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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings – Final Thoughts on Junaid Jamshed

Dec 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Featured, Latest, Pakistan, Religion
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I know why the caged bird sings, ah me, When his wing is bruised and his bosom sore, When he beats his bars and would be free; It is not a carol of joy or glee, But a prayer that he sends from his heart’s deep core, But a plea, that upward to Heaven he […]



Khadijah – The Beloved of The Prophet Muhammad (SAW)

Feb 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured, Latest, Religion
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He was young, handsome, of noble lineage and of impeccable character. He was known as “The Truthful” and “The Trustworthy”. Yes, he was born an orphan and his financial standing was not the best when Khadija (ra) met him. But he, nevertheless, was the best of the best. The epitome of the human race, when […]



Am I Not Your Lord?

Oct 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured, Latest, Religion
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“Apart from what theologians have taught you what do you know of God yourself?” asked a new found friend. I reflected on the question and thought some more, during the early morning showers, the long drives to work, a lunch completed in solitude, the gratitude and the atmosphere of reflection that is born in the […]



The ‘Begum’ and ‘Saheb’ Culture

Sep 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured, Latest, Pakistan, Religion, Social
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Come, visualize with me.. Sakeena, a 10 year old who has never been to school, never enjoyed playing with dolls let alone the funky hi-tech gadgets,  is carrying a 1 year old in her lap, sitting on a table distant to begum saheba’s. Her dull glitterless clothes, unadorned arms and ears tell us, she’s the odd one. […]