RISING TIDES – Poem

RISING TIDES The Rising tides took me high. Rose my pen head whiles my ink drops Dripping on my sheets of epics. The salty foamy hearts float thereon. The tides of love sails us with joy The winds of love carries me, It carries me alone the loving waves. Surfing on the tides with my skaty heart. My trust

DISEASES OF THE SOUL – ENVY (HASAD)

Hasad or malicious envy is a psychological state in which a person wishes for the deprivation of a blessing, talent, or merit possessed by another person (the mahsud). Islamic ethical teachings shed light on the causes and motives of hasad and its harmful spiritual, moral and social effects, and

THE FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN ISLAM

To understand and identify the foundations of human rights in Islam, one need to carefully study the history of Islam during the age when Islam appeared. As a consequence we will briefly examine the conditions during the time of the advent of Islam. Conditions During the Time of the Advent of Islam Islam dawned

HUMAN RIGHTS AND ISLAM

The issue of human rights, for being an inherent one, has a history as old as human age on the earth. The subject was born when mankind came into existence on the Earth. The bigger the human society and the population grew the vaster the human rights issue was expanded. It has

DISEASE OF THE SOUL: ANGER

Anger is a psychological state that results from inner agitation and desire for revenge. And when this agitation becomes more violent, it intensifies the fire of anger. A violent commotion engulfs ones brain on account of which the mind and the intellect lose control and become powerless. At that time,

LOVE SET ME FREE – (Poem)

Bruises and Blisters in my heart. Love rescues me. My soul is bleeding Profusely, Gushing out my Soul. Love set me free. I can’t spread my white and beautiful wings. Love set me free. Drowning in the deep Hatred Soup.     Love set me free. While the World is always fighting over the mythical Wealth. Love set them

THE DISCIPLINES OF THE PRAYER: CORDIAL DISCIPLINES

One of the cordial disciplines of the worships and the spiritual duties of the traveler along the path to the Hereafter is paying attention to the Might of the Lord and to the humility of servitude. It is one of the important stages for the salik (traveler). The strength of

PEACE: A HALLMARK OF A TRUE MUSLIM

Islam as a universal religion is the religion practiced by all the true Prophets and Messengers sent by Allah with the core principle of monotheism (the belief in a single deity/ worshiping only one and true God). That is why after Allah gave a detailed story of the various prophets,

TRUST IN GOD

“And put thy trust in God; and enough is God as a disposer of affairs”. (Qur’an 4 :81) The word used in Qur’an is “Tawakkal”, which is derived from “Tawakkul”. This is not an excuse for idleness. “Tawakkul means that you should bind the camel with its rope, then say that