Going to the market

  Market has been described as the worst place to idly away time. A Muslim has been directed to perform several obligations while in the market. A Muslim should not go to the market just for the sake of it. After making purchases one must try to go back as soon as possible. As they […]

How to drink water

The most revered Prophet (SAW) used to sit down while drinking water. Prophet (SAW) also used to breathe three times in the course of drink. Anas (RA) reported: “The Messenger of Allah (SAW) used to breathe three times in the course of a drink (he used to drink in three gulps).” [Al Bukhari & Muslim] […]

Defer The Dawn Of Freedom?

Buchies know the art of taming their moms. In fact, buchies learn this from the moms themselves as they grow. Sheru can cite hundreds of examples to prove his point. This story of a buchi and her mom should suffice: To show her crorepati sister that she was not as shikaslad as she believed, mom sent daughter to Aligarh for a good education. The buchi spent […]

Wiping over socks

The Holy Prophet (SAW) was seen wiping (Masa) over his Khuffs. The Khuffs mean leather socks.  Narrated ‘Abdullah bin ‘Umar: Sa’d bin Abi Waqqas said, “The Prophet passed wet hands over his Khuffs.” ‘Abdullah bin ‘Umar asked Umar (RA) about it. ‘Umar replied in the affirmative and added, “Whenever Sa’d narrates a Hadith from the […]

Make doctor’s negligence unpardonable offence

Dear Editor The space and coverage given to the deaths of two pregnant ladies shows that the editorial team of Kashmir Reader has a humane heart. By making it lead news, Reader has shown that having heart at the right place is more important. Otherwise such stories in our Valley often get buried in inside […]

Tayammum (Dry ablution)

Tayammum means wiping one’s face and hands with soil with the intention of purification and preparing oneself for a prayer. “(A)nd if you are ill or on a journey or one of you comes from the place of relieving himself or you have contacted women [i.e., had sexual intercourse] and find no water, then seek […]