Chinese Emporer’s 100 Word Eulogy for the Prophet ﷺ

Emperor Hong-Wu wrote a 100 word eulogy praising Islam, Allah and the Prophet Muhammad which he had placed in the mosques which he ordered to be built.

The eulogy is in the form of a poem, each verse containing 4 words (characters) and 4 syllables.

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Misdirected Passions

I used to have so many passions that were so diverse But since I have come to know you, all of my passions have become one, So those who I used to envy began to envy me And I became the master of creation, the day that You became my Master كانـت لقلبي أهواءٌ مفرّقــة…

Poetry on the Qur’an

By a good friend I recently came across a nice and concise poem on the Qur’an. It’s really short (less than 10 abyaat) – took me about 15 minutes or so to memorise. I am sure it will take you 10 minutes! و بعد فاعلم أن علم القرءان ** أجمل ما به تحلى الانسان و خير…

In praise of the Prophet ﷺ

When I saw his light shining forth, In fear I covered my eyes with my palms, Afraid for my sight because of the beauty of his form. So I was scarcely able to look at him at all. The lights from his light are drowned in his light and his faces shines out like the…

What If

  .My eyes have not seen anyone more mdagnificent than you No woman has borne such perfection You were created free from all deficiencies It is as though you were created as you wished [Hassaan ibn Thaabit] . From Jaahily poetry to country odes, nursery rhymes to modern day rap, poetry has long possessed a…

Poetic Emotion

The following is a poem a close friend and brother of mine wrote. Beautiful words from a beautiful soul. May Allah preserve him! Stirring are the waves of the ocean At the sight of the full moon Likewise are my feelings and emotions When I think of your smile in full bloom Jolts run through…