Of the few pages and paragraphs (about 30 pages) that I read of the book, Ibn Battuta by L. P. Harvey, I felt like being in the company of a bitching wife (sorry for the strong word), who is deeply pessimistic and doubts if you really had work in the office when you said you’d be coming home late.
Which is why I feel the book should have been titled: ‘Ibn Battuta: A Perspective’ – this is what it really is, the British author, L. P. Harvey’s perspective on Ibn Battuta’s life and travels. Continue reading →
By the grace of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala I have had the opportunity to meet many top Ulamah and true Mashaiikh of our time and continue to do so, yet, whenever I used to meet these true servants of God, I didn’t feel anything new, any out of body experience as they say…when people would praise a man to the skies, one naturally tends to expect some high voltage stuff to happen whenever you meet them.
No such things happened.
That’s until I met Maulana Sa’ad Kandhlevi (damath baraka tuhum) and Maulana Safeeullah Khan Saheb (may Allah have mercy on him). Continue reading →
There have been reports in the media that Indian actor, Aamir Khan, grandson of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, Indian parliamentarian and freedom fighter has met Hazrath Maulana Tariq Jameel, one of the greatest Scholars of Islam from Pakistan, at Saudi Arabia, during Hajj.
the.ijtema® team requests every Muslim to pray that Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala grant hidayah to Aamir Khan and his nasl and keep them on it. Summa aameen.