Month: April 2018

Outliers

Don’t tell me about 100m dash analogy bs… Different set of Circumstances & opportunity … Different set of bosses… Different set of exposure… Different experience… Different result… But.. You can control your own effort & grit..

Umar In History

During the ten years of his rule from 634 to 644 A.D., Umar changed the course of history. Emerging from the deserts of Arabia, the Arabs fortified with the faith of Islam overpowered the Byzantine power in the west and… Read More ›

The Coarse Food That Umar Ate

It is related that once ‘Utbah bin Abifarqad came to see Umar at his house. ‘Utbah was an eminent Companion. When he was announced Umar was taking his meals. ‘Utbah was asked to come in. Umar wanted ‘Utbah to share… Read More ›

Wives And Children Of Umar

Before his conversion to Islam, Umar had three wives. These were: (1) Zainab bint Mazaun Jamiah; (2) Malaika bint Jarul Khuzai; and (3) Qariba bint Umayya Makhzumi. When Umar was converted to Islam, Zainab alone accepted Islam. After the Hudaybiah… Read More ›

When Allah Corroborated Umar

Many instances are on record when Umar gave a particular opinion and that opinion was later on corroborated by Allah and conurmation thereof was communicated to the Holy Prophet through Gabriel. That is why the Holy Prophet repeatedly said: “God… Read More ›

Umar’s Gift Of Forecasting

Umar was blessed with the gift of forecasting events by playing upon the meaning of words. When on the eve of the battle of Nihawand, the Governor of Kufa sent a messenger to Umar, he forecast the coming events by… Read More ›