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"
Muhammad (SA) sets out for TAIF Muhammad (S.A.) set out from Mecca in the year 619 C.E. to bring the Quraish polytheists into the fold of Islam. He went with his freed slave Zaid bin Harithhah to Al – Taif a prosperous town having fruit and vineyard farms, located at a distance of 60 kms […]Read more "AKHBA’R IS ANWA’R"
Hope will guide through darkness, but despair will only lengthen the journey. Those who lose all hope in life sometimes resort to taking their own life. That should not happen at all. The Qur’an teaches us that the result of hope is always excellent Allah has given you free choice, so it is you who […]Read more "HOPE & DESPAIR"
At 23, Julius Caesar was a junior politician on the way up. But he had an advantage: confidence and brains. Sailing across the Aegean Sea, he was captured by Sicilian pirates. They demanded a ransom: 20 talents of silver. (That’s about 620kg, worth about $600,000.) Caesar told them they were being ridiculous. He couldn’t possibly […]Read more "THE VEBLEN EFFECT"
LONDON CALLING For the few privileged and blessed London is calling and travel plans are being put in order. Those going for the first time, they will be overstaying after Ashara, and enjoy the sights and sounds of London. London has much to offer by way of not to be missed Tourist must see attractions. […]Read more "LONDON CALLING"
The publication comprises of Kalemaat Nooraniyah of ‘bewe Moula’ and some interesting and salient points to be remembered at the time of performing ziyarat. Duaat ane hudood ni quboor ye zukhr ( treasure) for us and we are always thankful to Allah As an act of Hamd and Shukr on the URS Mubarak of Sayedi […]Read more "Al Zukhr (Treasure) Wa Shukr"
KINTSUGI – Lesson Learnt KINTSUGI is the Japanese art of putting broken pottery pieces back together with gold — built on the idea that in embracing flaws and imperfections, you can create an even stronger, more beautiful piece of art. Every break is unique and instead of repairing an item like new, the 400-year-old technique […]Read more "KINTSUGI – Lesson Learnt"
IKIGAI – It is not a flower, a pottery, a bird, nor a gourmet Japanese dish but A WAY OF LIFE practised by the world top ranked Centerians in Okinawa – Japan. The study of 600 centerians showed that 97% had no disability. Feeling interested, want to be one of them, why not ? Read […]Read more "IKIGAI"
When Alexander was leaving for his world conquest, he went to see Diogenes, a great sage, who was lying on a sandy bank of the river and enjoying the morning sunshine. He asked Alexander : Where are you going and for what ?Alexander : I am going on a world conquest, I will conquer Asia […]Read more "SPIRITUALITY"
AKHBAR IS ANW’AR – let me share with you the historical aspects preceding the ‘zuhur’ of Imam Mahdi (SA) taken from my reading of the Book entitled ‘ The Empire of the Mahdi – Rise of the Fatimids by Heinz Halm – translated from German into English by Michael Bonner. Imam Mahdi’s (SA) first area […]Read more "Time Line – The Glorious Fatimid Empire"
REPENTANCE Sehrullah 1443 H will for ever be etched in our memories for the Azeem ne’amats. I am greatly indebted to all those who took effort to encourage me by reading and sharing my ‘posts’. I will surely remember my readers and all those who visited my home page this 30th Sehrullah Night.Let us make […]Read more "REPENTANCE"