Monthly Archives: August 2011

6th Drive became adventurous – Iftari for poors

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Ramazan in Pakistan is tough. There are those who fast and pray. There are those who fast,  pray and feed the poor. There are those who fast, pray and are fed as they are poor. This is Ramazan in Pakistan. I’m the one who tried to feed the poor.

Before Ramazan started, me and my cousin (Ghalib Khalil) were planning to start a Social project. We had an idea of starting a project regarding Ramazan. So without wandering of anything else, we planned to to serve Iftari to needy this whole month.We named the project “Iftari for poor” started with collaboration of Rescue Pakistan Youth Foundation.Though it seemed difficult that time but Mash’allah we as a team conducted 6 Drives and served almost 500 (poor,orphans) till now.

Yesterday we had our 6th drive, which I should call the most adventurous experience ever. It rained heavily. The streets were muddy and our route was tough to drive through. I wasn’t too much convinced to conduct that drive but the dedication of our team volunteers led us to the spot. The spot itself was poverty stricken-ed, the people there lived in tents and their earning is much less to fill the tummies of their infants with good food.

When we reached there, we all were like OMG !! What is this? Rain ruined it all. Streets were muddy. There wasn’t a space to step up and walk through. It was an EPIC scene. A thought came in my mind that we’re getting  obsessed  by only seeing this, how these people manage and live such stressed LIFE??, this thought pulled our spirits high. Though the route was filthy but it wasn’t enough to obstruct us from serving Iftari packs to every home. And we did the same as we thought, the Iftari packs were served to every single home and we left no stone unturned .

Muddy way

Distribution was the best part. It was fun, memorable, adventurous and damn tough too. It was more than seeing is believing. Some had there Sandals broken. Some one was slipped in the mud and some one was making merry of not getting slid.

Those scenes are unforgettable for us and this drive thought us there is still HOPE, and that hope is “us”. We can still change the course of Pakistan. There maybe thousands of hurdles in-front of us but if “We” want to unite our country then no other power would be able to tear us down. There are million ways to Love Pakistan but first find your way how you will love Pakistan. I Hope Pakistan. Do you?

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15 deeds would do !!

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The First “Ashra” of  the Holy Ramzan has ended and we have entered into the second “Ashra” Mash’allah. Its seems like Ramzan is fleeing away quickly from us and I hope I had availed every single chance that Allah has given me to “shun” my sins. I tried to be a better Muslim and performed prayers and the best of “deeds” through out the first Ashra , and may Allah shower His blessing over me and guide me a right direction throughout the whole Ramzan

Today was 15th roza so i thought to share these life changing deeds

1. Sitting after Fajr remembering Allah until sunrise.

2. A house in Jannah for praying 12 Sunnah each day.

3. Attending lectures in the Masjid.

4. Visiting a sick Muslim.

5. Providing food for breaking the fast.

6. Standing in prayer on Laylatul Qadr.

7. Always recite this while shopping:

Laa ilaha illallah wahdahu la shareeka lah, lahul mulku wa lahul hamdu yuhyi wa yumeetu wa huwa hayyun laa yamoot, bi yadihil khair, wa huwa ‘ala kulli shayin qadeer’

8. That Which Shall Have no Equal on the Day of Resurrection, whoever says this phrase one hundred times in a day:

“La ilaha illal-lah wahdahu la sharika lahu, lahu-l-mulk wa lahu-l-hamd wa huwa ‘ala kulli shai’in qadir,” 

 9. Asking Allah to forgive ALL Muslims. 

10. Recite “Subhanllahi wa bi hamdih” to seek forgiveness from Allah.

11. Recite “Subhanallah” to earn 100 thousand good deeds in 2 mins

12. Recite this phrase to be pleased on the Day of Resurrection:

“Radheetu billaahi Rabban, wa bil-’Islaami deenan, wa bi-Muhammadin (sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallama) Nabiyyan”

13. Recite these phrases on a heavy scale

Subhan-Allah wa bihamdihi, ‘adada khalqihi, wa rida-a nafsihi, wa zinatah ‘arshihi, wa midada kalimatihi “

14. And do must recite this treasure of Paradise

LA HAWLA WA LA QUATA ILLA BILLAH

15. The Beautiful supplication for seeking forgiveness (Syed-ul-Istighfar) is to say:

Allahumma Anta Rabbi, la ilaha illa Anta, khalaqtani wa ana `abduka, wa ana `ala `ahdika wa wa`dika mastata`tu, a`udhu bika min sharri ma sana`tu, abu‘u laka bini`matika `alayya, wa abu‘u bidhanbi faghfir li, fa innahu la yaghfirudh-dhunuba illa Anta. 

So friends  what an amazing opportunity we have in this blessed month to gain such closeness to Allah as well as his mercy & forgiveness of our past & present sins.

Therefore the time to prepare for the Hereafter is NOW as we may not have a tomorrow. What better time to make lifetime changes than to do so in the most blessed of months – Ramzan.

May Allah enable me and you guys to maximize each & every precious second of Ramzan & may he make it a salvation for us in the Hereafter. Ameen

We’ve got a Google Doodle….yaay!!!

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My Excitement is on the rise as Google for the first time payed attention to Pakistani users by publishing a Google doodle for Independence Day

The Doodle comprises “Green” which depicts our Flag.The “L” letter in the in word Google replaced  by a monument Minar-e-Pakistan.Cresent and stars makes up the letter “g” which is obviously a Pakistani symbol. I was expecting a little more creativity from Google but though it is very cool because it is for Pakistan and i loved it ❤

I shared this green doodle in my twitter and Facebook and it is very much liked and appreciated.

Thanks Google!! You made our Independence, love ya ❤