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As everyone is posting up poems, i might as well join in.
A selection of Rumi's poems.
(Please don't trash my beautiful blog. Thanks)
There Comes A Time In Every Asian Life, When No Matter How Many Times You Tell Your Parents Your Not Interested, They Will Always Make You See A Rishta..
Well For All You People Out There... Heres How To Lose Rishta Without Your Parents Blaming You! Lol
1. Speak English.- For example, if they ask â€œhow many years are you?â€, you reply with â€œHuh? Oh you mean how old am I?â€ Make them look dumb.
- Speak English even when they speak to you in Urdu/Hindi/Punjabi/Gujju, especially if their English is terrible. Pretend you don't understand some words because of their thick accent. And then show them how to really pronounce those words.
He almost didn't see the old lady, stranded on the side of the road. But even in the dim light of day, he could see she needed help. So he pulled up in front of her Mercedes and got out. His Pontiac was stills puttering when he approached her.
Even with the smile on his face, she was worried. No one had stopped to help for the last hour or so â€¦ was he going to hurt her? He didnâ€™t look safe; he looked poor and hungry.
He could see that she was frightened, standing out there in the cold. He knew how she felt. It was that chill which only fears can put in you. He said, â€œIâ€™m here to help you, maâ€™am. Why donâ€™t you wait in the car where itâ€™s warm? By the way, my name is Khalifa.â€
'Allahumma baa-rik-lanaa fee-rajaba wa sha'baana wa bal-lig-naa shah-ra ramadhaana.'
'O Allah, make the months of Rajab and Shabaan blessed for us, and let us reach the month of Ramadhan.'
This is the month in which Al-Isra Wal-Miraj took place.
Sayyiduna Anas bin Maalik RadiAllah anh narrates that the beloved of Allah azzawajal wa sallalahu alaihi wasallam said: "Indeed there is a river in Heaven which is called Rajab. Its water is whiter than milk and sweeter than honey. Whoever keeps one fast in the month of Rajab, Allah azzawajal will let him quench his thirst by drinking from that river." [Shu'ubul-Imaan, Volume 3, Page 368, Hadith 3800, Dar-ul-Kutubul Ilmiyyah Beirut]
Click on the links to read about Rajab and its virtues.
The story of Laila and Majnun has been told in the East for thousands of years and has always exerted a great fascination, for it is not only a love-story, but a lesson in love. Not love as it is generally understood by man, but the love that rises above the earth and heavens.