Tag: ummah

  • Reflections on Islam as we know it

    The more I learn and experience and the more I witness with my own eyes, the more I realise that Islam is not nearly as monolithic as many would like to believe it is. Far too often I come across many sahih ahadith (authentic narrations) that are seldom quoted when I see the raging debates […]

  • Question – The Distracted Ummah

    eatandbeawesome answered your question: The Distracted Ummah i think the most appropriate way to approach this is to bring about a change in one’s own life, which in turn will affect those around us. I agree with you completely. The danger is trying to find a balance between this individual piety that seems to be […]

  • Question – The Distracted Ummah

    naziafk answered your question: The Distracted Ummah 🙁 you know, i just went to makkah and came back a month ago alhumdullillah. i was one of those people who took a pic there. i felt hesitant. Alhamdulillah. I know how tempting it can be. To put my post into context, that was my experience more […]

  • The Distracted Ummah

    A few more memories surfaced after my last post about my visit to the Haramain in Makkah and Madinah, leaving me somewhat disillusioned about the state of Muslims today. Here’s a few experiences from that same first visit of mine that you may or may not find disturbing.  I was making tawaaf one evening with […]