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
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
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 –
Although Pakistani by descent, I was born and raised in Hong Kong during the 90s, when the country was colonized by Britain. The youth of Hong Kong at that time were exposed to Western ideals
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
‘There was this black African guy who just moved into our area. And a group of Indian workers who come back home from their workplace cycling every day.
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
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