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…
Pleasing Allah through Taqwa

Pleasing Allah through Taqwa

Translations of Taqwa Taqwa is an essential Islamic term. Linguistically, this term is from the Arabic root, < ي – ق – و >  or  < w – q – y >, which means “to protect.”  In Islamic terminology, Taqwa means to…
Far Beyond My Comprehension

Far Beyond My Comprehension

What are the imperceptible facts of our lives — the facts that are part and parcel of our lives and yet, we are either heedless or unaware of them? The purpose of this article is to highlight those facts on the basis…

Unpacking Our Dietary Paradigm

We all aspire to be more ‘healthy,’ more ‘wealthy,’ more ‘wise.’ How do we attain to the ‘more’?  When does ‘less’ turn out to be more? Our dietary practices are a strong key to reaching our full potential—as individuals and as a…