Posts Tagged ‘ Ramadhan ’

Quran Journey Series – Reflections on Quranic verses – II

Jul 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Quran Journey Series, Religion
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In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful “See you not how Allah sets forth a parable? – A goodly word as a goodly tree, whose root is firmly fixed, and its branches (reach) to the sky (i.e. very high). Giving its fruit at all times, by the Leave of its Lord […]



Ramadhan – The Month of The Quran

Jul 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest, Religion
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  “The month of Ramadhan is the month in which the Quran was revealed; a guide for the people, the most authoritative of all guidance and a criteria to discern right from wrong”. (Al Baqarah:185) As Muslims around the world celebrate the arrival of Ramadhan – the month of compassion, reflection and forgiveness – they […]



Am I a Seasonal Muslim?

Sep 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan, Religion, World
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I am all alone at home, no one is watching me. The fridge is full of yummy food and my favourite chocolates and desserts. But I wouldn’t eat. The world would still think I am fasting if I quietly take a sip of water or a chunk of chocolate. But I wouldn’t. Why? When a drop […]



A Profane Spirituality

Jul 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Pakistan, Religion
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Pakistani private television channels glamorously sport sensational televangelists to satiate the public appetite for spirituality amidst tawdry entertainment galore. The trend rockets in Ramadan when popular media faces don sobriety in cotton shalwar kameezes of subdued hues, skull caps and most alluring beaded scarves and chiffon dupattas. It sells! This year once again we have […]



Welcome Ramadan

Jul 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest, Religion, World
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By the grace of Almighty, the holy month of Ramadan is here. With every beginning of Ramadan, the environment suddenly changes in Islamic world and the bond between Muslims gets stronger and more beautiful. It’s a month of virtues, repentance, charity, forgiveness and blessings.  The month gives us opportunity to reconnect with our family and […]



The Clothesline

Aug 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest, Religion, Social
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So many of the Ramadan have passed without benefitting the soul much. This could be a different one. The periodic break from reality is refreshing. Almost musical; mystical. To consistently be able to get up before dawn for Fajr prayers, timing your midday to slip in to the hospital chapel to bow down in prayer […]