Learned something new today. The Earth is round and I forgot that.So, what happened was the first thing we did when arrived in New York Hotel was finding the Qibla. Checked the Qibla App and it was showing North East. I was pretty puzzled and wondered if the app was accurate.Then I realized, that I … Continue reading Qibla from New York
We went out early for Fajr prayers at the Al-Aqsa mosque. A comical sight as we saw Ustaz in a black polo shirt and wearing bright red gloves. He had to borrow his wife's gloves. That walk along the Lions' Gate took us pass the Golden Dome first. What a sight. The shining golden dome. … Continue reading Al-Quds
This story is inspiring. May Allah allow Bro. Nouman Ali Khan to do an interview with Bro. Robert and inspire others. http://youtu.be/vthRr3gk4W4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIienBa3zis&list=UUNDpwS2nEiGiJAW3Oe-3zBg&feature=share&index=9 A beautiful snip from a little Muslim girl. A nice change from the Sheikhs and Ustazs.
A poem by Abdullah Al Andalusi titled "Converses of Wisdom". What I like about this poem is actually the very last line... The attempt to stir up the insides of most average Muslims on the street. To do a bit more. May Allah preserve him. You may follow his tweets and his blogs. Converses of Wisdom by Abdullah Al … Continue reading Converses of Wisdom
Really looking forward to attend Al-Maghrib's Insititue, Fiqh of Salah with Sheikh Abu Easa Niamatullah, over the next 2 weekends, insyaallah. Has always been a fan of his dark humour and straight in the face comments which trigger my thoughts into the many implications and underlying messages. He is the founder I guess of 1st … Continue reading Fiqh of Salah next
I look forward to hear the iqamah... What? U heard osama? I don't care about any osama obama. I care about my "karma" not as in endless cycle of karma... but as in the after life, the akhirah .... and I feel peace when I hear the iqamah.
Finally we hit Nami Island aka Republic of Naminara. Looked forward to eat at the Drama Cafe on the island. We had trouble reaching there a few days ago, due to the shutdown of the old train services. A new line had in fact just opened on that day, and we did not understand the … Continue reading Seoul Day 8: Nami Island (Halal Drama Cafe)
We checked out from Butterfly on Morisson at 6am. It was already so bright as we strolled down to the City Flyer A11 bus stop located along Gloucester Street. Goodbye HK. Thanks for the great trip. And yes, I still have that cutesy "Its a Small World" tune from Disneyland Hong Kong in my head … Continue reading Hong Kong Day 6: Return Home + RoundUp