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 chaki was a common sight in Indian households; no more now. Though physically out of sight, it has left a lasting imprint on the Indian mind because of its metaphorical association with some Hindi couplets conveying deep meanings related to life and living. Chalti chaki dekh kar, jiya Kabira roye;Do patan ke bich me […]Read more "OHBAT THOUGHTS – MUHARRAM 1443 H"
Initiator of Brain Storming Session KHOJ BADAMI who prides himself to be called Khojus Badamius Meditations By Khojus Badamius Buddha and the Addict – Part 1 Addict:I am not a Buddhist? Will this work? Buddha:Ha ha. Neither am I. I am a philosopher psychologist or something. But, that is not the answer you were looking for I […]Read more "Khojus Badamius – Family Brain Storming Session"
On March 24, 1005 AD Imam al-Hakim bi Amr Allah (SA) performed the iftitah of Dar al-Ilm in Cairo, regarded as one of the most progressive and influential academic institutions of the Middle Ages. Dar al-Ilm was equipped with a vast large library which was described by the historian Ibn Abi Tayyi’ as a “Wonder […]Read more "Dar Al Ilm (The House of Knowledge)"
Ramazan is also the month of repentance. In this post we will try to understand what true repentance means. True repentance is not merely a feeling, or proclamation of words without sincerity of purpose, but a honest effort on one’s part to feel the guilt of having committed a wrong act, be it against the […]Read more "REPENTANCE – ISTIGFAR"
Alhamdolillah. Let me begin Sehrullah 1442 H with the four Rivers of Jannah in the context of Fatemi Uloom These ever flowing and overflowing rivers of Jannah, nurtures our souls, they are all encompassing – the knowledge contained in their swirl and whirl, in their ebb and flow, everywhere at the same time, at the source, as […]Read more "THE FOUR RIVERS OF JANNAT"
The name of Syedi Sadikali Saheb is synonymous with Nashihat, and here I am trying to bring into focus the beauty of it, and trying to propagate the nuance of his works. A humble attempt, so that the youngsters can be motivated to read and reflect on his works. In our majlis the nashihats of […]Read more "NASHIHAT OF SAYYEDI SADIK ALI SAHEB"
THE BIG IDEA Another Sehrullah 1442 H is on the horizon, three weeks away. How we wish for a miracle to happen but denying realities, is akin to doing injustice.Accepting the situation and trying ways and means to get the best out of the present situation is the way forward.But with Pandemic rearing it’s menacing […]Read more "THE BIG IDEA – THIS RAMAZAN 1442 H"
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"