ASHARA OHBAT 1441 H With Hamd and Shukr and encouragement and support of my readers, in humility beginning my personal OHBAT by sharing excerpts from book readings to understand the historical events leading to the Tragedy of Karbala. Feedbacks received from a few to whome I am deeply indebted have requested me to share […]Read more "POST – 1"
Came across a very in depth and interesting article – ‘The Silent Theology of Islamic Art’ by Oludamini Ogunaike https://renovatio.zaytuna.edu/article/the-silent-theology-of-islamic-art Sharing with readers a few excerpts that have illuminated my understanding. ADAB is a word that is notoriously difficult to translate into English meaning at once ” custom, culture, etiquette, morals, courtesy, decorumand civilized components, […]Read more "ADAB"
Muharram 1442 H gonna be different. More ‘in ward’ than ‘out ward’. For me as I reflect and do OHBAT for Muharram 1442 H from the confines of my home, I travel back in time and recall the three centuries that elapsed after the sahadat of Moulana Imam Hussain ( SA) on the battlefield of […]Read more "MUHARRAM 1442 H OHBAT"
As COVID 19 is not being ‘ wished away ‘ as many leaders like President Trump would like, it appears to be a long haul. Already many life lessons have been learnt and it augers well for the future of humanity. Minimalism is becoming popular and gathering more followers. Simple living is being looked upon […]Read more "The Joys Of Simple Living"
Knowning that this epoch story of the pandemic will not find itself in Indian History Books for our future generation to read and reflect, in my very small way have put it on record, so that when I am long gone and buried, some wanderer like me or my progeny, a few decades down the […]Read more "COVID 19 – A story of a Cavalier & A Humanist"
NASA has reported that a Asteroid 2020 ND, classified as Near-Earth Object (NEO) and Potentially Hazardous Asteroid (PHA) estimated to be 160 metres or 520 feet in diameter is hurtling towards our planet at a speed of 48,000 kms per hour. However, the good news is that there has been a tacit understanding between Corona […]Read more "The signs of ALLAH – a reflective post."
On the Urs Mubarak of Sayedna Abdulttaiyab Zakiuddin (RA) and Sayedna Abdeali Saifudddin ( RA) 1441 H – as an act of Hamd & Shukr have made niyat to share my readings and notes from lectures in the coming days on The Great Muslim Scientist and Philosopher Imam Jafar as Sadiq ( SA) In the […]Read more "The Great Muslim Scientist and Philosopher our Imam Jafar as Sadiq ( SA)"
For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf. The dew of compassion is a tear. (Quote) But words are things and the clicks on the key pad magically transforms the thoughts on the computer screen and makes a […]Read more "DEW DROPS"
The polytheists after failing to negotiate with Muhammad (SA) tried to harm him, an unsuccessful attempt was made by Abu Jahl to take his life by throwing a big rock. ‘Uabah bin Abi Mu’ait tried to choke the Prophet by pressing his feet firmly on the neck of Muhaamd (SA) while he was prostrating himself in […]Read more "LIFE & TIMES OF OUR NABI (SA) 3rd POST"
Abrahah had built a large magnificent church in San’a in order to attract large Arab pilgrims to it to the exclusion of going to Makkah, which was their tradition. A man from Kinanah tribe understood the motive and one night he desecrated the church by smearing the walls with animal excrement. This act […]Read more "LIFE & TIMES OF OUR NABI (SA) 2nd Post"
RAMAZAN 1441 H – ( April – May 2020) came in the midst of COVID 19 Lockdown and from the start of the Lockdown in March end, had been sharing posts and messages, a little different and more in depth and reflective like when the world was busy sanitising their hands to protect themselves I […]Read more "Life and times of our NABI ( SA)"
Have been reflecting and trying to understand the pandemic in the light of the little knowledge gained by reading and reflection. Like the Arabi ( desert dweller – a simpleton ) who asked Prophet Muhammad ( SA) about the ‘rope’ I in similar vain and like an Arabi having no scholastic knowledge am trying to […]Read more "Till a Vaccine is found …."