A Selfie with the Ka’bah?

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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

Its revelation moved the clouds and calmed the oceans.

This concerns no other revelation but that of Basmalah commonly pronounced as

basmalah

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