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Dignity Vs Disgrace

Long ago I had done a presentation on Shirk and Zulm. Today I felt like presenting it in the form of a picture post for the benefit of larger readership, Inshaa’allah

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January 5, 2015 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted), Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Surahs beginning with Alhamdulillaah

Do you know how many Suwar (pl. for Surah) in the Qur’an begin with Alhamdu-lil-laah?

And what are their names?

I was reading a book on Tafseer and just thought of sharing this simple info.  Continue reading

January 4, 2014 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

The miracle in Tawaf, the purpose of human existence!

Ka’bah plays a pivotal role in the life of a Muslim. It is an indispensable part of a Muslim’s life.

It is a Muslim’s anchor and nucleus. It is the centre of our life and existence. It is our Qiblah.

Ka’bah is the symbol of monotheism. The flag of Islam.

Yet Ka’bah itself is an empty building with nothing inside.  Continue reading

November 2, 2013 Posted by | Ka'bah, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Is it right to use the word ‘Samaritan’ for a good person?

While teaching/reading the story of Prophet Musa, this question always crosses my mind: Is it right for Muslims to use the word ‘Samaritan’ to mean or refer to a good-natured person? The Oxford Dictionary mentions that ‘a good samaritan’ is an idiom which means ‘a person who gives sympathy and help to people’.

Language is built up upon culture and values. The people who use this word have taken it from their culture and religion. How can a Muslim use this word to refer to someone doing a good act? There are two versions to the story.  Continue reading

March 11, 2013 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Prophet Ibraheem in the Qur’an, Part 2

Presenting more Qur’anic insight into the life and times of Prophet Ibraheem عليه السلام Continue reading

October 23, 2012 Posted by | Hajj related, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Prophet Ibraheem in the Qur’an, Part 1

Hajj season is an occasion to recall the inspiring life and times of Prophet Ibraheem عليه السلام

His name is mentioned 69 times in the Qur’an. Presenting here some selected verses discussing the Story of Ibraheem (Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him)  Continue reading

October 20, 2012 Posted by | Hajj related, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Laa ilaaha ill-lal-laah

Dear brothers and sisters, Assalamu Alaikum.

We all know that the declaration “LA ILAAHA IL-LAL-LAAH, MUHAMMADUR RASOOLULLAH” is no ordinary declaration. It is in fact the most revolutionary statement on earth!

A soul-stirring, earth-shaking proclamation!

That which makes falsehood shiver in its shoes! Continue reading

March 13, 2012 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments