Tagged Women


The Abominable Touch

*Madinah, Saudi Arabia* Perhaps around 8-10 years ago, I and the elder sister walk into a small local store while our madre waited out in the car. Although it was the only one open in the area, it was also quite close to the Masjid and presumably ‘safe’. It was unoccupied and while we separated,…


Warm Whispers Of Istighfaar

I am in love with Istighfaar. Every time I hear this term, torrents of words instantly flow in my mind: Forgiveness, Comfort, Opening, Hope, Broken, Needy, Du’aa, Abundance! These words, then, help me to reflect deeply upon the beauty of istighfaar and on its constant companionship during the highs and lows of life. Thus, I…


Safiyyah Bint Huayy – Our Mother

  Safiyyah bint Huyayy was one of the wives of the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم, and was a Jewess before she married him. Her lineage became an immense test of her patience and restrain, thus beautifying her character even more رضي الله عنها, as we shall go on to see. Lineage and Early Life…


Signage’s of Life

The wiper was tirelessly smearing the raindrops striking the windscreen. The sky, over the famous Shehr-e-Khaas didn’t seem happy at all although Haleema in the car was ecstatic. She was jubilant which was evident by the glow on her face. Her light brown eyes were full of light. She was excited but contained. Her marriage…


Nusaybah – The Warrior

Umm Ammaarah, also known as Nusaybah Bint Kaab is a true heroine in Islam. A woman, whose love for Allah and His Messenger outshone her love for anything and everyone else. She was passionate in serving Islam, and the fuel of her passion was her strong faith in Allah. Now, for a moment, lets travel…

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