Monday, April 21, 2008

Tariq ibn Ziyad

On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 7:58 PM, Dr. Syed Bashir Ahmad <********> wrote:

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركات

When Muslims landed at the shores of Andalusia / Spain under the command of Tariq bin Ziyad, he ordered them to burn all their boats. After that he gave the Sermon (please google for details)............ The most important were his historical words meaning that after having burnt your boats, the sea is behind you and the enemy is in front of you, you have no option but only to win. AlHamdulillah they fought with the same vigour and sioncerity of NUR and triumphed. That was the beginning of a great historical era .........................

I want you to think of an art work (not urgent) about the concept of burning the boats (and after you google

okay, this short message was sent by my other half yesterday, and as per request, this is something i can come up with alhamdulillah ;)

and then he replied me with these :

On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 8:47 PM, Dr. Syed Bashir Ahmad <********> wrote:
Actually the fully sermon is beautiful. That was how those simple people with hardly any resources spread Islam from Spain to Sulawasi...

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Truth is, i found someone who stands out in the midst of this man populated planet. My dear Bashir, you know that i will do my best to be the one for you right? It will be a journey, and i promise you an exciting one!

أَحَبَّكَ الَّذِي أّحْبَبْتَنِي لَهُ

May He for Whose sake you love me, love you too

[ Abu Dawud ]

as you said to me my dear, let's work on that front. Don't worry, be happy...... Boats have been burnt :)

ps : i will post the full sermon انشاءالله ;-)

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