Browsing All posts tagged under »Faith«

The Double Standards of Western Liberalism and the True Freedom of Faith

February 1, 2015


Despite the unpopularity of religion in the intellectual sphere, a new philosophy with sacred principles has seeped its way into this primarily ideological community.

Ramadan Musings

July 28, 2013


As written for Yahoo! Maktoob (July 24, 2013) To anyone looking to truly appreciate Ramadan, I would say: put on those blinders. Block out the clichéd crescent-themed commercialism lacing the highways – the hawking of seasonal sugar syrups competing with the peddling of fast food all-you-can-eats. Ignore the ostentatious Ramadan tents and the allure of their […]

The Dambulla Mosque Debacle and The Rise of The Minority Extremist

April 25, 2012


As written for Muslim Matters (April 25, 2012) The city of Dambulla in Sri Lanka, more known for its representation in tourism brochures as a registered heritage destination for culturally-inclined tourists to the island, made headlines of a less-idyllic nature on the afternoon of Friday the 20th of April – when Buddhist monks led a 2000-strong protest against a […]

Sans-Sight Insight

April 20, 2012


The past three days I’ve spent in a state of low visibility. Yes, the weather has been rubbish in this here dustbowl, but I refer to the toll my own eyesight has had to take as a result. After a few days of ignoring the warning signs, my suffering pair of ocular organs finally took […]

Peace Out

November 14, 2010


There’s been a lot of anti-Muslim propaganda of late, some in forms more ludicrous than upsetting. And every time I’ve wanted to pen down a few words, but refrained; thinking that this being an extremely fragile subject, I should handle it with a bit more thought – preferring instead to not let my angst get […]