An Antidote for Anger
Non-Fiction / Story with a Hadith quote / Under 250 words

An Antidote for Anger

Abu Wa’il al-Qass said, “We entered upon Urwah ibn Muhammad ibn as-Sa’di. A man spoke to him and made him angry. So he stood and performed ablution; he then returned and performed ablution, and said: “My father told me on the authority of my grandfather Atiyyah Radhiallahu anhu who reported the Messenger of Allah Sallallahu … Continue reading

Praying in Between the Bookshelves
Fiction / Fictional Stories based on Hadiths from Riyad_us_saliheen / Story with a Hadith quote / Under 600 words

Praying in Between the Bookshelves

  Muadh closed his Physics books and looked at his watch. It was now time for Zuhr. He already had wudu’ and was thinking of walking to the mosque in the next street to pray Zuhr in congregation. “Shouldn’t I just pray here, in between the bookshelves? It will save me some time,” Muadh thought for a second. The … Continue reading

Down with Mumps
Fiction / Fictional Stories based on Hadiths from Riyad_us_saliheen / Story with a Hadith quote / Under 300 words

Down with Mumps

  Aqib and his mates have been planning to distribute some pamphlets regarding Islam for weeks. They have gotten the beautifully-made pamphlets from the Islamic Centre and organised the locations of where to circulate them. . On the planned day, which happened to be a public holiday, Aqib’s friends knocked on his front door. “Assalaamu’alaykum!” they … Continue reading