Youth Wave Blog

Small-Habits-That-Destroy-Happiness

Small Habits That Destroy Happiness

“Simply put, you believe that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make yourself unhappy.” – Wayne Dyer   “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius   It is usually...

Memory Hacks to Make You Smarter

Memory Hacks to Make You Smarter

No matter how smart you think you are, the chances are that you sometimes fail to make the most of your memory. A series of surveys have shown most students fail to use proven methods of learning effectively, instead wasting their time on ineffective methods. One of the problems is that we...

Artificial-intelligence-could-improve-predictions-for-where-quake-aftershocks-will-hit

Artificial intelligence could improve predictions for where quake aftershocks will hit

A new artificial intelligence is turning its big brain to mapping earthquake aftershocks. Scientists trained an artificial neural network to study the spatial relationships between more than 130,000 main earthquakes and their aftershocks. In tests, the AI was much better at predicting the locations of aftershocks than traditional methods that many seismologists...

Company-of-Idle-Folk

Company of Idle Folk

Ibn al-Jawzi (rahimahullaah) said in Sayd al-Khaatir (p. 240-241): I seek refuge with Allaah from the company of idle folk! I have seen many people who tried with me what is customary among many people of visiting a great deal and they call these frequent visits a kind of service;...

Viruses-Spyware-and-Malware

Viruses Spyware and Malware

If your antivirus software did nothing but protect against computer viruses, it would be pretty much useless. The term computer virus, coined by USC researcher Fred Cohen back in 1984, very specifically refers to a program that injects its code into other programs. When the infected program runs, the virus spreads. The...

Why Sleep Should Be Student’s Priority

Why Sleep Should Be Student’s Priority

Jakke Tamminen has plenty of students who do that very studenty thing of staying up all night right before an exam, in the hope of stuffing in as much knowledge as they can. But “that’s the worst thing you can do”, the psychology lecturer at the UK’s Royal Holloway University...

Drinking-from-the-Air

Drinking from the Air

All air, from arid deserts to humid cities, contains water vapour – globally, an estimated 3,100 cubic miles (12,900 cubic kilometres) of water is suspended as humidity in the air around us. That’s more than all the water in Lake Superior, the largest lake in North America (11,600 cubic km), or five...

Exhibition-A-Place-In-My-Mind

Exhibition: A Place In My Mind

Inspired by the layout of Islamic gardens, natural Arabic medicines and healing recipes, ‘A Place in my Mind’ engages with the long tradition of creating natural remedies from Arabic plants, spices and flowers. The exhibition, that opens on September 7 at REM Art Space in Istanbul, aims to create a...

The Protector

The Protector | Fahmida Mehreen

“You have none apart from Allah, as a protector and helper.” [Al-Qur’an; 2:107] Would it not be great if we had a life without worry, without pain, without anything but happiness and bliss, where all our wishes and requests shall be fulfilled? Well, that is what waits for the blessed...

Detect, delete and deport policies in Assam

Detect, delete and deport policies in Assam | M. Mohiuddin Mortuza

Had national register of citizens in Assam province of India been adopted before the births of  Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, the only Assamese president of India, Syeda  Anwara Taimur, the only woman chief minister of Assam India would have been deprived of their leadership. Had these leaders not failed to remember...

On-The-Beach-At-Night-Alone

On The Beach At Night Alone – Walt Whitman

On the beach at night alone, As the old mother sways her to and fro singing her husky song, As I watch the bright stars shining, I think a thought of the clef of the universes and of the future. A vast similitude interlocks all, All spheres, grown, ungrown, small,...

A-Star-Without-a-Name

A Star Without a Name – Rumi

When a baby is taken from the wet nurse, it easily forgets her and starts eating solid food. Seeds feed awhile on ground, then lift up into the sun. So you should taste the filtered light and work your way toward wisdom with no personal covering. That’s how you came...

Editorial

Editorial – October 2018

Dear subscribers Assalamu alaikum. Hope you are keeping well by the grace of almighty Allah. Against the backdrop of the world with full of challenges for us we are running a cover story on citizenship challenge. The national agencies are covertly or overtly active in Indian Assam, Israeli Negev and...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

Love in Islam

  Messenger of Allah (?) said, “By Him in Whose Hand my soul is! You will not enter Jannah until you believe, and you shall not believe until you love one another. May I inform you of something, if you do, you love each other. Promote greeting amongst you (by...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Love for Family and Relatives

  “Worship Allah, and ascribe not partners unto Him. And be virtuous toward parents and kinsfolk, toward orphans and the indigent, toward the neighbor who is of kin and the neighbor who is not of kin, toward the companion at your side and the traveler, and toward those whom your...

Lead Poem

Hafiz Drunk on the Wine of the Beloved Look at This Beauty The beauty of this poem is beyond words. Do you need a guide to experience the heat of the sun? Blessed is the brush of the painter who paints Such beautiful pictures for his virgin bride. Look at...

Editorial

Dear readers Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah. Hope you are keeping well enough to carry on with your duties and responsibilities. We are fine too. When the monthly will reach you the Eid-ul Azha will be over. For the loss of flowers — Diya and Rajib— will never be adjusted at...