Women Travelling with a Mahram
This essay outlines how Jāved Ahmed Ghāmidī
looks at the prophetic narratives that ask women not to travel without a mahram.
He exhibits that it was a specific directive given in consideration of the
specical circumstances of those times.
This commentary of Sūrah Burūj by Amīn
Ahsan Islāhī expounds dreadful implications for those among the Prophet’s
foremost addressees who not only kept from believing in the stark truth –
oneness of God – but also dissuaded and persecuted those who reposed unwavering
faith in Him. Islāhī also dwells upon each of the oaths pledged by the Qur’ān in
the beginning of this sūrah and unfolds their relationship with its central
This sūrah, analagous in style and theme to
Sūrah Burūj, forms a pair with it. In his commentary, Amīn Ahsan Islāhī, besides
explicating the relevancy of the oaths, enunciates other arguments cited by the
Holy Qur’ān to adduce the Day of Reckoning – when the account of each person
will be deeply probed to establish the commensurate recompense.
Evidence from the Holy Qur’ān
Farāhī quotes verses of the Holy Qur’ān to
substantiate his claim that oaths pledged therein are meant to substantiate
whatever follows them.
The Time of ‘Asr Prayer
This is a description of a comprehensive Hadīth narrative
on the above captioned topic by Moiz Amjad and his team. The narrative is
followed by a note discussing its important variants found in different
anthologies of Hadīth literature.
Revelation and Reason: Understanding and Resolving the
The title of this essay is quite self-explanatory. It is in
fact a very unique attempt at analyzing the perceived conflict between
revelation and reason, and thrashing out how this conflict dissolves into
reconciliation – indeed a complementary inter-relationship.