Patience, a Road to Success

“O you who believe! Be patient and excel in patience and remain steadfast, and be careful of (your duty to) Allah, that you may be successful.”(Holy Qur’an, 3:200) Patience is

Brotherhood in Islam

إِنَّمٌا الْمُؤْمِنُونَ إِخْوَةٌ فَأَصْلِحُوا بَيْنَ أَخَوَيْكُمْ وَاتَّقُوا اللٌّهَ لَعَلَّكُمْ تُرْحَمُونَ “Without doubt the believers are brothers of one another so then make peace and harmony between your brothers and have consciousness of Allah so that maybe He will show you mercy.” (Surah Hujurat, verse 10) Imam Sadiq (as) is quoted

Muslim Contributions to Astronomy

This is the fourth article of a series that will be focused on influential Muslim scientists. To see if any other articles have been uploaded, search the tag or keywords ‘Muslim scientists’  Muslims made significant contributions in the field of astronomy which is greatly acknowledged in the history texts, “Since

Two Parallels

Being the holder of the eyes that only weep for Husayn gave us the ears to hear the heavens and the earth call out his name His body is here and the earth is thankful for the remnant but on the day that someone, somewhere knew that he was going

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Advice from al-Sayyid Ali al-Sistani for the Believing Youth

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Greetings and salutations to the Grand Marja, Ayatullah al-Uzma al-Sayyid Ali al-Hussaini al-Sistani (may the Almighty grant him a long life). We are a group of youth studying in university and are among those who play an active role in social

The Skies Roar

Sheikh Nimr’s scars were lessons for us to live by, his sacrifice was holy and led to an Islamic awakening Sheikh Nimr welcomed pain like an envelope hungry for money He was tortured, bruised, and battered but couldn’t be silenced–the Saudi pigs thought they could exile his soul from this

The Case for God’s Existence

A common critique of theists is their inability to prove God’s existence rationally and scientifically. It is often claimed that the case for God’s existence is merely an emotional one, with no basis in intellect. Through rational objective reasoning, I have aimed to prove the existence of a higher power,

Azaadari; Karbala

A mourning held in the heavens For the bodies that lay on the hot plains Their blood was desecrated And their sanctity violated Initiated by none other than his esteemed household This tradition we will uphold Lessons of peace and unity in processions The message of Husayn we will spread

A Long Awaited Martyrdom

The new year has started but unfortunately not the way we anticipate Alas, Sheikh al-Nimr has been killed after a long awaited fate The murderers of Nimr are none other than ale-Saud Who followed the footsteps of Shimr and ale-Yahood Today they think that they shut down the voice of

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Ibn al-Haytham; Science and the Optics

This is the third article of a series that will be focused on influential Muslim scientists. To see if any other articles have been uploaded, search the tag or keywords ‘Muslim scientists’ Abu Ali al-Hasan ibn al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham, known as Alhazen in Latin, is among the greatest scientists of

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