ease

after hardship comes ease i know but its hard to tell ur heart to quiet down to muster strength to carry on when all looks so glum its difficult but yet I hope for the dark clouds to show that silver lining and reveal to me that ease which my heart yearns for for isn’t …

When Abu Bakr, Umar nearly lost all

            This is an article I received in e-mail. Read and share and apply in your lives. THE Prophet (peace be upon him) was once sitting with his companions when they were approached by some horsemen as delegates from the tribe of Banu Tamim. As with any tribe coming to …

Khandar – The Kashmiri Wedding – Kupwara

A few years back I had the honour of being invited to a wedding feast in Kupwara. To me a chance to visit the countryside in Kashmir is always something I look forward to – not only does it pristine unmatched beauty thrill me, the simplicity of its people, the sweet smile of the kids who grow up away from the ‘city-life’ makes me feel like this is the real Kashmir. Kashmir away from the ugly influences that makes us act like someone else.

Modern Stress And Its Cure

Well here I am again, sharing something I received in my inbox today. I hope you find it useful. May Allah relieve the stress in our lives. Modern Stress And Its Cure From Quran by Shahin Akhtar MD Stress is the most common aliment of modern age. It has been implicated in the causation of …

Kashmiri Song – Love for the Prophet

Woke up one fine morning to a beautiful sound. I knew he was here – singing eloquently – naats and other songs praising Allah and professing love of the Prophet. Grabbed my dupatta, got my son ready and we ran down to see my parents in law listening as this man sung. There was magic …

Khandar the Kashmiri Wedding – Part 3

For those of you who have visited my blog before, you might have already read a little something about the Kashmiri Wedding here. While preparation of food (see Khandar the Kashmiri Wedding)  is a very elaborate and lavish affair, the process of finding your soul-mate, the koshur-way is a complicated and tiring process (see Khandar …