Money, Fame, Beauty– Is this enough?

We think happiness in life comes with the combination of money, fame and beauty. If richness buys security and happiness, how come so many rich people are disillusioned, miserable and depressed? How many rich people need counseling and medication for stress and anger, and cannot even enjoy a peaceful night's sleep? How many successful businessmen… Continue reading Money, Fame, Beauty– Is this enough?

Who is Muhammad (PBUH)

Muhammad (peace be upon him), the Messenger of Allah was sent as a role model, a teacher, and mercy to mankind to guide us from darkness to light. He was born and raised in the Arabic peninsula in a time of ignorance, tribalism, violence and mischief. It was also an age where eloquent Arabic poetry… Continue reading Who is Muhammad (PBUH)

Guarding the tongue and actions.

Aswad ibn Asram (RA) once asked Rasulullah (SAW) for advice. Rasulullah (SAW) asked him to hold tight with his hand. If unable, then to hold his tongue. If unable, not to spread his hand and his tongue except with goodness, which in other words means to be careful of what he does and says. Narrated… Continue reading Guarding the tongue and actions.

Liberation from our own Desires

To love someone we have to serve. Why do we keep falling during this journey today? It is because we are stubbornly clinging on to what we want, and therefore become slaves to our yearnings, be it money, food, status, physical relationships, or showing off. Once the desire intensifies, we would do anything to fulfil… Continue reading Liberation from our own Desires

But I am already a worshipper!!

So how come some with hijab, beard, niqab and other cosmetic components of Islam have bad manners or behave in ways that are contrary to the noble values of Islam? This is because they do not know the reality of their journeys. Their behaviours clash with true Islamic behaviour, and thus their appearance is just… Continue reading But I am already a worshipper!!