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

That “Big Step” and this Shameful Rainbow!

On 26th June 2015, when the US Supreme Court made ‘gay marriage legal across the United States’, their President hailed the judgement as “a big step in our march toward equality”. He proudly tweeted: “Today we can say in no uncertain terms that we’ve made our union a little more perfect”. Continue reading

August 11, 2015 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted), Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

If you ignore this Warning, you will be among the Liars!!

From E-mails to Facebook to WhatsApp. The craze continues.

Somebody sends a message to someone. He reads it. Whether he understands the message or not, he simply forwards it to you. You get the message. At times you read it and at times you don’t get time to read. Still you forward it to others. And the cycle continues….

Reason? If you forward the message, you will get so many good deeds – hasanaat!

What a discovery!!

The hadeeth I am going to present today should serve as a Warning from the Messenger of Allah to this 21st century man. And woman!

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October 27, 2014 Posted by | Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Dr. V. Abdur Rahim: His blog and the Qur’anic Arabic Course

Dear sisters and brothers, Assalamu Alaikum

Anyone who doesn’t know about Dr. V. Abdur Rahim in fact doesn’t know anything about the nuts and bolts of Arabic language learning! This is no exaggeration!

The learners of Arabic, past and present, are well acquainted with the method adopted by this pioneering shaykh in teaching-learning Arabic language. My strong feeling is that anyone who adopts learning methods other than the method shown by Dr. V Abdur Rahim is actually taking a path that is only too long, downrightly dull, outrightly boring and that which is full of tears! Continue reading

December 29, 2011 Posted by | Arabic and Dr. V. Abdur Rahim | , , , , , , | 17 Comments