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The Prophet’s Attributes As Rahmatul lil Alamin

Ra?matul lil ?Alamin or mercy to all is a phrase stated in the Noble Quran. “And We have not sent you, [O Muhammad], except as a mercy to the worlds.” (Surah 21, verse 107) The verse describes the purpose of Prophet Muhammad’s prophethood (Peace Be Upon Him) whose birthday is...

The Continent-Sized ‘Blobs’ In The Deep Earth

In a strange corner of our solar system live two alien blobs. With sprawling, amorphous bodies the size of continents, these oddities are thought to spend their time lying in wait for their food to rain down upon them – then simply absorbing it. But their natural habitat is, if...

The World’s Highest ATM

It may be an unlikely spot for a cash machine, but the Khunjerab Pass ATM has been serving the small number of residents and border staff – and adventurous tourists – since 2016. “We’re going to the end of Pakistan,” I announced to my children, wrestling on their umpteenth layer...

Several Mammals Use A Tree As Their Pharmacy

Not long ago, researchers in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest saw something strange. They had been following a group of black lion tamarins every day for weeks. Small and agile, these endangered New World monkeys sport a long black mane and golden rump. And one day, recalls researcher Olivier Kaisin, “We witnessed...

E. E. CUMMINGS As Freedom Is A Breakfastfood

E. E. CUMMINGS As Freedom Is A Breakfastfood

as freedom is a breakfastfood or truth can live with right and wrong or molehills are from mountains made —long enough and just so long will being pay the rent of seem and genius please the talentgang and water most encourage flame as hatracks into peachtrees grow or hopes dance...

Bulleh Shah My Eyes Pour Out Tears

Bulleh Shah My Eyes Pour Out Tears

He left me, and himself he departed; What fault was there in me? Neither at night nor in the day do I sleep in peace; My eyes pour out tears! Sharper than swords and spears are the arrows of love! There is no one as cruel as love; This malady...

Editorial

Dear thinkers Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah. Hope you are keeping well by the mercy of Allah and thanks for reading your favourite monthly the Youth Wave. Afghans are sailing through the transition period after driving out the foreign forces in July 2021. Similar situation prevailed in Iran when Imam Ayatollah...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

In the light of the Holy Hadith

Mercy to the weak members of society Jareer ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said: “Allah will not be merciful to those who are not merciful to the people.” [Sahih Bukhari – 6941] Dear brothers and sisters, In Islam, mercy encompasses this world...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Allah loves those who do good Spend in the way of God and do not, with your own hands, cast yourselves into ruin. And be virtuous. Truly God loves the virtuous. (Surah No. 2, Baqarah, Verse No.195) Dear brothers and sisters, To destroy something means to change its functional state...

Tips For Staying Cool In A Heatwave

The oppressive temperatures of a heatwave can have far-reaching impacts, from risks to human health to destroying crops and increasing the risk of wildfires. In 2019, extreme heat is estimated to have caused the deaths of 356,000 people worldwide, according to one set of estimates, making it one of the...

The Worst Foods for your Brain

Your brain is the most important organ in your body.It keeps your heart beating, lungs breathing and all the systems in your body functioning.That’s why it’s essential to keep your brain working in optimum condition with a healthy diet. Some foods have negative effects on the brain, impacting your memory...

How Colours Affect The Way You Think

A few years ago, a strange trend started to sweep through prisons in Europe and North America. They began painting some of their cells pink. It became so common that in 2014, one in every five prisons and police stations in Switzerland had at least one detention cell that was...

When Your Storage Drive is About to Fail

It could be your gaming pride and joy, or it could be your essential kit for school. It might just be a mundane tool for your job. Whatever it’s used for, computers are expected to work without problems: fire them up and away you go. Hah, not so fast… like...

How to Discipline Our Lower Self?

Some of our friends – especially younger ones – often ask the question “How do we discipline our nafs (lower self)?” Let us dwell on some points here, both in order to educate my own self and to be useful to those who ask the question. Our Prophet describes the jihad against the enemy...

Ways to Find Fitness Motivation

If you are struggling to find the motivation to stick to a workout routine, be assured, you’re not alone. No matter who you are – a student, a service holder or a young mother, the truth is motivation is easily lost when life gets tough or you don’t work at...

Bangladeshi Youths who received award from the Queen

In 2014, an initiative to discover, celebrate and support exceptional young people from every Commonwealth nation was taken. The goal of the program, established by The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, was to identify and support those youngsters who are leading the way in transforming their own lives as well...

William Cullen Bryant Consumption

Ay, thou art for the grave; thy glances shine Too brightly to shine long; another Spring Shall deck her for men’s eyes—but not for thine— Sealed in a sleep which knows no wakening. The fields for thee have no medicinal leaf, And the vexed ore no mineral of power; And...