The Arab Man: Changing Sterotypical Misconceptions

We begin in God’s Blessed Name. Peace and Blessings. When you think of the word ‘Arab’, what comes to your mind? What about the word ‘Arab man’? Probably something along the lines of what has been portrayed by the media, correct? Not very reliable and accurate, is it? Well, let me introduce you to Tamara […]

Traditional Iranian Folk Music- Rastak – Baroon / (گروه رستاک – بارون ( لرى

We begin in God’s Blessed Name. Peace and Blessings. Stumbled upon a beautiful Iranian Folk song that I’d like to share with you! I tried looking everywhere for the English lyrics, but with no avail. Even still, the beauty of the song remains. A’yaan Nusaibah Ibraaheem [Note: Set photo is that of Kayhan Kalhor- a […]

A Symphony for Palestine & Kayhan Kalhor

We begin in God’s Blessed Name. Peace and Blessings.  Encapsulated in this post’s title are one of my two cherished things. I will begin with the former: Palestine. I won’t delve too much into this subject matter. I believe that it would be more fitting for me to have an exclusive post on the topic. […]

The Origin of Cappuccino’s: A Forgotten Muslim Legacy

I can safely say that we have all, at least one point in our life, indulged in a cappuccino. But, do any of us know where it came from? The following excerpt will answer this question. Cappuccino coffee was inspired by Marco D’Aviano, a priest from the Capuchin monastic order, who was fighting against the […]

A Still Mind.

We begin in God’s Name. Peace and Blessings.  I was fortunate enough to get my hands on a book that I, for many months, having been anxious to get my hands on. This book is called The Book of Assistance by Imam ‘Abdullah Ibn ‘Alawi Al-Haddad. The book is basically as the title decrees. That is, […]