Youth Wave Blog

Learning how to learn -Nasir Hossain

The students have a general tendency to memorize as much as they can before the examination and forget as soon as the test is done. In fact, if you memorize a lot of things at a time, you will surely forget nearly everything within a very short time. Why? To...

Let It Go Move On and Feel Less Pain

“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” – Herman Hesse I often write about finding lightness in life. It can come from an unhurried but effective day at work or from uncluttering your home. Or from learning how to let go and...

Manmade Shipping Canals -Nurul Huda

Canals are manmade. It is reported that the first canals were constructed some 3,000 years ago. Those canals were for constructed for the purpose of irrigation, allowing water reach to some place where it is necessary for human use. Later, canals have been constructed to help boats and ships pass...

Solo Show Horizons

“What does Abstraction mean? Everything is natural as the surfaces intertwine and intersect in the light for an inner/outer representation that nature always ends up taking over.” (Asma M’Naouar) Horizons expands on Asma M’Naouar’s career-long investigation into abstraction through movement, materiality and emotion. The exhibition reflects the act of painting and...

Newly made laser-cooled antimatter could test foundations of modern physics

For the first time, physicists have used lasers to deep-freeze antimatter. In a new experiment, an ultraviolet laser quelled the thermal jitters of antihydrogen atoms, chilling the antiatoms to just above absolute zero. This technique for slowing down antimatter — the oppositely charged counterpart to normal matter — could help scientists...

Boredom May Create A Public Health Threat

In recent months, you may have heard about “pandemic fatigue.” The term is not clearly defined. But the gist is that people have grown tired of the pandemic and of having to keep apart for so long. That fatigue can show up as feelings of anxiety, hopelessness, frustration, anger and...

Greening the Digital Life

Back in eighth grade, Nathaniel Mills grabbed some tools and sat down in his bedroom. A computer lay open in front of him, filled with components he had installed himself. It was time to add another part. “Building a computer is essentially LEGO for adults,” he says. This was back...

On the Intricacies of al-Nafs -Ibrar Qasim 

Al-Nafs is an individual, the self, the inner self, the spirit; frequently a synonym of Ruh, yet is different from it. That is why Jihad against oneself is Jihadal-Nafs or Jihadma` al-Nafs and never Jihadma` al-Ruh (Jihad against the soul). It is thought that when a man sleeps, his Ruh remains, but...

The Exterior -Kazi Falguni Eshita

A full beard? That’s a terrorist! A veil made her unsuitable for a job. An Empty pocket? He’s a trash bucket! He is a burden for his loved ones. A homemaker? Why, she’s useless! What’s the use of so much education? He’s short? Shame on him He’s got nothing to...

Festivals & Faiths -Fahmida Mehreen

Festivals & Faiths -Fahmida Mehreen

All over the world, festivals — colourful and joyous celebrations — bring people together. There are hundreds of festivals that bring thousands, and even millions of people, together for communal prayers and spiritual enlightenment. Some festivals attract homogenous people while some others heterogeneous communities. There are vibrant parades, bountiful feasts,...

Walt Whitman Give Me The Splendid Silent Sun

GIVE me the splendid silent sun with all his beams full-dazzling, Give me autumnal fruit ripe and red from the orchard, Give me a field where the unmow’d grass grows, Give me an arbor, give me the trellis’d grape, Give me fresh corn and wheat, give me serene-moving animals teaching...

Allama Muhammad Iqbal- The Painful Wail

Consumed with grief I am, I get relief in no way O circumambient waters of the Ganges drown me Our land foments excessive mutual enmity What unity! Our closeness harbors separation Enmity instead of sincerity is outrageous Enmity among the same barn’s grains is outrageous If the brotherly breeze has...

Editorial

Editorial

Dear readers Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah. Hope you are keeping well in the time of record number of coronavirus infections and deaths. Despite all sorts bad news and happenings around, Ramadan is there with some good news including Eid-ul Fitre at the end of the holy month of fasting. Like...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

EID AL-FITR Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said: “O people! Spread salaam amongst you, share foods with each other, observe your kinship relations and establish prayer while people sleep so that you can enter heaven safely.” Tirmidhi, Sifat al-Qiyamah, 42 Dear Brothers and Sisters! We are grateful to reach once again the...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

RAMADAN: THE MONTH OF FASTING AND QUR’AN “The month of Ramadhan [is that] in which was revealed the Qur’an, a guidance for the people and clear proofs of guidance and criterion. So whoever sights [the new moon of] the month, let him fast it.” ( Baqarah, 2/185) Dear Brothers and...

The unseen ‘slow violence’

What is violence? At its most obvious, it is a bullet fired at flesh, a knee pushed into a neck, or a mob storming the Capitol. In law, it is criminal, domestic, sexual, alcohol-fuelled. On the battlefield, it is state-sanctioned. Often violence is understood by the adjectives appended to it:...