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"
The Golden Age of Islam series ( contd)Another important contribution by Medieval Muslim Scientists was in the field of Ophthalmology. The Muslim eye surgeons between 10th & 13 th Centuries were performing operations and writing about their findings. In all 30 books were written out of them 14 are still exists today.” During the total darkness in […]Read more "THE GOLDEN AGE OF ISLAM – POST 2"
The Scientific Spirit of Islam is a direct result of the teachings of Imams ( SA) The best example is that of Jabir ibn Hayyan ( 721 – 813 AD) known as the Father of Chemistry all around Europe. Jabir was a follower of Imam Sadiq ( SA) and here I quote his own words […]Read more "THE GOLDEN AGE OF ISLAM"
Let us beging 2021 on a positive note by understanding our inherent NATURE by understanding FITRAH & TABIHA. ALLAH has blessed us and wired us with a divine nature – and this is FITRAH which is selfless and is identified with our soul, and this divine nature in we humans, stays even after death. So […]Read more "TABIHA & FITRAH Post 2"
The 77 th Milad Mubaraka recorded live Vaaz worldwide relay began with Hay’ul Muqaddas Burhanuddin Moula ( RA) bayan on the unique concept of ‘ al faqr fakhri ‘ a unique Islamic concept and as an act of Hamd & Shukr I share my thoughts and notes on the subject. The unique concept of ‘faqr’ […]Read more "Al Fakr Fakhri"
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"