Tag Archives: Islam

Getting Around

Lao Tzu said: A good traveller has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving. With this description, we could be somewhat of good travellers, albeit weekend ones. You would have read in this post about our wanderings around … Continue reading

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Zakat and Sadka

Laurel was explaining the other day the difference between two of the cornerstones of Islam, Zakat and Sadka. According to him, as both of them are about giving to those who need, sometimes there can be confusion about the purpose … Continue reading

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Religion & Religionists

One topic which seems to be popular with them is that of religion. What I often hear them do is explore the ways that all religions in the world are similar to each other in their essence. Have to be, … Continue reading

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Misperceptions About Islam/An Interview with Reza Aslan

These guys were discussing something quite passionately, so it wasnt quite difficult to figure out what they were talking about. This was an interview with Reza Aslan where he talks about misperceptions about Islam. I asked them for the link, … Continue reading

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Eid Mubarak

On the occassion of Eid al Adha, or Bakr-Eid, or Badi Eid, wishing you and your loved ones. The Arabic word “Adha” means “sacrifice”, having its root in the word “duha”, which also means “light” or “illumination”. This is the … Continue reading

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