Javeed Ali

An open letter to Molvi Nauman by a Shia Muslim

An open letter to Molvi Nauman by a Shia Muslim

Dear Molvi Nauman Sahab, Asalamualikum ‘A person is either your brother in faith, or your equal in humanity’ —– Imam Ali (A.S.) We have been hearing your lies and allegations which you very frequently make on the pulpit of Prophet Mohammad (SAWW) against all the sects of the Muslim Ummah except the one you like. […]

 Assad Ahmed

Political Islam: A response to Nadeem Farooq Paracha

Political Islam: A response to Nadeem Farooq Paracha

In our day and age most writers, particularly journalists, express their opinions on “academic topics” without any erudition about these topics. In the recent past, many famous writers have been writing about the complex theological and metaphysical issues without any sound research and bereft of any profundity. A few days ago, famous writer Nadeem Farooq […]

 Soudha Sultana

I am a woman of 21st century

I am a woman of 21st century

I am a woman of 21st century Not a woman of prehistoric era That I will allow anyone To define me and my rights I came from the eastern land Where the sun rise and shine I am perfectly imperfect And yet I remember teachings of my deen As they are flowing in my veins […]

 Sheikh Aatif

Gender based division of labour: an Islamic perspective

Gender based division of labour: an Islamic perspective

Being a student of Sociology, I came across the theory of Emile Durkheim on Divison of Labour. In his theory, he says there are two types of societies viz. Primitive (Mechanical society) and the Advanced (Organic). He defined the former one as the society in which there was less divison of labour i.e. workforce was […]

 Mugees Kaiser

Revisiting the reconstruction of religious thought – envisaging its nature and scope

Revisiting the reconstruction of religious thought – envisaging its nature and scope

There are innumerable injunctions put forth by the Quran and Sunnah which warn Muslims about making alterations in the religion of God like the previous nations (Jews) who morphed the divine text under the weight of their own whims and desires; thus earned God’s displeasure. The stigma associated with something known as bid’ah (innovation) is […]

 Ghazi Nazir

Modern Qur’ānic Hermeneutics: Reality or Cacophony

Modern Qur’ānic Hermeneutics: Reality or Cacophony

“Modern Qur’ānic Hermeneutics” is a title often used by “progressive” elements within the Muslim societies to debunk the traditional understanding of Islam, a title used to justify the need for “re-interpretation” of the Qur’ān in the modern times. It’s propounders call for “liberation of Islam” from the yoke of clerical monopoly and its harmonization with […]

 Lubna Binti Nayeem

Heights of Sacrifice

Heights of Sacrifice

Oh Allah! Thou as proclaimed the devise Eid ul Azha, an honour of worthy sacrifice Reminds the spirit of Prophet Abraham To sacrifice the one beloved to him Eid ul Azha, ends the tenure of Hajj As the crowd near to the Ka’abah Is to be approaching to Allah Wretched by theirn sins so to […]

 Khubaib Mujtaba

Garden of Karbala

Garden of Karbala

In the dark of night the music begins And the ecstatic wind swirls around Like a sufi, swirling around love. As of Hussain, noose patiently waits, For another Hussain to descend. Like the garden of Karbala I see Blood, the rivers cry, mountains wail, Trees sob, in unison narrate their tragedies. The little girl peeps […]

 Owais Manzoor Dar

Reclaiming the role and status of mosque

Reclaiming the role and status of mosque

The chore of the partisan of God is not only to banquet the word of God from the pulpit but to crash oppression, dissent, malice, wickedness, transgression and illegal profiting in this world, to end the frugality of the ‘lords beside God’ and to establish the virtue instead of vice. Islam is a complete and […]

 Lubna Binti Nayeem

Paradise Women

Paradise Women

Almighty mentions in the Quran for men The armors and patrons for women But, yet to she be seeker of him Rather in his heart of time with dim Men support her for means and deeds Provides her with comply of needs As Prophet(PBUH) states, about real men One who is best to wife and […]

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