Azadari – Beyond Rituals and Culture

Every year at the beginning of the Islamic year, some sort of debate fuels up on social media about the traditions, practices, history and largely anything to do with Muharram ul Haram. While debate is essential because it gives our minds the opportunity to think differently and to think keeping yourselves in your opponent’s shoes,…

Becoming An Idiot Over And Over And Over Again

I’m probably late to write a post on this but anyway doesn’t matter. Ladies and gentlemen, the election hype is all over and once again we get stuck with useless leaders on our government ranks eating their bellies up from the state treasury. This voting season was so overrated with the thought being propagated that…

Beyond the Physical Being

“Beyond the Physical Being, The truth lies within. The eyes will not decipher, If they’re fixed on the being. Lest the goodness from within Unleash the goodness on the self.” So there’s this old show I’ve been watching since a couple of days out of boredom, its called ‘What not to wear!’. For everyone reading…

The walk of the free men

Its 5 am in the morning and I just came back after picking my sister up from the airport. As soon as she landed in Karachi, she started with her tales of her journey. There’s one such tale which has forced me into narrating it to everyone I know, a tale of gratitude, love, sacrifice,…

Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.W.) – Animal Rights

The Prophet (S.A.W.W.) not only preached to the people to show kindness to each other but also to all living souls. He forbade the practice of cutting tails and manes of horses, of branding animals at any soft spot, and of keeping horses saddled unnecessarily. If he saw any animal over-loaded or ill-fed he would…

Living Your Life The Corporate Way

For any successful corporate in the world, a mission statement is an integral part of its policy so that everyone from the topmost departments to the lower level ones can adhere to it and remind themselves of what the company stands for. A mission statement describes the purpose of the company and what it wants…

Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.W.) – King of the Common Folk.

Though a Prophet and a King, Muhammad (S.A.W.W.) was the man of the common people. He sat and ate with them. Shared their joys and sorrows, helped the weak, widows and orphans and sympathized with the distressed. He found the world sunk deep in degrading ignorance, superstition, vice and cruelty. He saw people disunited and…

Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) – Soften The Heart of Thy Enemy

One day Muhammad (S.A.W.W.) was sleeping under a tree, away from his camp. He was awakened by his enemy Du’thur ibn al-Harith with sword, standing over him. “O Muhammad! Who is there now to save you?” “God!” replied the Apostle. The wild Bedouin suddenly began to shiver and dropped his sword. The Prophet picked the…

Noble has a name – Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.W.)

Ibn Shahr Ashob narrates that some of the noble virtues and precious characters of the Holy Prophet (S) as mentioned in various traditions are: He was wiser, intelligent, tolerant, judicious, just, kind and courageous than all. His holy hand never stretched to a lady who was not permissible to him and he was most generous….