Adab of Calling Upon Allah

"A point to ponder upon is how it is if we visit an important dignitary. Let’s take the example of the royal monarchs. Anyone who meets them and engages with them in conversation has to follow a certain protocol of speaking and…
Musings from a Mile High

Musings from a Mile High

As the plane takes off like a bird from the ground, leaving the world behind, rising higher and higher till the world becomes nothing but a passing sight, some thoughts come to mind. They may make sense to some and maybe not…
Only Allah Can Judge Me

Only Allah Can Judge Me!

“Only Allah Can Judge Me!”  This phrase is thrown around quite often, mostly by those wanting to find a loophole to justify their questionable actions. In a time where there is an explosion of knowledge on the Internet and many people are…
The Art of Reading

The Art of Reading

“I never get enough of reading. When I see a book for the first time, it feels as if I see a treasure. If I said that I have read 20,000 volumes, then it is (even) more than that now — I’m…

With Hardship Comes Ease

"When there is no one there for us, it is as if the Quran comes to speak and console us in our time of need. If you think you were alone in experiencing this, then you’ve never been more wrong. Problem is,…