An effort in f a c i l i t a t i o n

Rabbee Zidnee ‘Ilma

 رَّبِّ زِدْنِي عِلْمًا Those who know this du’aa from their childhood and are in the habit of making this du’aa very often are immensely fortunate.

By teaching this du’aa, parents and teachers in fact connect their children with knowledge and the Source of all knowledge.  And this connection stays till a person’s last breath. Subhanallaah!

Affectionately taught by man’s very First Teacher – Allah – to man’s Last Prophetic-Teacher, Prophet Muhammad (sal-lal-laahu-alahi-wa-sallam), this du’aa is highly meaningful:  Continue reading

April 2, 2013 Posted by | Du'aas - Qur'anic, Reflections, Seeking Knowledge | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

B.A in Islamic Studies at my hometown :)

Assalamu Alaikum.

This post will not be of use to many of you. So my apologies for that.

Going by the cliche ‘Think Local, Act Global’, I am sharing this news with a hope that this will be of some use to the brothers and sisters living in Chennai, India.  Continue reading

July 9, 2012 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Education and Three Types of Nafs

‘Nafs’ lexically means, soul, the psyche, ego, self, essence, heart or mind.

A closer look into the Islamic concept of the nafs highlights the intricate and complex composition of the inner self.  They are considered to be a single entity, although its state may change.  There are three types of nafs’ that are mentioned in the Qur’an, Nafs al-Ammara Bissu (the commanding soul) (Ch. 12:53), Nafs al-Lawwama (the Soul that Blames) (Ch. 75:2) and the Nafs al-Mutma`inna (the Soul at Peace) (Ch. 89:27).  Continue reading

May 23, 2012 Posted by | Human Soul | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments