Reality of “Muslim” weddings

read time: 3 min Setting: Wedding Hall. Stage in the centre and draped with soft silks. Music playing in the background. Six hundred eager people conversing and anticipating the arrival of the bride. Enter the bride. A dazzling young beauty, laden with only the finest and softest materials enters the hall. Glittery ornaments sparkling in her hair and diamond earrings hanging low, result in some favourable murmurs and nods of approval amongst the women and leaves others baffled at how she managed to grow double her hair length overnight. She smiles, walks down the aisle, and approaches her husband who carefully hands her an exquisite bouquet of the choicest flowers and takes

Kibr (Pride/Arrogance)

read time: 2 minThe Prophet ﷺ said, “No one who has an atom’s-weight of Pride in his heart will enter Paradise.” A man said, “O Messenger of Allah, what if a man likes his clothes and his shoes to look good?” He ﷺ said, “Allah is Beautiful and loves beauty, Pride means rejecting the truth and looking down on people” [Sahih Muslim].Commentary: The word or the name for arrogance/pride in Arabic is ‘Kibr’. This is the inner quality of pride. The name of the outward quality is ‘Takabbur’ which means arrogance. Arrogance is a blameworthy characteristic which is the feature of Iblees and his followers in this world, those on whose hearts Allah


Pornography has become an epidemic. At least 66% of men aged eighteen to thirty-four indulge in porn; 41% of women have intentionally watched it online; 90% of teenagers who are regular internet users have viewed it; and prepubescents are being treated for pornography addiction. There are now over one-quarter of one billion pornographic websites in existence. We spend more on porn than on football, baseball, and basketball combined. $14 billion a year is spent in California alone. In 2005, $1.5 billion was spent on cell phone porn in western Europe. Two-thirds of human resources professionals have found porn on an employee’s computer. And the most searched for picture in human history

The Ugly Side of ‘the ‘Beautiful’ Game’

read time: 6 min With a fanbase of an estimated 3.5 billion compared to a world population of 7.5 billion,[1][2]football is the most popular sport in the world and its following is incredible. The spring and summer months entice added attention with the seasons’ grand finales. Clubs compete for domestic and European honours in the spring whilst nations compete for international honours in the summer. The ongoing transfer sagas, the managerial movements, the various rivalries – all amplified by billion-pound marketing campaigns – makes the game largely unaffected by seasonality. The lure throughout the year is simply irresistible. The temptation is so great that a recent study by British snack

Is Television destroying you?

Television has become the most common way of entertainment and amusement today. It has replaced many physical activities, like sports and reading, which were previously utilized by people to spend their leisure time. However, television is not the correct substitute for those activities, which besides entertaining also enhance skills and talents. Research performed on the impact of television undoubtedly prove its ill effects upon the viewers! Moreover, most part of the entertainment programs displayed on television transgress Islamic bounds… The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu alaihi wa-sallam) said: “Everything with which a man amuses himself is Baatil (baseless, null and impermissible) – except three, his practicing with bow (and arrow); his