Youth Wave Blog

Myth and Mystery of Red Heifer -Fatema Tania

The word “red heifer” comes from Hebrew. It’s closely associated with spiritual purity. Different religions have various views about the red heifer. The holy books of the Torah, Bible, and Quran mention the red heifer, also known as the red cow. The red heifer is a sacred cow, and its...

Human brain: A great wonder -Md Din Islam

Once upon a time, in the heart of a bustling city, lived a young boy named Fahim Ashraf. Fahim was not your average 12-year-old. He had a fascination with the human brain that was unparalleled. He spent hours reading books, watching documentaries, and even attending local university lectures about neuroscience....

SAT made simple for you -Fahmida Mehreen

If a student is in the 12th or final year of high school and is considering studying abroad, particularly in the USA or Canada, he or she has certainly come across the term SAT. Earlier, SAT stood for ‘Scholastic Aptitude Test’, which has been renamed to ‘Scholastic Assessment Test’. The...

Democracy is criminalised on campuses in the US -Abu Tahir Mustakim

Young people, Generation Z and Millennials in particular, are closely following the Israel-Hamas war through social media channels. Students in prominent protest movements like Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter, and the Parkland, Florida, gun control campaign have significantly shaped these generations. Many demonstrators and voters are deeply troubled by...

Exit the Void -MSF Sadib

She peered through the waiting room’s window. The window frame was dented. The shallow steel created an all-over hollow punch impression. With a voracious appetite, pitch darkness had engulfed the entire place. Zobaida bit her lips with teething anticipation. It had occurred again—an agonizing numbness. She contained the urge to...

Eid-ul-Azha: An Inexhaustible Combination of Sacrifice, Harmony and Amity -Md Sazzadul Islam

The significance of sacrifice in a believer’s life is limitless. The second-largest festival for Muslims is Eid-ul-Azha, which symbolizes the importance of sacrifice in a Muslim’s life. The word ‘Qurban’ is used instead of Qurbani in the Holy Quran. In the hadith, instead of using the word ‘Qurbani’, words like...

Metamorphosis -May Sarton

Always it happens when we are not there — The tree leaps up alive in the air, Small open parasols of Chinese green Wave on each twig. But who has ever seen The latch sprung, the bud as it burst? Spring always manages to get there first. Lovers of wind,...

I Have Come So That -Jalaluddin Rumi

I have come so that, tugging your ear, I may draw you to me, unheart and unself you, plant you in my heart and soul. Rosebush, I have come a sweet springtide unto you, to seize you very gently in my embrace and squeeze you. I have come to adorn...

Editorial

Dear Readers, Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullah. Hope you are staying fit and waiting for Eid-ul-Azha, when most probably the highest number of people in the world can taste quality protein. On the days of Eid Al-Azha, millions of animals are sacrificed for the sake of Allah, and meats are distributed...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

In the light of the Holy Hadith

Do your work regularly and get up early in the morning Hazrat Masruq (RAA) said: I asked Aisha (RAA) which action was most loved by Allah’s messenger? She replied: The one regularly done. I said: When did he get up night? She replied: He got up at cockcrow. (Bukhari, Muslim)....

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

May Allah keep us on the right path O, Our Lord! Guide us on the straight path. (Surah No. 01, al-Fateha, Verse No. 05) Before asking any help follow the instructions We acknowledge that there is only one God, the Creator and Owner of all things, the Most Merciful and...

The World’s Highest Train Line

In the heart of the Himalayas, where the earth meets the sky, stretches the Qinghai-Tibet railway, a marvel of engineering that defies the harshness of nature to connect Xining in central China to the sacred city of Lhasa in Tibet. This 2,000-kilometer journey unfolds across a mesmerizing tableau of the...

Lahore : The City of Splendor -Nizamuddin

In Pakistan, there’s a saying in the city of Lahore: “Jis Lahore Nai Dekhya O Jamyai Nai,” meaning one who hasn’t seen Lahore simply hasn’t lived. It expresses the pride Lahoris have for their city, which is also known as ‘The Paris of the East’. Let’s take a closer look at...

Try to avoid bottled water

Tiny plastic bits are everywhere—wafting in the air, riding ocean currents, raining down on plants, and swirling in bottled water. The smallest of these—nanoplastics—has been hard for scientists to study. Now, researchers have developed a new method to identify these super-tiny bits, each billionth of a metre in size. And...