As salaamu alaii kumm wa rahmatullahi wa barakath,
The.Ijtema® usually does not feature such short articles, but the following story is so poignant, I had to share. Its remarkable how modern women with decades of worldly education and ‘worldly’ experience are still preferring to get duped at the expense of no less than the hereafter. What it really means is, worldly education, its (non existent) values are not enough and that protection is only upon practicing upon Deen, upon adopting Taqwa, that protection is only from Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala and none else. It should be noted that such cases which occur quite frequently are hardly reported in the media for fear of social embarrassment and ignominy.
A Muslim women returns home, bitter and humbled but wise and knowing. Yet, better late than never.
The following article which appeared in the October (1st – 15th) edition of The Milli Gazette is presented ‘as-is’ with absolutely no changes whatsoever. Continue Reading →