When I began my journey towards Allah (SWT)’s path, music was actually one of the last things I left. Believe me, I was always looking for ways to justify my music addiction. I had three shelves across my bedroom wall full of music CDs. Not only this, but I also had about 10-15 GBs worth of music stored on my computer. But despite looking far and wide, I was unable to find reasons that would justify my love for music.
Myth: Let the "Haraam" game begin O Prophet, why do you ban (on your self) something that Allah has made lawful for you, seeking to please your wives? And Allah is Most-Forgiving, Very-Merciful. (66:1) Though the story behind this verse is different, the gist is the same-- declaring something haraam upon yourself when it might not be.... Continue Reading →
A candid guest post by newly-wed writer, Imratul Ozair. “The whole notion of modern day lovveee is overrated, unrealistic and superficial!” declared the handsome new mehram in my life - my husband. I nodded in approval. We, under an influence of media and peer pressure, have confined the idea of sincere love between opposite... Continue Reading →