HENNA FOR THE HEART
Jaihoon reflects a new, hidden face of the today’s youth: One that is unwilling to compromise and fall prey to the all-pervading materialistic culture. Henna is cosmetic; Jaihoon’s verses aren’t.
And the heart sings. Notes that defy tradition. Lyrics that stir up empathy. Notations that bring to your mind a yearning for eternal peace.
The Cool Breeze from HIND
a spiritual travelogue cutting through the passage of time, the spread of geography and the demarcations of demography to describe humanity in a vein seldom explored before
Collection of Poems and Notes on Love of Holy Prophet by Jaihoon
The Twitter-based Micro-Travelogue about a journey across four Indian states
The Alchemy of Affinity
There is more to Jaihoon’s poetry than meets the eye. It seeks to go beyond the seen on a glorious pilgrimage to the hitherto unexplored frontiers of the unseen.
Meem is for Mercy
Jaihoon has already carved his own niche with his remarkable poetic jugglery and ‘Meem’, with its explosion of mystical imagery, will surely hypnotize even the most hostile non-poetry fans.
January 20, 2015
Chained Angels / Liberated Devils / Masjids confined / Malls refined
It’s been years eleven
January 15, 2015
One and One / Love upon love / Patience and sacrifice / Not a complaint nor a taint
Love Lunacy Let Loose
December 1, 2014
I begin my month and year / In the name of your Meem Dear / Embrace me, curse not / Grant me, withhold not
Death – The Nemesis of Human Mortality: No more grand prayer from my Grandmother
June 1, 2013
Nothing does more damage to our creative ambitions than the loss of our dearest well-wishers. And the wound is even deeper when the loss is inflicted upon by Death, the nemesis of human mortality.
A True Blueprint for the Patient Realization of Time
July 20, 2012
A critical essay on the four factors which would help one realize the full meaning of Time.
Freedom is the oxygen of the Intellectual
December 13, 2010
This article is in response to a Twitter discussion, on public intellectuals in the gulf, triggered by the writer’s comment, I thought “public intellectuals" in the Gulf was an oxymoron!
No-God argument, may be. Contempt of Prophet, never : Jaihoon
January 2, 2015
We may allow atheist to debate if God ever exists. But never for a moment imagine a speck of dust to fall on the historicity of Rasool Sallallahualaihiwasallam... Summary of Jaihoon’s presentation entitled ‘Poetics of Prophetism and Manufacturing Cross Cultural Dialogues’ at Markaz Garden Group of Institutions
Easier to impress adults than young minds : Jaihoon
March 1, 2014
I consider it a crime of cause for you to focus on Malayalam writings alone. You are not fashioned here only to translate English or Arabic works to Malayalam. Instead, you are equally capable of composing originally in English or Arabic or even Urdu, says Jaihoon to students of Darul Huda Islamic University
Qualify yourself to dream like a king: Jaihoon
February 17, 2014
Your dream should be aimed at a larger horizon. For this, you need to gather as much knowledge and expertise for building a grand dream.
Ishq-e-Rasool : Milad Celebrations in Arab World
January 23, 2015
ഉദ്യാനം മറക്കാത്ത വാനമ്പാടി
January 16, 2015
JAIHOON is on cover page of Varthamanam Daily's Weekend Special (Qatar edition)
Crossing the Organizational Factionalism in Keralite Islam: Jaihoon
October 30, 2013
Jaihoon's interview for Issue 4 of Cafe Dissensus
Meem is for Mercy [my slogan. my revolution]
January 1, 2013
"You may occasionally stretch and struggle to keep up with his Slogans of Mercy, but you surely wouldn't want to abandon his Revolution of Meem."
Mission Nizamuddin (The Twitter-based Micro-Travelogue) by Jaihoon
September 1, 2010
The book, which takes less than 15 minutes to finish, is a compilation of his travel across the four Indian states of Delhi, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan during the early months of year 2010 composed within the limits of the 140 characters.
The Alchemy of Affinity
January 26, 2010
The poems are all variations on a theme of divine love peppered with splendid romance whose course does not always run smooth.
Of Bukhara’s Brides & Babar’s Belligerence : A Travel Tale to Timur’s Towns
December 24, 2014
When I boarded the flight back to Delhi, the land that used to be playground for the power games of the Timurian descendants, I felt an extraordinary connection between the two nations. Uzbekistan was no longer alien nor foreign to me. With the Two Bs, Baber and Bukhari, I had to acknowledge the Uzbek contribution to my own country and creed... Jaihoon's tryst at Uzbekistan
From Bukhara to Pokhra
November 2, 2014
Tweets from the journey across the historic Uzbekiztan to the hilly Nepal
Salalah : Quenching Thirst for Nature’s Nectar
August 22, 2014
When I reached home, the meter read 3000km since I left my doorstep. Content beyond any count, I was out of words for the heavenly experience. Every pleasure is followed by pain. The mosquito bites these days remind me of that universal wisdom.
Liberating Kerala Islam from Sectarian Priesthood
September 17, 2014
Kerala Islam is today chained in priesthood and the constant sectarian bullying has robbed them of the opportunity of discovering the beauty of Islam
Lavishing Legacy with Literature : Sami Yusuf attends Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival
April 26, 2014
The three disciplines - Music, History and Literature – assembled in beautiful proportion deep in the chamber of their hearts. They took home the melodious words of this Nasheed artist, 'reading is the coolest thing to do'
Meeting with the Mystic of Melattur
February 16, 2014
The silent scholar is not a regular darling of the religious establishments. He rarely attends phone calls and, though has a laptop, does not bother to check emails. Taking advantage of this rare opportunity of meeting him, I blatantly bombed him with a host of questions to which he very patiently answered
Ramadan 1435: Day 29
July 27, 2014
As Ramadan draws to a close, the believer is eager if he would get another day ad night from the Holy Month. Would he get another chance of the Tharaveeh prayers? Would he able to weep before the Lord in the Qiyamul layl?
Ramadan 1435: Day 28
July 27, 2014
Allah is not joking when HE says he will take us to task on the Day of Judgment. A believer will fervently shiver as he listens to the verses of chapters such as Qaf and Waqia from the Holy Book.
Ramadan 1435: Day 27
July 27, 2014
Allah is our creator. He knows well our tendency to sin. But is we who are ignorant of His Forgiveness.
GCC to the Rescue of Expats in the Gulf
November 28, 2014
Opportunities have been created all across the Gulf
True Scholars vs Google boys – Hamza Yusuf
September 20, 2014
A Friday Sermon by Hamza Yusuf
Indian contribution to Arabic Sufi Literature
September 1, 2014
Sayyid Munavvar Ali Shihab Thangal at the Al Nahda international Arabic Seminar, Kerala