Egypt

Acquired and Applied Fiqh

Months down the road, I started attending Tajweed classes to perfect my recitation of the Quran. It should be noted that this is a subject of its own for not every average Arabic reader is capable of such. I learnt a lot and yet I still have a long way to go. Anyways, that’s beside… Continue reading Acquired and Applied Fiqh

Egypt

In Other Words: Al Bayyinah

For 8 months I resided in Egypt; with and without corrupt intentions. An issue I resolved Inshallah. I joined a well-known Arabic Learning Center in a city within a city. The Center I attended is founded by a female American Convert who studied Arabic in Egypt, and Mashallah mastered it. In Islam, we are taught… Continue reading In Other Words: Al Bayyinah

Egypt

A Tinted Nile; #PrayForEgypt

I’d like to start this post with a grave reminder: لَا يُكَلِّفُ اللَّهُ نَفْسًا إِلَّا وُسْعَهَا لَهَا مَا كَسَبَتْ وَعَلَيْهَا مَا اكْتَسَبَتْ رَبَّنَا لَا تُؤَاخِذْنَا إِن نَّسِينَا أَوْ أَخْطَأْنَا رَبَّنَا وَلَا تَحْمِلْ عَلَيْنَا إِصْرًا كَمَا حَمَلْتَهُ عَلَى الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِنَا رَبَّنَا وَلَا تُحَمِّلْنَا مَا لَا طَاقَةَ لَنَا بِهِ وَاعْفُ عَنَّا وَاغْفِرْ لَنَا وَارْحَمْنَا أَنتَ مَوْلَانَا… Continue reading A Tinted Nile; #PrayForEgypt

Egypt

Knowledge is -what they call- POWER!!

Knowledge is power. Often do we come across those exact words? Slathered all over our schools, universities, institutes and etc. Two years ago, those words were equivalent to meaningless to me. Well, the ignorant version of myself. I went to Egypt in October 2012 as a 19year old and I came back a 20-year-old. Despite… Continue reading Knowledge is -what they call- POWER!!