May 2009


Letters to the Editor

On diseases and separation, celebration and bid’ah, periods and henna and many more…


From the Mitochondria of the Mind

Perverted religious, political, philosophical and other kinds of crazy ideas survive owing primarily to twisted logic. We shall discuss the issue with emphasis on the religious kind.

The Qur’an

Verses from Surah al-Nahl (104-113)

[104] Surely, those who do not believe in Allah’s signs, Allah does not guide them aright,166 rather, for them awaits a painful chastisement.… more »
The Hadith

Rights of the Weaker and Poorer Sections of Society

The importance of respect for the rights of the weaker and poorer sections of the society, and of every kind of a needy… more »

The Miraculous Design in the Flight of Insects

There is an extraordinary design to even the least significant of creatures such as flies. Any single fly is a miracle that testifies to the flawless design in the creation of God.

Essay Contest

Speaking in Shades

LUBNA KHALID’s interesting analysis of Umej Bhatia’s article – ‘The Shade of Death: A critical reading of Sayyid Qutb’ – which was published in the December 2008 issue of YMD,


Career Guidance Programs in Karnataka

CIGMA Foundation, a Career Guidance & Counseling NGO based in Bangalore is conducting “Career Guidance & Scholarship Awareness Programs” for