Rows of Juniper trees line the garden area and look more orange than green. Fair enough, it is the peak of the fall season. With vending machines carrying his favourite soda, a tennis court with lush green flooring, cafeterias with all the right snacks, and rich brown staircases going up the 12-storey building, Ahmed -... Continue Reading →
I was a zestful and energetic young lad who had no other purpose except to enjoy life to its fullest. I did crazy stunts in my life because I believed that you only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. However, I was wrong; it’s not YOLO. It’s YOLT - You only live twice. It was a fatal bike accident that changed me completely. I had a near-death experience that made me the person I am today. The accident which I thought to be a catastrophe for me, resulted as a blessing from my Lord.
Aymun Sajid The Book Club is the first ever regular YC event I attended. I’m the stereotypical introverted artist-writer kind of person who’d rather read or draw than share common space with other humans. I’d just taken a gap year after 12th grade to try and figure out what my complicated self should do next.... Continue Reading →
"Make this Ramadan the time when we finally make an everlasting change. Our intention should be that we will continue the good work way after this one month. Make some promises to ourselves that this Ramadan we will finally make that change in our lives that we’ve been thinking about for years. The mindset should be that I will fast and worship Allah not because my family does it or all of our mates do it but because it is incumbent upon me to do this sort of worship." Read more on YC Blog! #Ramadan #YouthClubPk #YouthClubBlog #Habits #Ramadan2022
Most of us struggle to make time for our religious obligations in the midst of our wordly lives. Today, the majority of Muslims look for an answer to this pivotal question, how to strike a balance between practicing Deen and living in the Dunya? This is a query not just related to contemporary times. It arose in the early stages of Islam as well. A Companion of the Prophet, Hanzala (RA) feared that he had become a hypocrite because, during his day-to-day activities pertaining to his family or his business, thoughts of Allah would slip from his mind. He shared this concern with Abu Bakr (RA) who admitted to feeling the same. So they both went to the Prophet (PBUH) and Hanzala (RA) inquired: "Allah's Messenger, when we are in your company, we are reminded of Hell-Fire and Paradise as if we are seeing them with our own eyes, but whenever we go away from you and attend to our wives, children and business, much of these things go out of our minds.” To read what the Prophet PBUH responded with, read our new article by Muhammad Saddam on balancing practicing religion with dunya.
By Talha Waqas Modernism in relation to real life is a double edged sword. On one edge, there are the benefits of greater scientific and technological developments that advance humanity. The other edge emphasises movements and concepts that deny firm long-held beliefs on morality, liberty, and religiosity. Modern movements such as liberalism, secularism, and radical... Continue Reading →
By Rameen Arshad What kind of desires do we have in today’s world? Desire to have never ending wealth. Desire to own as many luxuries as a human on this planet can. Desire to be loved by the masses. To be famous. To live life in a way that people wish to be in our... Continue Reading →
By Namra Asif When a child comes to the world, his process of learning begins. He observes his environment and makes sense of everything. His parents are supportive in the process. They are the ones who help a child to shape his ideas and a definite approach towards various concepts of the world, morals, character,... Continue Reading →
Maryam Butt Perfectly Imperfect Oftentimes, in our life comes a situation where we tend to question the situation and end up asking “why me?” Sometimes things get worse beyond our thinking and many times we all fall in our life. We try to fix the problems we are facing but they become more chaotic, so... Continue Reading →
By Maria Javaid. This is a two-part series on the concept of death. This is the second part. Check out Part One here! Having understood that death is an inevitability, what can we do to challenge the notion of death to lead a successful Muslim life? Make peace with death Although no one can have... Continue Reading →