Surah Humaza

وَيْلٌ لِّكُلِّ هُمَزَةٍ لُّمَزَةٍ Woe to every scorner and mocker {al- Humaza: 1} This Chapter is in Juz ‘Amma which is the 30th portion of the Quran (as the Quran divided into 30). It is the last Chapter that talks about the life of the Hereafter and it starts off with a very powerful verse. The word Wayl … More Surah Humaza

Take it All!

… أَفَتُؤْمِنُونَ بِبَعْضِ الْكِتَابِ وَتَكْفُرُونَ بِبَعْضٍ ۚ فَمَا جَزَاءُ مَنْ يَفْعَلُ ذَٰلِكَ مِنْكُمْ إِلَّا خِزْيٌ فِي الْحَيَاةِ الدُّنْيَا … So do you believe in part of the Scripture and disbelieve in part? Then what is the recompense for those who do that among you except disgrace in worldly life; {al-Baqarah: 85}  I stared at this verse, … More Take it All!

Count Your Blessings

The article I was reading is titled, “45 Ways To Be Happier Instantly,” and within the first three points, the author says to- Count your Blessings. Basically say, الحمد لله + be appreciative for things you have + the things you don’t have. Man likes, no he loves material objects (be it the latest gadget or device) and … More Count Your Blessings

Birthdays?

Of course as Muslims, birthdays’ shouldn’t be a day of celebration and partying rather a day of reflection and realisation that another year has passed by and we’re still the same. I sigh as I write this, just think about this for a minute, we are still the same. Days turn into weeks which turn into … More Birthdays?

Friendship

Ever had that rush of meeting someone and the two of you just “click?” You have similar interests, likings and preferences. Perhaps you share similar childhood stories and future plans. Whatever it may be, you both see eye to eye and get each other so well only after meeting once. On the other side of the … More Friendship

Water

This verse in Surah Waqiah really forces man to reflect on by far one of the most- if not the most essential resource for human life and that is, water. Not only is man composed of water but he needs to it to survive on a daily basis and without it, he’d be severely dehydrated and … More Water

The Bigger Picture

{The above Dua is called, Al Istiftah which is to be recited the moment we tie the Takbiratul Ihram in prayer, just before Surah Al Fatiha. It is not obligatory but it’s good to do so}  Every single one of us wants to live a happy life. There’s no doubt about it. Believer or not, … More The Bigger Picture