The Taste of Light

  Have you ever tasted 1,000 tahlils? What about 5,000 istighfars? What about several hundred salawats on the Nabi (saws)? What about the taste of a surat you never thought you’d read in Arabic? Because it was too big? Too long? Too overpowering? This year, I tasted these things for the first time. I tasted…

The Yellow Month

I was originally going to call this post “mellow yellow”, but after researching the perverse history of that word (please don’t look it up–curiosity killed the cat!), I couldn’t bring myself to use it to describe an Islamic month. So “The Yellow Month” will just have to do. When I looked up this month, most…