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…

Labayk Allahuma Labayk

سبحان الله وبحمده، عدد خلقه، ورضى نفسه، وزينة عرشه، ومداد كلماته [subhan allahi wa bi hamdihi, `adada khalqihi, wa rida nafsihi, wa zinata `arshihi, wa midada kalimatihi] “Glory to Allah and praise to Him, to number of His creation, and to the extent of His pleasure, and to the extent of the weight of His Throne,…

Attachments

A wonderful post by my friend and guide, Tasif Zaman ———————————————————————————– Dear Companion, “Do not build unnecessary walls, because when they eventually fall, you will be hurt”. This was the advice of the elders and righteous related by my Teacher. To be honest, at first, I didn’t understand the advice at all. It was only…

Freedom to criticise religion

I often hear the “right to criticize religion” as the reason for justifying things like the recent film which sparked the riots. The video itself wasn’t an “criticism of religion”, it was insult to an individual. Though we can NEVER justify violence, if we call someone’s mum a prostitute, most of us will expect to…