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Ramzan Series 2018 – the Pakistani Woman

45 ways to make Laylatul Qadr spiritually enlightening – Ramzan, 27

[Ramzan, 26] Ramzan series: Layatul Qadr Special! Tonight is 27th Ramzan, a date commonly taken as laylatul qadr by most mufassireen and aalim. Special prayers and duas are prepared for this blessed night in order to earn mercy and forgiveness from Allah. Here are some suggestions by us to help you have a more spiritual experience tonight. Share th [...]

By |2018-06-27T01:17:37+03:00June 11th, 2018|Islam|

Divorce, in the light of the Quran – Ramzan, 23

[Ramzan, 23] Welcome to Day 23 of our Ramzan Writing Series. Today’s topic is divorce laws in the Quran and sharia. Before we start this topic, I want to add that this article will cover only concise details. For individual consultations, please refer to some aalim. 🌸 HOW IS DIVORCE GIVEN IN THE LAW OF ALLAH * It is recommended that two witnesses b [...]

By |2018-06-27T01:10:34+03:00June 8th, 2018|Islam, Know Your Rights|

Dua – Ramzan, 22

[Ramzan, 22] Welcome to Day 22 of our Ramzan Writing Series. Today’s topic is Dua. Dua means to call, to invoke someone in a sort of hushed way. A word similar to dua is “nida’a” which means to call from afar. So when we say we make dua, we mean to say we are calling someone close to us. What a beautiful way to put it! Subhan’Allah. Dua is first an [...]

By |2018-06-27T01:05:41+03:00June 7th, 2018|Islam|

Taw’bah – Ramzan, 21 (Member Submission)

[Ramzan, 21] Welcome to the Day 21 of our Ramzan Series. Today’s prompt is submitted by Afsheen Umar. Today’s topic is taw’bah, or repentance. When an unknown burden accompanies you all the time and makes your heart and soul restless, when you have everything around that can make a person happy yet you don't feel that joy, when this feeling of carr [...]

By |2018-06-27T00:58:43+03:00June 6th, 2018|Islam|

Quran on Menstruation – Ramzan, 20

[Ramzan, 20] Welcome to Day 20 of our Ramzan Writing Series. As we enter the last ashra of Ramzan, we talk about menstruation today so that we can plan our ibaadaat likewise. Menstruation, or periods in common language, is something that is not openly discussed in our society. Periods are something that every girl faces for all her reproductive yea [...]

By |2018-06-27T00:52:13+03:00June 5th, 2018|Basics, Infertility, Islam|

Source Of All Knowledge (reflections from Ayat ul Kursi) – Ramzan, 19

[Ramzan, 19] Welcome to Day 19 of our Ramzan Writing Series. Today I wanted to discuss a beautiful point in Ayat ul Kursi. Ayat ul Kursi is one of the most beautiful ayaat in the Quran. In English, its name is often translated to “The Throne Verse”. In this ayah, Allah has introduced Himself to all His creations by telling us about His Attributes. [...]

By |2018-06-27T00:43:28+03:00June 4th, 2018|Islam|

Lactation (Parenthood) In The Quran – Ramzan, 18

[Ramzan, 18] Welcome to Day 18 of our Ramzan Writing Series. Today’s topic briefly touches parenthood and lactation. In Surah Baqarah, ayat 233, Allah says, “The mothers shall give suck to their offspring for two whole years, if the father desires to complete the term. But he shall bear the cost of their food and clothing on equitable terms. No sou [...]

By |2018-06-27T00:38:05+03:00June 3rd, 2018|Islam, Lifestyle, Motherhood & Parenting, Pregnancy|

Female Infertility In The Quran – Ramzan, 16

[Ramzan, 16] Welcome to Day 16 of our Ramzan Writing Series. Today I want to talk about Quran’s take on female infertility. Since I am just a student of the Quran, like many of you, I will talk about an ayaah that recently struck me while studying. Surah Anbiya, ayat 89 and 90: وَزَكَرِيَّا إِذْ نَادَى رَبَّهُ رَبِّ لَا تَذَرْنِي فَرْدًا وَأَنتَ خَ [...]

Kufr – Ramzan, 15

[Ramzan, 15] Welcome to Day 15 of the Ramzan Writing Series. Today’s topic is “kufr”. Kufr, in Sharia linguistics means to turn away from the commands of Allah and His Deen. Kufr, in Arabic, means to hide or conceal something. A farmer is sometimes called kaafir in Arabic because he sows (hides) seed in soil for it to grow, the seed being “hidden” [...]

By |2018-06-27T00:23:34+03:00May 31st, 2018|Islam|

Gratitude In Hardship – Ramzan, 13

[Ramzan, 13] Welcome to Day 13 of the Ramzan Writing Series. Today’s topic is “Gratitude In Hardships”. When faced with a calamity, the response of a believer should be that of patience and gratitude. I could understand the “patience” part but couldn’t understand how to show “gratitude”. What kind of gratitude was expected of me? An ignorant person [...]

By |2018-06-27T00:18:16+03:00May 29th, 2018|Islam, Lifestyle, Self Improvement|