I pass by the house, the house of Layla, and I kiss this wall and that wall....– Qays ibn al-Mulawwah (via majdimam)
The Rajab Letter
This is an excerpt from the book Kanz al-Najāḥ wa as-Surūr (“The Treasures of Success and Happiness”), a book highlighting the special qualities of each month. As the blessed and holy month of Rajab enters, hopefully this information will be of use in allowing us all to appreciate it and benefit from it: So, my dear friend, put forth a great effort in the month of Rajab, may Allāh have mercy on...
nationalgeographicmagazine: The First Grader: The Story In a small, remote, mountaintop primary school in the Kenyan bush, hundreds of children are jostling for a chance for the free education newly promised by the Kenyan government. One applicant causes astonishment when he knocks on the door of the school. He is Maruge (Oliver Litondo), an old Mau Mau veteran in his 80s, who is desperate to...
Intro to Imam al-Ghazali's "The Remembrance of...
In the Name of God, Most Compassionate and Merciful Praised be God, Who with death did break the necks of tyrants, shattering with it the backs of Persia’s kings, cutting short the apsirations of the Caesars, whose hearts were long averse to recalling death, until the true promise came to them and cast them into the pit. From the loftiest of palaces into the deepest of graves they...
Traditional Islam is not the replication of the positions of the ancients; it is...– Sh. Abdal Hakim Murad
‘I shall ordain My mercy for those who are conscious of God and pay the...– Qur’an 7:156-157
Is a dead person brought back to life by Us, and given light with which to walk...– Qur’an 6:122