Zain Bhikha – Amongst The Confusion (with lyrics)
Why Women Cry…
A little boy asked his mother, “Why are you crying?”
“Because I’m a woman,” she told him.
“I don’t understand,” he said.
His Mom just hugged him and said,
“And you never will.”
Later the little boy asked his father, “Why does
mother seem to cry for no reason?”
“All women cry for no reason,” was all his
dad could say.
The little boy grew up and became a man, still
wondering why women cry.
Finally he put prayed to God who would surely know the answer.
When God responded he asked, “God, why do women cry so easily?”
God said: “When I made the woman she had to be to be made special. I made
strong enough to carry the weight of the world, yet
gentle enough to give comfort. I gave her an inner strength to endure
childbirth and the rejection that many times comes from her children. I
a hardness that allows
her to keep going when everyone else gives up, and
take care of her family
through sickness and fatigue without complaining.
gave her the sensitivity
to love her children under any and all
circumstances, even when her child
has hurt her very badly. I gave her strength to
carry her husband through
his faults and fashioned her from his rib to protect
I gave her wisdom to know that a good husband never hurts his
wife, but sometimes tests
her strengths and her resolve to stand beside him unfalteringly.
And lastly, I gave her a tear to shed. This is hers and only hers
exclusively to use whenever she needs it.
She needs no reason, no explanation, its hers.”
“You see my son,” said God, “the beauty of a woman
is not in the clothes she
wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she
combs her hair.The
beauty of a woman must be seen in her eyes, because
that is the doorway to
her heart – the place where love resides.”
Amid the confusion, the chaos and the pain
A man emerged and Muhammad was his name
And walking with nothing but Allah as his aid
And the mark of a prophet between his shoulder blades
In a cave in mount hira, the revelation came
Read o Muhammad, read in Allah’s name
May the blessings of Allah be on al-mustafaa (the selected one)
None besides him could have been al-mujtabaa (the chosen one)
Muhammad, peace be upon his soul
The greatest of prophets, Islam was his only goal
Muhammad, salla Allahu ‘ alayhi wa sallam
From among all the prophets, Muhammad was the last
As his was a mission of the greatest task
There was only moral degeneration
People clung to idol adoration
For all nations, he was al-mukhtaar (the preferred one)
So was he praised by Allah, al-ghaffaar
The bearer of glad tidings, al-basheer
Leading into light, as-seeraj-al-muneer (lamp of Radiance)
In handling the wicked, he had the best of skill
He pacified with tolerance and goodwill
The best of morals he aimed to attain
All he accomplished through suffering and pain
Reviving imaan as almuthakkir (the reminder)
He is known in the qur’aan as al-mud-dath-thir (covered up)
Only he was given the honour of miraaj
Unique was this glory to Muhammad asseeraj (the lamp)
He was ad daee ill Allah hil azheem
All hadi elaa seerauteem mustakeem
His mission complete, his held in great esteem
Allah praised him as bil-khuluqil azeem
May the blessings of Allah be on mustafaa
None besides him could have been al-mujtabaa
So perfect were his morals, so justly did he rule
Darkness had vanished and the word was full of noor
Balagha lula bikamalihi
Kashafa dduja bijamalihi
Hasunat jami u khisalihi
Sallu alayhi wa alihi
Muhammad, peace be upon his soul,
The greatest of Prophets, Islam was his only goal.
Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh
A common greeting among Muslims, meaning “Peace be with you.” The appropriate response is Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatu Allah (And to you be peace together with God’s mercy) (And upon you be peace.)
Extended forms include “Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah” (May the peace and mercy of Allah be with you) and “Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh” (May the peace, mercy, and blessings of Allah be with you).
The Prophet Muhammed (SAW) defines a good friend in these words:
“He is the one whose very sight makes you remember God, whose conversation increases your knowledge and whose deeds remind you of the world in the Hereafter.” (Behar al-Anwar, v15 p51)
A good friend can enter you into the kingdom of heaven and a bad friend can lead you into the fires of hell, so choose your friends wisely.
குறள் 788: உடுக்கை இழந்தவன் கைபோல ஆங்கே இடுக்கண் களைவதாம் நட்பு.
True) friendship hastens to the rescue of the afflicted (as readily) as the hand of one whose garment is loosened (before an assembly).
செயற்கரிய யாவுள நட்பின் அதுபோல்
வினைக்கரிய யாவுள காப்பு.
What so hard for men to gain as friendship true?
What so sure defence ‘against all that foe can do?.
What things are there so difficult to acquire as friendship ? What guards are there so difficult to break through by the efforts (of one’s foes) ?
I loved words. I love to sing them and speak them and even now, I must admit, I have fallen into the joy of writing them. — Anne Rice
S.E.A. முஹம்மது அலி ஜின்னா
Jazakkallahu Hairan நன்றி
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