As I was lying under the night sky with a couple of friends, I spotted the moon. I was saddened. It was already the 17th night of the blessed month, and so was the time nearing for the month to bid goodbye.
The holy month of Ramadan is here and as we all know the two holy cities (Makkah and Madinah) are packed with God’s visitors and worshippers. Everyone wants to go and spend their Ramadan there in hopes of becoming the dwellers of heaven. However I have been there recently and I noticed something that irked me to my very core… people taking pictures. Now you must be wondering why was it so bothersome? Continue reading →
This concerns no other revelation but that of Basmalah commonly pronounced as
In the name of Allah, The Most Gracious, The Most Merciful.
Indeed it is one of the names of Allah that is closest to His greater names just like the blackness and whiteness of an eye. Any work that begins without Basmalah is imperfect and devoid of barakah(blessing).
Jabir رضي الله عنه is reported to have said that when بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم was revealed, Continue reading →