A podcast to discuss all things #Urdu from books and literature to poetry and jokes. We feel there isn’t enough quality Urdu content out there for those of us who are long lost children of the Urdu language (maybe that’s a bit too dramatic). Naya Pakistan, Naya Podcast.
In this episode I recite Surah al-Muddathir, read a short story in Urdu and read the 10th chapter from the ongoing Urdu novel Maria by Bilqees Zafar. Enjoy. Subscribe. Share. Provide your feedback. Also subscribe to my other podcast called Quran Study Weekly (search on Apple or Google or any other podcasting platform) Listen to this episode of my podcast, Quran Study Weekly, Episode 8 - Recitation of Surah Yaseen https://anchor.fm/quranstudyweekly/episodes/Episode-8---Recitation-of-Surah-Yaseen-e3il6k
In this episode I recite Surah az-Zalzalah, I read the 6th chapter from Duroos fil Arabiyyah and a story called Rihla ila Misr. Enjoy. Please share on social media and share with your family and friends.
In this episode I recite Surah Al-Qariah and read chapter 5 of the Arabic book for beginners Duroos fil Arabiyyah. Also read a short story entitled Rihla ila isbania (migration to Spain). Enjoy. Subscribe. And share on social media and with your friends and family.
In this episode I read Azkaar AsSabaah - the morning remembrances and supplications from the Quran and Sunnah.
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Wa Iyyaka Nastaeen (from Al-Huda international) or Hisnul Muslim (the Fortress of the Muslim) on iOS or Android for a wonderful app for your mobile device containing the morning and evening azkaar with English & Urdu translations.
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PDF of the Book (Urdu)
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In this episode I recite Surah Al Mulk, the 67th chapter of the Quran, followed by a short article in Urdu that a friend shared with me recently on WhatsApp, finally I talk about life in general. Enjoy!
In this chapter I recite Surah al-Feel & Surah al-Quraish and read the 4th 5th chapters from Maria, the Urdu novel. Enjoy listening. Send me your suggestions. Subscribe, like, review and tell your friends and family.
In this episode I recite Surah Al-Maoon and read the third chapter from the Arabic book, talk about reading and read an Urdu story about the rising of the sun that a friend of mine Adnan Siddiqi and I collaborated on. Enjoy, subscribe and tell your friends and family about the podcast!
In this episode I recite Surah al Kawthar and read from the 3rd chapter of the Urdu novel called Maria by Bilqees Zafar. Subscribe to the podcast and help spread the word by sharing this with your friends and families.
In this episode, I read from the Surah Al-Lahab and present some book recommendations. I also introduce a new Nasheed Intro called Hazal Quran.
Here are the book recommendations:
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Life in al-Barzakh by Muhammad al-Jibaly
Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources by Martin Lings
Islamic Creed Series (Vol 1-8) Complete Series by Dr. Umar Al-Ashqar
1-Belief in Allah
2-The World of the Noble Angels
3-The World of Jinns and Devils
4-The Messengers and the Messages
5-The Minor Resurrection
6-The Day of Resurrection
7-Paradise and Hell
8-Divine Will and Predestination
Stories of Your Life & Others by Ted Chiang
Forty Rules of Love by Elif Shafak
In this episode, I recite Surah Al-Ikhlas, I talk about some podcasts I listen to and recommend and I include a recording of an episode of my podcast from 2007! Enjoy.
The Book Review Podcast from NYT
LeVar Burton Reads
This American Life
Science Talk from Scientific American
Urdu News NHK World Japan
Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
CBC News World Report
In this episode I recite Surah Al-Falaq and read from the first chapter of an Arabic book for beginners. As a treat for this week, you can hear a recording of an Urdu poem Bazeechai Atfaal (Ghalib) by a friend. Enjoy the bloopers at the end.
In this episode I recite Surah An-Naas (the last Surah of the Quran) and read the first chapter from the Urdu novel called Maria by Bilqees Zafar. Enjoy! Subscribe and tell your friends & family! Twitter @brain_pod Instagram @brain_pod
Episode 2. I recite Surah al Fatiha and read a story called the Evil King. Enjoy. Don’t forget to subscribe and tell your friends and family. Follow me on Twitter @umairsalam, leave me a voice message on the anchor app or email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) your questions, suggestions and story requests.
In this episode, I do a book review of a book called Struggling to Surrender by Dr. Jeffrey Lang.
The book is a powerful account of Dr Lang journey of discovery that eventually lead him to Islam. It is autobiographical and written in a very easy to read style. Dr Lang is a Mathematician and he values reason and logic. He explains the Message of the Quran, presents and analysis of the Sunnah (which is the life of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam). He writes about the state of the Muslim people and addresses some issues surrounding some controversial subjects such as the role of women in Islam, women's rights, the Shariah Law, the misconceptions surrounding Jihad, Apostasy and so on. All in all it is a very powerful book.
Link to the YouTube Video (the audio is included in this podcast): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3H_C0BMyGCA
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