Traditionally, the word chastity has been understood to mean sexual purity. In Islam and Christianity it refers to abstaining from sexual activity outside of marriage. It applies to both men and women. The term also is identified with protecting oneself from adultery, fornication and prostitution. Other religions such as Hinduism, Judaism, Sikhism etc. all preach chastity.
In this issue we have a few articles about chastity to invite the readers to advocate this important virtue highly valued among all major religions of the world.
"Introduction to the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community." By Falahud Din Shams.Read more
"The Radicalization of Muslims: A White Paper"By Arif Humayun.Read more
Summer 2015 Leaders
By Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, April 24, 2015
"Morality Is attained by striving for it and material success is attained by striving for it, but the results of both of these efforts are limited within their own sphere. However, those who try to attain spirituality are granted everything. The Companions of the Holy Prophet did not take his ba'it because they wanted to make wide streets or wanted to promote cleanliness all around. Rather, they recited 'There is none worthy of worship save Allah and Muhammad Is His messenger' and this reformed their morals and also their worldly matters."
Effectiveness of Lowering Gaze and Fasting
By Imam Rizwan Khan
"Fasting creates an environment In our body that neutralizes the harmful effects of whatever Immoral thoughts do come to our mind. When we have too much energy In our bodies, it needs some sort of an outlet; you can't give a child sugar and expect him to sit still."
Homosexuality: A Review of Social, Psychological and Moral Facts
By Dr. Ijaz A. Rauf, Ph.D.
"The collective sexual instincts of humans are in great disarray and quite contrary to the survival of the species. It is, therefore, necessary for each human to exercise a strong intellectual control over its sexual Instincts. To do so is moral and spiritual; not to do so Is immoral and unethical.”
Video "Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad's Address"
Humanity First International Conference, January 24, 2015, London.
Sex Related Sins
By Anwar Mahmood Khan
"It should be kept In mind that as the natural condition of man, which Is the source of his passions, Is such that he cannot depart from It without a complete change In himself; his passions are bound to be roused when they are confronted with the occasion and opportunity for indulging in this vice. Read the complete article in the Summer issue.
Links to Attacks against Ahmadi Muslims
Links to Attacks against Ahmadi Muslims The Muslim Sunrise Team has categorized various internet links related to the May 28, 2010 terrorist attacks on Ahmadi Mosques in Lahore, Pakistan, as well as other acts of violence against Ahmadi Muslims.