Author Archives: joymanifest

About joymanifest

Graduate student in Medical Genetics. A lover of the Arts and seeker of the sciences. Absolutely blessed to be a Muslim. Alhamdulillah!!

Modern influential Muslim women

Dear readers, Assalamu alaikum Now, a couple of posts ago I promised to follow up with a more detailed post highlighting modern influential Muslim women at the request of my dear reader ‘genometalk’. This is a reminder to myself never … Continue reading

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Joyjot for the day :-)

A little note-to-self I found tucked away in my wallet, that fell out while riffling through :-) Al-wadud is one of the names of beauty (in Arabic, ism-jamal) of God. It means the source of all love put simply. Though … Continue reading

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Women Scholars and the forbidding of being sad :)

Assalamu alaikum (peace be with you) dear readers, Tonight I have been doing some joyful (not sure this is a right way to use this favourite word of mine, I mean that I have been enjoying the task very much, … Continue reading

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15 Important Muslim Women in History

Dear readers, Peace be with you all, I just came across this and  I couldn’t but share it :) Sometimes, one gets rather tired of the misconception of women in Islam…not just from non-Muslims. I have heard silly things said … Continue reading

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By this Book We Rise or Fall

Originally posted on The Humble "I":
Recently, it seems that a number of pious people and a few eminent Muslim spiritual leaders have had premonitions and dreams about the quickening of the Hour and the imminent appearance of…

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Al-Latif

Al- Latif is one of the ‘names’ of God that I most love. It is another word hard to translate into English. I have a very beautiful Arabic-English dictionary of the Holy Quran (linked for your reference) that is essential … Continue reading

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Introducing Dr. Ingrid Mattson

Dear readers, Assalamu alaikum, peace be upon you all, February has rushed past and it is already close to the middle of March. I am amazed at the rapid passage of time, as I am sure most of you are … Continue reading

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Ulu camii

Assalamu alaikum dear readers, I have been wanting to write for a while but many unexpected things got in the way. I have much more to share about my rihla to Turkey, but the days are flying and new experiences … Continue reading

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Istanbul

Assalamu alaikum, peace be with you   Dear readers, it has been many days since I returned from my journey and many more since I left Turkey. I still miss it very much. I miss the pre-dawn walks we took … Continue reading

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Istanbul and Abu Ayyub al Ansari (rad)

Assalamu alaikum (peace be with you) dear readers, Alhamdulillah (thanks and praise be to God), finally back to posting and continuing with the rihla to Turkey posts. We visited many sites in Istanbul and spent the majority of our time … Continue reading

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