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Modern influential Muslim women

Dear readers, Assalamu alaikum Now, a couple of posts ago I promised to follow up with a more detailed post highlighting modern influential Muslim women at the request of my dear reader ‘genometalk’. This is a reminder to myself never … Continue reading

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Joyjot for the day :-)

A little note-to-self I found tucked away in my wallet, that fell out while riffling through :-) Al-wadud is one of the names of beauty (in Arabic, ism-jamal) of God. It means the source of all love put simply. Though … Continue reading

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Women Scholars and the forbidding of being sad :)

Assalamu alaikum (peace be with you) dear readers, Tonight I have been doing some joyful (not sure this is a right way to use this favourite word of mine, I mean that I have been enjoying the task very much, … Continue reading

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By this Book We Rise or Fall

Originally posted on The Humble "I":
Recently, it seems that a number of pious people and a few eminent Muslim spiritual leaders have had premonitions and dreams about the quickening of the Hour and the imminent appearance of…

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Al-Latif

Al- Latif is one of the ‘names’ of God that I most love. It is another word hard to translate into English. I have a very beautiful Arabic-English dictionary of the Holy Quran (linked for your reference) that is essential … Continue reading

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Hundred-word Eulogy

Originally posted on Towards Enlightment:
In the 1300s, the Chinese Hongwu Emperor wrote the “Hundred-word Eulogy“, which praised the characteristics of the Prophet Muhammad (salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam). Copies of it (like this one) were distributed to mosques throughout…

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Singing for love of the Prophet (peace be upon him)

Beautiful! I cannot understand all the words, but enough to know it is in praise and love of our beloved Muhammed (peace and blessing of God be upon him!). There is something about this that is so soothing…perhaps for the … Continue reading

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The heart

Thank you Allah for this greatest gift you have given me. The human heart is limitless in its capacity…it is in heartache that we most acutely catch a glimpse of its depth…but realize that in joy it is as boundless. … Continue reading

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Thoughts that come – XII

My nothingness frees me from the false yoke of ego

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Al-Kareem – The Most Generous

Assalamu alaikum (peace be with you) Here’s sharing a painting just finished by God’s grace. Inspired of course by the glorious fall colours. I wanted to put on it ‘Al Kareem’, but I am not sure if it should be … Continue reading

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