At Al Huda Institute, Sri Lanka we’ve had the privilege of starting a new course. It’s titled, Ruh al Bayan under which we’re studying a subject called Husn al Khuluq, meaning Good Character. Personally this subject has had a whopping effect on me and I’m not exaggerating. There’s a chapter titled, ‘Responsibility,’ and it’s safe … More Responsibility


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


My experience in a nutshell – “This is what I call a Divine Intervention,  So please just listen,  Give me your undivided attention,  This is my story,  A couple of years back, when I was a teen, I had plans of leaving the country,  Believe me I tried repeatedly,  ‘When will I be free?’ I … More Reflect

Reaching the end…

الحمد لله we’re reaching the end of our study of the Qur’an. The feelings and emotions that enshroud me are almost indescribable because I can’t seem to put into words how the Qur’an has impacted thus far. I swear by Allah, I didn’t know what I wanted to do, where I wanted to go or who … More Reaching the end…


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


He looked for solutions to his anger, hatred, frustration and even- according to his mother- arrogance. He read books, watched documentaries, attended therapy and prayed as best as he could. It worked to an extent but there’s still so much more he has to improve on. He slips on a pair of Jordan’s and goes … More Thoughts

Be Humble! 

She draped her plum colored shaila around her head elegantly and took one last look in the mirror. She felt confidence and pride for her faith. She treaded gently to class, greeted everyone with a smile and found her seat in the front row. Yes! She took out her books and revised for the remaining half … More Be Humble! 

Walk the Talk

He stood in front of his crew and spewed words of belief and strength. Of purity and unity. Of God and scripture. Of concepts that he himself studied only half heartedly. He waved a hand and hung his shoulders in feigned humility. He aimed for recognition and familiarity, as his friends stared in awe and … More Walk the Talk

Be On Your Game

Its easy to whip out a heart throbbing idea and shelter it in your mind till it actually means that you have to woman up and make it happen. And once you’ve played your cards right, you officially have what you’ve dreamed of but now it means that you need to stay consistent. Be on your … More Be On Your Game