AL-HIJR (THE ROCKY TRACT) - سورة الحجر https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkjNROBu6l0 Reciter: Hazza al-Balushi هزاع البلوشي
It's the blessed month of Ramadan - the month is which Muslims are encouraged to concern themselves with acts of worship, reading and reflecting on the Quran, getting closer to their Lord - the month of seeking the Mercy, Forgiveness and Pardoning of Allah. Despite this, we find that many have failed to respect this … Continue reading The Fear Tactic
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWwbudRxh8E By Ibn al-Jawzi From Ibn al-Jawzi's 'Bustan al-Wa'idhin wa Riyad as-Sami'in' (p. 213-214): "The month of Ramadan to the other months is like Yusuf to his brothers. So, just like Yusuf was the most beloved son to Ya'qub, Ramadan is likewise the most beloved month to Allah. A nice point for the nation of … Continue reading The Likeness of Ramadan and Prophet Yusuf
يا ربي Your lessons hurt... Mostly because I don't understand With pain and grief... I long to flee from this land I'm full of weakness... I don't claim to be strong But Your tests encompass me… Such that I always feel I'm doing wrong What hurts most is not my failure … Continue reading يا ربي ~ Your Weak Servant
History has witnessed the rise and fall of many empires that instigated horrendous wars, genocides and oppression of the innocent as the price for sustaining supremacy and domination over the masses. Despite maintaining such dominance, the need for an ideology as well as an enemy has always been a facet of imperial powers and … Continue reading Religion – the Tool of Terror
Why are we here? What should we be doing with our lives? Such are the endless queries emanating from a universal question, ‘what is the purpose of our lives’? Across humanity, across the ages and across religions, the answer to this question has been a journey many have found exigent to conclude. Whilst some … Continue reading The Purpose of Life
Do deeds alone guarantee a successful path to Allah?