The wine of Lord’s pleasure / Is in their cup / The song of His mercy / Is on their lip
Arabic translation of Jaihoon’s poem, My Mother, My Paradise
the bond between a mother and a child departs markedly from other types of love, and this is where the Sufi-like aspect comes into play because the believer has an absolute, pure love, which does not want to be self-serving in any way, even though this is almost impossible to achieve
Thanks to the media, the commercial giants have spent heavily on defining motherhood through their products
A life sketch of Sayyeda Khairunnisa, the mother of Maulana Syed Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi
A Mother’s womb, that is cherished and revered since the creation of man as the greatest guardian of life, is being compared here to just ‘a model’ of an air conditioner! A model that would fail to maintain its ‘uniqueness’ in the market for not more than a few months. The womb is the very symbol of human life on earth.On the need for government regulation in advertising industry.
All my acts of worship are but under her feet
But three worlds I need to show her respect
On the demise of Syeda Shareefa Beevi, wife of late Syed Muhammad Ali Shihab
My elder child is 6 1/2 years old and even at this tender age he has unwittingly caused a few twinges of pain in my heart. Like the time when he was cross and tired after a football game and he refused to be hugged by me in front of his cousins ‘cos he was embarrassed.
Like the time he sulked because I won’t buy him a gameboy and he muttered that I don’t love him anymore.