After Hardship Comes Ease - Reasons Why We Are Tested

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,…

The People of Allah

Article talks about how we can become the people of Allah by becoming people of the Qur'an as mentioned in the following hadith quoted in the article: "The Prophet Muhammad said, Allah has His own people among mankind. The Companions said: “O…

The Big Bad Beard | part 2

"Many times, it happens that it's the job which requires shaving the beard, and that he would lose his job if he does not shave. Usually in most cases it's peer pressure and the office environment --but then again at times the…

The Big Bad Beard | part 1

BEARDS HAVE BEEN around for quite a long time. How long you ask? Since the time Adam set foot on this planet. Exactly, that’s how long since the beard has been around. Since the very beginning beards have been a thing that…

The Spiritual Blessings of Traveling

"Traveling in Arabic is called “safar.” Its root is “s-f-r”. This root in general means: showing, uncovering, revealing. A person who keeps smiling is called “musfir”, because he is showing his teeth. A woman showing her face is called “sâfira.” It is…
Adab of Calling Upon Allah

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…