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Open Your Window

Open Your Window

Open your windows; slow down on your run in life’s ever-hectic rat race; turn off your blackberry, ipod and iphone,and simply OBSERVE, just for a moment....
Last Updated on Thursday, 10 July 2014 12:59

Traveling During Ramadan: Why Not?

Traveling During Ramadan: Why Not?
Travel is always an eye opener, discovering another land, a people, their customs, their culture, even their diet; the experience can often be life changing. To then combine travel with Ramadan, the m
Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014 15:12

Ramadan in Istanbul

Ramadan in Istanbul
Whilst preparations for the month long celebrations start weeks in advance. A sure sign that Ramadan has started is when the Mahya, a pattern of light bulbs hung high above the minarets of the main mo
Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 July 2014 12:26

Good Muslims, But Only In Ramadan

Good Muslims, But Only In Ramadan
Every year, few weeks before the holy month starts, Muslims raise the yearly question, "what is your plan for Ramadan? How will you increase your worship?" And Muslims keep planning with very high goa
Last Updated on Sunday, 29 June 2014 14:21

Niqab: A Trip Down Memory Lane

Niqab: A Trip Down Memory Lane
13 years after I started my ‘covered’ journey, distressed by witnessing many of my fellow Quran course colleagues and batch-mates ‘tone down’ or completely discard their niqab, jilbab, and –
Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014 12:00

'Can I Have Some More Fries Please?'

'Can I Have Some More Fries Please?'
Clearly, starving to death could never be as wicked as having a tyre fall on your head while walking in an open field nor is it even as vaguely outlandish as being attacked by your goldfish in the bat
Last Updated on Thursday, 05 June 2014 12:56

UK Mosques Let Down Disabled Muslims

UK Mosques Let Down Disabled Muslims
Mosques all over the UK are letting down one of the most vulnerable sections of the Muslim community; the disabled. As a carer for several disabled family members over the years, I have long been dist
Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 May 2014 15:12

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