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Tribute to the Martyrs.

30th April is commemorated all across Pakistan as the Youm e Shohada, to honor and remember the martyrs, who laid down their lives for this Pak Sar Zameen. A lofty status such as that of Martyrdom, is reserved only for those souls, who live for others and never hesitate for a second to sacrifice their … Continue reading

Iqbal the Alchemist

Sir Allama Muhammad Iqbal, is not just a poet, in fact even the term “Revolutionary Poet” doesn`t do justice to Iqbal. Iqbal is a sage whose thoughts and ideas extend over time just like Rumi (Iqbal has frequently claimed Rumi to be his spiritual guide) . A single article or for that matter even a single book will not be enough to synthesise Iqbals entire life, his thought, his message ,his inspiration and his ideals. Therefore I`ll restrict this article only to a few key areas of Iqbals thought. Continue reading

Terrorism or Revolution!

The flowers are blooming, birds chirping and air getting warmer all signs are suggesting the inevitable arrival of spring in Pakistan. In any saner part of the world, people would have been overjoyed upon the arrival of spring, whereas in Pakistan, spring marks the arrival of Taliban. This however is not a natural phenomenon,instead it … Continue reading

The Prophetic Legacy: Forever Living, Forever Enlightening

When Almighty Allah created Prophet Adam  عليه السلام, it was for the purpose of sending a vicegerent on the Earth who would remind people of God, to ensure that humanity would become subservient to Him and would spend their days and nights in awe of the Magnificent Creator, praising no-one but Him and turning to … Continue reading

Remembering the martyrs of Gyari Sector.

On 7 April 2012, an avalanche hit a Pakistani military base near theSiachen Glacier region, trapping 140 soldiers and civilian contractors under deep snow. It was the worst avalanche that the Pakistani military base has experienced in the area. The morning of 7th April turned out to be one of deep grief for the entire nation, almost 140 brave sons of … Continue reading

Shikwa and Jawab-e-Shikwa

Shikwa and Jawab-e-Shikwa; a series of complaints to God regarding our situation as an Ummah and the reply of God. Shikwa takes on a complacent attitude, expressing how God should be grateful to us for our servitude to Him, whereas Jawab-e-Shikwa takes on an extremely heavenly quality, reminding man that his pride in himself is … Continue reading

Elements of Deception & Slavery

The history of human beings has seen a lot of peaks and dips. There have been times when we have been at our best and times when we have been at our worst. The Second Orthodox Caliph of Islam Umar[May Allah be pleased with him] said that “Allah created man free..” Throughout our history whenever … Continue reading