. MSA-L provides information from the Muslim Student Association. The body of the message should be subscribe MSA-L firstname lastname.
Muslim Student Association Net. MSANET is a mailing list to meet the communication needs of Muslim Student Associations in North America. Issues related to Islam, and MSAs are discussed between Muslim Students on the list. The current maintainer is Aalim Fevens. The body of the message should be subscribe MSANET firstname lastname. MSA Network Web.
The Muslim Student Association of the California Institute of Technology.
The Muslim Student Association of the California State University at Northridge.
The Muslim Student Union of the University of California at Berkeley.
The Muslim Student Union of the University of California at Los Angeles.
The Muslim Student Association of Carnegie Mellon University.
The Muslim Student Association of the University of Hartford.
The Muslim Student Association of the University of Illinois at Chicago.
The Muslim Student Association of the Indiana University at Bloomington.
The Muslim Student Association of Lehigh University (Pennsylvania).
The Muslim Student Association of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The Muslim Student Association of the University of Michigan.
The Muslim Student Association of the University of Missouri at Rolla.
The Muslim Student Association of the University of Pennsylvania.
The Muslim Student Association of Pennsylvania State University.
The Muslim Student Association of the University of Southern California. The site contains two translations of the Qur'an, the Sahih Bukhari database and various articles.
The Muslim Student Association of the University of Southern Mississippi.
The Muslim Student Association of State University of New York at Buffalo. includes information about the MSA, various Islamic texts and resources, information on Muslims, information on activism, and internet information. The site also contains the M. H. Shakir, M. Marmaduke Pickthal, and A. Yusuf Ali translations of the Qur'an. There are also links to others including a Turkish, Indonesian, Malay and a transliterated version. The site serves as the archive the World of Islam Project (World of Islam Directory and World of Islam Resource Guide).
The Muslim Student Association of Syracuse University.
The Muslim Student Association of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
The Muslim Student Association of the University of Texas.
The Muslim Student Association of Texas A and M University.

Personal Home Pages

Abu Abrahams Al Muslim Homepage.
Saud Alhajeri's Arab and Islamic Web Server.
Yusuf Ali's Islamic Information Page from Stanford University.
Altaf Ali Bhimji's Islamic and Social Justice Information Page.
Habibullah Rose's Sufi Information Page.
Ibrahim Shafi's Islamic Information Page.
Hussain's Islamic Resources on the Internet Page.
Syed Yusuf's Islamic Home Page.

Qur'an

QuranRef Software.
The Qur'an in Arabic.
The Qur'an.
The Qur'an.
The Transliterated Qur'an.
Turkish Translation of the Qur'an.
The Way to the Qur'an by Khurran Murad.

Qur'an Translations by FTP

The following FTP sites allow you to download the Qur'an. FTP to them and login as anonymous with your e-mail address as the password. The majority of these sites use the M. H. Shakir translation.

Boston University. Also includes the A. Yusuf Ali or M. Marmaduke Pickthall translations.
Digital Equipmnet Corpooration.
Finland.
Harris Corporation.
Japan.
Mexico.
Princeton University.
Purdue University.
Purdue University.
Sweden.
United Kingdom.
University of British Columbia.
University of California at Berkeley. ftp://ocf.berkeley.edu/pub/religion/quran
University of Illinois at Urbanna-Champaign.
University of New Mexico.
UUNET.

Sufism

Naqshbandi-Haqqani Sufi Information Page.
Mariam Ispahani's Story Park.
Mevlana Jaluluddin Rumi Homepage.
Sufi Bibliography in French.
Sufi Discussion. SUFI is a discussion list devoted to Sufi philosophy. The body of the message should be subscribe SUFI firstname lastname.
Sufism List. TARIQAS is devoted to the discussion of Sufism by Sufis and other spiritual seekers. The body of the message should be subscribe TARIQAS firstname lastname.




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