Monthly Archives: February 2012

Nostalgia – By Zahra Mohamed

nos·tal·gi·a \nä-ˈstal-jə, nə- also nȯ-, nō-; nə-ˈstäl-\ n. 1. A bittersweet longing for things, persons, or situations of the past. 2. The condition of being homesick; homesickness. My heart aches while writing this. 2 years ago, I found my home, … Continue reading

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Scratching the surface – By Huda Ali

In the name of Allah, the Ever Merciful, the Especially Merciful All praise is due to Allah the Nourisher of the worlds. And may Allah’s salutations be upon His servant and messenger, Muhammad [s], and upon the purified guides of … Continue reading

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Alone we walk? – By Kamran Syed

We continuously walk across the bridge of destiny alone sometimes jumping and sometimes slipping over the obstacles in our way. Indeed we are alone but we can have help to cross the bridge and take a more straight path, if … Continue reading

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End the loneliness of Imam Mahdi (ajf) – by Hussain Makke

When that familiar time of Muharram comes around, many of us feel that connection once again. Our connection to Imam Hussain (as) is revived, we cry for him, we feel for him, we visit him, we talk to him. This … Continue reading

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Finding Ahlulbayt – by Sanasino

Over the past few months I have been highly hesitant of addressing this particular issue, as I know there are people around me who would instantly judge me based on their immaculate knowledge of the Deen. I wondered whether I … Continue reading

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The Land of Karbala – by Khadija Zahra Sheikh

My whole life I long to be there, My heart is not at rest until I stand in Baynol Haramayn. Here, I look to one side I see the son of Muhammad and on the other side I see the … Continue reading

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The Invitation – by Ali-Akber Sheikh

Bismillah ir-Rahman ir-Rahim I was told that visiting the Ahlul-bayt can only be done on invitation only, you are called upon. Even if you have all the money and time in the world, you may not have the honour of … Continue reading

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