The sad saga of Nauman Ali Khan

Around 12 years ago, I went through a time when I was unsure of my emaan. I had questions in my mind which if articulated could be considered blasphemy. I felt guilt. I thought I’m a failure. And then I started to read the Quran and hadith books ony own trying to make sense of… Continue reading The sad saga of Nauman Ali Khan

Religion, culture and item songs

A few days ago I saw a very interesting post by Hamza Ali Abbasi regarding item songs in pakistani movies and since then I have been thinking of doing this post. For those who don’t know what I am talking about, have a look Now, I respect hamza Ali Abbasi a lot for certain things.… Continue reading Religion, culture and item songs

Mushaf (overview / review)

So I read one more novel by nimra Ahmed. and this one only because I was recommended this one after my last review. My verdict: did not like it much. it was good in parts but those parts were not enough for me. MAJOR SPOILER ALERT The story: mehmil’s dad died when she was around 10… Continue reading Mushaf (overview / review)

Blissful Marriage (9)

This post is a collection of fatwas on random topics which have literally opened my eyes. You will  notice how different the culture and religion are when you will go through them. I just cannot say this enough: if you are a guy, plz plz read them all. You just do not know how much… Continue reading Blissful Marriage (9)

Why, oh why? [Women and prayer obligation, Pakistani perspective]

You might like to read this first. While women are expected to not enter the masjid at all, even if it is to enhance her knowldge of Islam, in Pakistan, most families would expect the women to carry the heavy burden of praying for the whole family. Now what the hell is that supposed to… Continue reading Why, oh why? [Women and prayer obligation, Pakistani perspective]


I find it really interesting when I read some of the questions by Muslims all around the world like, “Is nail polish allowed?” or “Can I wear heels?” or “Can I get my eye brows done?” and the best of all, “Can the color of my hijab/jilbab/abaya be other than black?” Oh well, arent we… Continue reading Confused?