بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Imagination is a powerful thing. We used it all the time as kids but as we got caught up more and more in the facts of life, we wrapped our imagination and kept it aside. But Allaah wants you to use your imagination. Let me show you how! Imagine you have … Continue reading Imagination
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم "Allah is the Nur of heavens and earth." Starting phrase of ayat 35, Sura An Nur. Every Muslim (or almost every Muslim) has heard this ayah and most remember it. This is one of the most famous ayaat, so much so that every Islamic calligraphy shop will contain multiple items with … Continue reading Allah is the Light of the heavens and the earth
Evil is, necessarily, always more impressive than good. It has to make a grand entrance! It has to startle and challenge! It is instability attacking stability. And although stability will always win in the end, Shaitan is going to beautify and adorn the evil otherwise who is going to buy him?
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم In sura al Baqara, Allaah (subhanahu wa Taala) tells us the stoty of Banu Israel and mentions their shortcomings as an example for us. One of the things Allah mentions is that they didn't know anything about their book, they did not know what it mean or what message it was … Continue reading Amani
The insecurity of women about their physical selves is feeding multi-billion dollar industries. So of course it is nurtured in today's society. But Allah offers you power and liberation.
There is a lot of ambiguity about honoring one's guests arising from a mixture of culture and Deen. The fake and fabricated ahadeeth making a round on social media are confusing the matter further. We need to understand that culture, even if it is good, is not part of Deen, and one is free to … Continue reading The Open-House Culture and Islam
Being a human being, my toddler has the freedom to choose his own clothes from his drawer at the start of a day. Being a toddler he normally chooses the weirdest combinations and loves to wear his favourite worn clothes even if they are torn. And being a curious little person his clothes bear the … Continue reading My toddler is not his torn jeans
September 2017: I am now posting all of my Tadabbur fil Quran posts on this blog as well as many readers preferred to read on wordpress. You can find all the articles written here. I have started (yet) another site. These days I am busy studying Quran in a little more depth. I start … Continue reading Tadabbur Fil Quran
As a parent, most of us can make any juggler envious. We have many hats to wear and lots of responsibilities to carry. Time is always short and energy span, even shorter. So it is only natural to be impatient, and snap out an answer or two and to shorten the bed time hugs. But … Continue reading Seeing the big in the small
I love poetry. I find the interplay of words and imagination simply fascinating. Poetry soothes me and calms me. It helps me focus when I am agitated and it entertains me when I am bored. And although I love English poetry too but Urdu poetry will always come first in my heart. I have doodled … Continue reading Can you feel the pull of Quran?