Category Archives: Personal Stories

Lessons from My Hajj


Hana Khan My brother, his wife, my lovely sister and I went for Hajj this year. From the day we made our niyyah* to the day we returned, every moment was filled with miracles, surprises and realizations. As a result, our hearts now have  a yearning to learn … Continue reading

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Making the Culture of Tasbeeh Common Around me


بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Samreen Awan “Tasbeeh of Allah (سبحانه و تعالى) is to declare His perfection and to glorify Him by removing any fault, deficiency, weakness or similarity to creation from Him.” سَبَّحَ لِلَّهِ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ وَهُوَ الْعَزِيزُ الْحَكِيمُ “Whatever is … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls- Subhan’Allah!


بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Abeer سَنُرِيهِمْ آيَاتِنَا فِي الْآفَاقِ وَفِي أَنفُسِهِمْ حَتَّى يَتَبَيَّنَ لَهُمْ أَنَّهُ الْحَقُّ أَوَلَمْ يَكْفِ بِرَبِّكَ أَنَّهُ عَلَى كُلِّ شَيْءٍ شَهِيدٌ “We will show them our signs in the horizons and within themselves until it becomes clear … Continue reading

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Do You Have the Qualities of A True Believer?


بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Samreen Awan فَمَا أُوتِيتُم مِّن شَيْءٍ فَمَتَاعُ الْحَيَاةِ الدُّنْيَا وَمَا عِندَ اللَّهِ خَيْرٌ وَأَبْقَى لِلَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَلَى رَبِّهِمْ يَتَوَكَّلُونَ36 وَالَّذِينَ يَجْتَنِبُونَ كَبَائِرَ الْإِثْمِ وَالْفَوَاحِشَ وَإِذَا مَا غَضِبُوا هُمْ يَغْفِرُونَ37 وَالَّذِينَ اسْتَجَابُوا لِرَبِّهِمْ وَأَقَامُوا الصَّلَاةَ وَأَمْرُهُمْ شُورَى … Continue reading

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