An Ode to My Favourite Bookshop

I can't recall the first time I was acquainted with your space. Was it with a friend? Or alone? Either way, you feel like home. The paperbacks, hardcovers, pocket books and tomes are enough to accompany my languid afternoons flaneuring down Bussorah Street. All my friends know I can't leave the precinct without paying you … Continue reading An Ode to My Favourite Bookshop

Emotional Intelligence

Two days ago, I attended a live class on 'The Emotional and Moral Intelligence of the Prophet ﷺ, conducted by Mikaeel Ahmed Smith who is the author of the book 'With the Heart in Mind', a deeply insightful read. The topic of emotional intelligence is relatively nascent within the field of our religion (and as … Continue reading Emotional Intelligence

The Journey of Salman The Persian by Shaykh Omar Suleiman

I had the opportunity to attend this talk by AlMaghrib Institute as delivered by Shaykh Omar Suleiman a week ago in KL, Alhamdulillah, and I will share my notes here ad verbum and highlight the timeless life lessons which I have taken away from it. Please forgive me if there are any inaccuracies - I've … Continue reading The Journey of Salman The Persian by Shaykh Omar Suleiman