Not a single person can deny the fact that human nature is notorious and censurable; history is one unfortunate witness to this very fact! But human beings are bound to err. They were never designed to be perfect, nor do they run on pre-defined algorithms for pre-designed results. They are not machines- rather they are driven by their... Continue Reading →
19 Lessons Fatherhood Taught Me
By Zaki Imtiaz As Muslims, we often hear the virtues of motherhood and the benefits that kids bring to their mothers. However, it seems that fatherhood and its joy and importance often get ignored in the process. So, I decided to compile a list of some things that I've learnt and experienced from being a... Continue Reading →
That strange little meeting..
By Zaki Imtiaz It was like a gigantic wave of blood gushing in my aorta when I came close to him for the first time. I couldn't resist the appeal to hold him close, embrace him against my chest, feel the raw aroma coming out of his body. I was feeling a unique warmth in... Continue Reading →
Is it time to marry?
By Zaki Imtiaz Today at lunch time, I had a small discussion with two of my friends. We were looking for an answer to the question, "What is the right age to get married?" We concluded that it actually depends on some factors. The right time is when a combination of some qualities and some... Continue Reading →
Caught between the Mother and the Wife
By Zaki Imtiaz The best thing about getting married is partnership, isn't it? Ask those who are happily married. A marriage may survive without money, but can't survive without the mutual partnership. Newly married couples enjoy their lives in the most halal way. Allah has described them as Libas (garments) of each other, covering... Continue Reading →
You’re dying to marry, but are you ready to marry?
By Zaki Imtiaz Do you know what is the most discussed matter among the Muslim youth these days? At least, among those whom I know. Yeah, you guessed it right: Marriage. You say the word and you see these Colgate smiles on their faces. Everybody wants to get married, don't they? Indeed, Nikah is an... Continue Reading →
Writing Wasiyah – A Forgotton Sunnah
By Zaki Imtiaz Bismillah, walhamdulillah was-salaatu was-salaamu ‘ala Rasulillah! I begin with the name of Allah, all praise is due to Him alone, and I send peace and blessings upon the Messenger of Allah, Muhammad (Salallahu alaihi wa sallam) I have seen several families fighting over the issues of Virasat (inheritance) and Wasiyah... Continue Reading →
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