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?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hj63EyN7Clg إذا ما قال لي ربي اما استحييت تعصيني If my Lord asks me, “Have you shyness in disobeying me? وتخفي الذنب عن خلقي وبالعصيان تأتيني You conceal your sins from my creation – and with sins you come to me.” فكيف أجيبُ يا ويحي ومن ذا سوف يحميني؟ So how will I answer? O … Continue reading If My Lord Asks Me
Ibn Al Qayyim Al - Jawziyyah In this lies a great secret from the secrets of Tawheed. This is that the heart cannot become firm, it cannot find satisfaction and it cannot find tranquillity except by reaching out to Him. Everything that is loved and desired besides Him then it must be desired for other … Continue reading The Secret to the Relief of the Heart and Body
Shaykh Muhammad al-Ameen al-Shanqeeti mentioned in his book Adhwaa’ al-Bayaan that from amongst the verses that give the most hope to a believer is: “Then We gave the Book (the Quran) for inheritance to such of Our slaves whom We chose. Then of them are some who wrong their ownselves, and of them are some … Continue reading Engraved with Teardrops!