Monday, October 08, 2007


Assalamualaykum all muslim and muslimas!!


I just want to write this post maybe boring.

Whenever we do something first time the excitement we go through is amazing and you can never feel it the second time you do it. The nervousness, the eagerness, all such emotions rise in a very ecstatic manner..

Few instances of my life are perfect example of this:-

1. The first time I was returning home after spending 4 months in hostel (or dormitory) .. the excitement i felt on returning home was sooooo much... i remember that as soon as it was announced that the plane was landing on the airport I felt butterflies in my stomach and the moment the plane touched the ground and came to a halt I immediately stood up , grabbed my trolley bag and was the first one to come on the airport.. Even my family was soo eagerly awaiting my arrival.. My brother and cousin were standing in front of my home.. my sister had decorated the room we share. All my requests were fulfilled, i was pampered and the time to go came soon..One month just flew by.. As the time came everyone tried to hold back their emotions.. I recall the night i was packing .. my Father kept pacing from his room to my room..he asked 'is there anything you want., any restaurant you want to go, any place you want to visit?" I felt so heavy hearted.. . Everyone put up a happy face and i departed on the airport controlling my emotions very skilfully.. But the moment I sat on the airport waiting for the announcement to board the plane ..i opened my diary .. saw 3 statements written for me by my mother, lil sister and my sweet caring brother.. I read them and silent tears slid on my face.....................

2.This memory is so embedded in my mind.. i'll never ever forget it.. it is one of those moments which leave a lasting impression on you.

We were going for umrah .. though Alhamdulillah i have done umrah twice but the journey of the first trip is etched so vividly in my mind.. Our bus reached /meeqat (the place where we put on our ehraam) and then we came back and sat in our bus..From that place onwards all male passengers were reciting the talbiya-"labbaik allahumma labbaik.................." and the whole bus was echoing with it.... With our bus on its way to Mekkah, big boulders on either sides of the road, vast desert.... and the talbiya with its words " I respond to Your call O Allah, I respond to Your call, and I am obedient to Your orders, You have no partner, I respond to Your call All the praises and blessings are for You, All the sovereignty is for You, And You have no partners with you" .. The whole atmosphere was electrifying.. I cried and cried ....
Then my father pointed out the board which marked the beginning of Masjid-Al-Haram boundary.. My brother asked where?? I couldn't bring myself to speak out .. i felt so emotional on thinking that I had at last reached THE place...Alhamdulillah.

BEST and MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT- when our eyes first rested upon the MIGHTY and GLORIOUS Kaabah.... A lasting impression which can be felt and not described.

~ that's all for now folks~

~take care~