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"
So in the light of the recent webinar on health and well being through regular walking and other forms of physical activities and special advice for elders above 60 to take physiotherapy sessions so that they can perform their daily namaz with proper ‘arkans’ and carry on independly their normal chores, I share my story. […]Read more "Burhani Medical Idara Webinar & My Story"
The Study of Quran Series. Surah Al Muddathhir(74) MILAD E NABI ( SA) Mubarak Mohanna. Readers will recall that on 1st Rabi ul Awwal I had posted on the erudite and extensive study of QURAN spanning two decades of intensive research made by Dr. Ahmad Bassam Saeh. (His Book in Arabic titled Al- Muj’izah ) […]Read more "THE STUDY OF QURAN SERIES ON MILAD E NABI ( SA) 1443 H"
The Study of Quran Series A new and novel publication has been started by a dedicated group of Dawoodi Bohras titled ‘Anasat ‘ (simply meaning sookun) The purpose as stated by the publishers is promote unique identity and thinking and belief system of Dawoodi Bohras in the context of modern news and developments. The first […]Read more "BLACK LIVES MATTER – from Islam perspective"
THE STUDY OF QURAN SERIESHELL AT THE BARBERS. The other day early morning went to the barbers. As I awaited my turn, as usual in the mornings an audio of Quran tilawat with urdu translation and exegesis was playing. Leave it to an eloquent Moulvi to describe Hell and the torments, and he sure going […]Read more "HELL AT THE BARBERS – Reading & Reflection"
Adi son of Hatim TaiA historical Narrative The name of Hatim al Tai is synonymous with generosity. He is mentioned in the works of Saadi, the Persian poet, finds mention in The Arabian Nights and and in folklore. He died in 578 AD and ruled in present day Ha’Il ( Saudi Arabia) I am sharing […]Read more "ADI SON OF HATIM TAI"
The Study of Quran Series. I came across an interesting read on the subject the journey of the soul after death. With my previous ‘write up ‘ on DEATH, let me not unnerve my readers further !! However what I learnt from my reading and reflection, was that through different stages of the soul journey […]Read more "The Study Of Quran – Forgiveness & Mercy"
Today on the URS Mubarak of Sayedi Fakhruddin Saheed, let us talk a little about DEATH. Many must be wondering why spoil the day by talking about DEATH ! I respect the sentiments of my readers, you can just delete the post and carry on with your life. !! However, if you care to read […]Read more "READING & REFLECTIONS ON DEATH"
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)"