It wouldn’t be farfetched to write about a near life death experience, but that’s a story for another day. Today, I attended a Janazah; my first Janazah. And today, I’ve never been more close to death. Wallahi, four years ago, I didn’t even know what Janazah was. I remember the day I learned about Janazah… Continue reading Closeness to Death
Ignorance Vs Knowledge
Incoming short story In the time of Umar Ibn Khattab, he would go and inspect the market and he would tell the Businessmen in the market of Madinah: “You are not allowed to sell in our market place unless you have (Fiqh) otherwise you will deal with Riba (interest) whether you like it or not.”… Continue reading Ignorance Vs Knowledge
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
11/11/2012; A Death Within A Community.
I’d like to begin this post with a reminder, a verse from the Quran: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا اتَّقُوا اللَّهَ حَقَّ تُقَاتِهِ وَلَا تَمُوتُنَّ إِلَّا وَأَنتُم مُّسْلِمُونَ "O you who believe! fear Allah as He should be feared and die not except in a state of Islam." 3:102 I pray for Taqwa(Taqwa is a high state… Continue reading 11/11/2012; A Death Within A Community.