Aamir Shamsi Author

Muhammad Aamir Shamsi is currently an Emergency Medicine Doctor in London. He joined MYM in the summer of 2010 to develop his writing skills, to provide an insight into the incidents that have occurred in his life, and to explore his thoughts that have arisen from such occurrences. He hopes he can develop as a Muslim and become a better person in the process insha'Allah.

Are We Making Halal Bacon Haram? | The Need to Understand

Essay by
Oct 27, 2016 · 6 min read

“Seeking knowledge is an obligation upon every Muslim.” (Al-Tirmidhi) When I was younger, one of my cousins told me that saying the...

Who Makes the Rules?

Essay by
Jun 9, 2014 · 5 min read

If we were to ask any Muslim, practising or not practising, if they thought they were more knowledgeable, wiser or more morally upright...

What is a Good Deed?

Essay by
Jul 18, 2013 · 5 min read

We go about our lives performing good and charitable acts whether they are listening to our parents, getting homework done on time, giving...

Trust and Loyalty

Essay by
Mar 11, 2013 · 5 min read

Nikah is the legal binding of a man and a woman in marriage. This relationship leaves deep impressions in the social life of the partners...

Crimson Drenched Eyes

Poem by
Aug 11, 2011 · 2 min read

Another tear rolls down my cheek, I feel it meandering its way down, Joining the others to form a stream. I slowly close my crimson...

The Six Hues of Hayaa’

Essay by
Apr 3, 2011 · 11 min read

Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him) narrated that the Prophet (may Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him) said: “Faith...

Ramadan Umrah: My Journey

Memoir by
Jan 10, 2011 · 12 min read

My wish was finally coming true. I had been on Umrah before when I was younger but for the past year, I had really wanted to go for the...

Du’a: Our Unused Weapon

Memoir by
Nov 2, 2010 · 5 min read

Sitting in the mosque after Jumu’ah prayers, I looked around. Most people were either praying their Sunnah, getting up to leave, or...

A Heart Revitalized

Memoir by
May 26, 2010 · 6 min read

There are times when the body becomes tired and worn out. We feel exhausted and unable to cope under the pressure and stress. It is almost...