“How can I connect with the Quran when I don’t understand what I read??”, frustrated I screamed angrily at my mom while I was a teenager. Like most Indian kids I had learnt to recite the Quran albeit without proper Tajweed by age 7. Thanks to our wonderful Quran teacher, my brother and I had … Continue reading (Article) How I Transformed my Relationship with the Quran
We Muslims know that Shaytan aka Satan is our biggest enemy as mentioned, “Indeed, Satan is an enemy to you; so take him as an enemy…” (Qur’an 35:6). For as long as we are alive Shaytan will try to lure us into evil and will do his best to destroy us at every opportunity he … Continue reading (Article) Seven Classic Traps of Shaytan
At the peak of my womanhood I felt weak and incomplete, My body yearned for attention and my soul sought constant validation. Growing insecurities stripped away my sanctity and made me feel empty. I tried every trick in the devil's book to get a few admiring glances, And lo! Got more than what I wished … Continue reading (Poem) Why I wear my Hijab?