My beloved Seema With which words to I speak to you? With which face do I appear before you? The love that seemed so gigantic that mountains seemed dwarfed before it, has been tested till I don't know what to think anymore. I did not reply to your last letter because I was caught in … Continue reading Leaves In The Wind. Saleem’s Letter. Across the divide..
Indeed Allah has intelligent slaves, who have divorced the world and who fear temptations they looked(pondered) at it(the world) then they knew, indeed this is not the homeland of a living person They took it as a deep sea, and they made good actions,their ships. May Allah bless us with the understanding that our homeland … Continue reading The Homeland…Watn-
Because sometimes we forget…
Some moments remain with you forever. In December 2001, school was out for the year,Ramadhan was in& we were on holiday near the coast which was a heady combo of trying to complete the Qur’aan in the shade of the palm trees under a summer sky and savouring the post taraweeh desserts whipped up by my aunt, something on CII caught my wandering attention. It was a snippet of an Afghani man who was being interviewed regarding the attacks by America. There was discussion amongst the American government whether to halt the attacks or not during Ramadhan but cruelly and like the beast it is, America hit them at a very vulnerable time.
This Afghani man after stating his opinion, broke out into a song in Pashtun describing his love for Nabi SAW. The courage that gives him, that even being bombed during this month would not shake him.
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بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله Safar, the 2nd month of the Islamic Calendar, has commenced, alhamdulillaah. Quoting authentic references, I would like to dispel certain false beliefs and superstitious customs which are unfortunately found prevalent among some sections of Muslim society with regard to the month of Safar. Continue reading → via Safar: Facts … Continue reading Safar: Facts and Fiction — YasSarNalQuR’aN
Bismillah Seema. "Take care my beloved." I turned his words over and over in my mind, it felt like something tangible. Stained across my aching heart ,rather than the ink across the crumpled letter from him. My lifeline in the lonely long dark nights that stretched on or the sunshiny days that seemed dulled without … Continue reading Leaves In The Wind. Seema’s Diary. Take care my beloved.
For the intelligent, an indication is sufficient…Subhanallah, this story is filled with so many lessons for everyone. Please read it with the intention to learn the lessons from the life of Shaikh Abu Abdullah Al-Andalusi (RA), and also the character of his devoted and loyal students. I pray that Allah grants every reader the tawfeeq to benefit from this and to protect us all from any tests of this sort. Aameen.
Note: Since this is not a formal Arabic written entry, the rules of Arabic have not been enforced such as in the name of the Shaykh, etc.
In Baghdad, the seat of the Islamic State, was a pious saint by the name of Abu Abdullah Al-Andalusi. He was a well-known scholar and muhaddith and twelve thousand disciples sat at his feet. He knew thirty thousand ahadith by heart, and could recite the Quran in all the various modes of…
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Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem We have two enemies consistently with us, attacking us from every side, nafs- our own weaknesses and shaytan,the whisperer from the outside. Nafs,our internal evil is more deadly than shaytan because it works so subtly. One of it's deathtraps is causing us to think we are doing something good but there's … Continue reading Regarding Nouman Ali Khan- A tale of caution and lesson for us.