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Make Your Life Simpler

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci “The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity.” – Ludwig Wittgenstein I love simplifying my life. It makes me more effective and life less stressful. It makes me calmer and happier....

How Mangrove Forests Prevented Environmental Crime

To a visitor travelling south from Mombasa to savour the rich culture of the Swahili, the village of Gazi passes for a sleepy settlement in an almost forgotten stretch of the rapidly developing Kenyan coast. Inside the closely built mud-walled houses of the village, the day begins with a prayer...

Haseki Hürrem Sultan and the Ottoman Art

Haseki Hürrem Sultan, a beloved wife of the Kanuni Sultan Süleyman I, represents one of the most prominent figures of Ottoman history. Today, there are different opinions about her exact origin (“Was she Ukrainian or Russian?”), but it is known that she was purchased as a slave and brought to...

Intelligence or Ignorance Khalid Saifullah

Hearing a matter, Education rate is increasing. Where intelligence is like fuel in factory building. Educational system says, Our youth is enriching. What an amazing lie you say! And don`t think for god`s forgiving. The thing we`ve learnt, Our textbook is everything. By which we can shine, And as equal...

Alexander Russel Webb

Muhammad Alexander Russel Webb was born in 1846 C.E. in Hudson, Columbia county, United States of America. After completing his education at Hudson and New York, he began to write as a short-story writer and an essayist. In a short time, he excelled in journalism and served as the Editor...

Maintaining Good Habits After Ramadan

Maintaining Good Habits After Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan is all about becoming a better version of yourself by being more compassionate, thoughtful, and getting closer to the Almighty. However, this pious month is also about self-introspection and continuing with healthy habits even after Ramadan. Does it sound like a tough task? Well, trust...

Wonders of Dates -Fahmida Mehreen

Dates are one of the most common dry fruits consumed all across the world. It is more popular among the Muslim community for its origins; nonetheless, people from all nations savour the various kinds of dates available for consumption. In the Middle East, they are considered Holy Fruit, and the...

T S Eliot Stand on the highest Pavement

Stand on the highest pavement of the stair– Lean on a garden urn– Weave, weave the sunlight in your hair– Clasp your flowers to you with a pained surprise– Fling them to the ground and turn With a fugitive resentment in your eyes: But weave, weave the sunlight in your...

Memory hack: Search for deep patterns

Editorial

Dear readers Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah. Hope you are keeping well and none of the Youth Wave well-wishers have contracted coronavirus. When divide between rich and poor widens, discontent brews. Common people become poorer. Even a pandemic like coronavirus makes people new poor what they were not before pandemic. When...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

FOUNTAINS OF BENEVOLENCE “When a man dies, his all acts come to an end except three: ongoing charity (sadaqah jariyyah), knowledge (by which people benefit), and a pious son or daughter who prays for him (after he is deceased).” (Muslim, Wasiyyah, 14) Dear Brothers and Sisters! Umar (r.a) had come...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

CEASELESS CHARITY (SADAQAH JARIYAH) “Indeed, the men who practise charity and the women who practise charity and [they who] have loaned Allah a goodly loan – it will be multiplied for them, and they will have a noble reward.” (Hadid, 57/18) Dear Brothers and Sisters! Ceaseless charity (sadaqah jariyah) is...

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...