Author Archives: Farah Rz

About Farah Rz

Mashaallah a post-doctoral fellow in Medical Genetics. A lover of the Arts and seeker of the sciences. Absolutely blessed to be a Muslim. Alhamdulillah!!

Global tawbah

Dear Readers, Assalamu alaikum (peace be with you) Today is a happy day. Alhamdulillah (=praise and thanks to God) I am officially moved into a new place to stay. I pray it will be an abode of peace, joy, learning … Continue reading

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Muslim Women in Science

Assalamu alaikum dear readers, There have been several issues I have wanted to blog about recently, however I have been prevented from doing so due to  pressing personal issues. So in passing, a quick video I wanted to share. It … Continue reading

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Saluting the artist Shua’ib

Assalamu Alaikum Dear Readers, Peace be with you this beautiful sunny August day. What a blessing to enjoy that ‘glorious morning light’ (Quran 91:1) and be in good health. I pray you who read this, are all in good health, … Continue reading

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Truly it is a beautiful call

Assalamu alaikum dear readers, peace be with you, The moon is full tonight and it is a ‘supermoon’. Beautiful to behold, quietly radiant, softly white. And it marks the half of the month of Shawwal already passing. Time passes so … Continue reading

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Wonders of the Heart – Part 1

Originally posted on Concordia Et Mysterium:
 ‘Self-knowledge is the foundation of the way of the wayfarers’ writes Imam Al-Ghazzali (1058-1111) in his Ihya ‘Ulum ad-Dïn [Revivification of Religious Sciences]. Commenting on this sentence, the 17th century Muslim scholar and theologian,…

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Looking for Laylathul-Qadr

Assalamu alaikum, peace be with you all I promised to blog about Laylathul Qadr. Layl means night in Arabic and Qadr is a word hard to translate. It can mean; power, destiny, highly valued, decree,  among other meanings, when used … Continue reading

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The miracle of water

Assalamu alaikum dear readers, peace be upon you all Half of this blessed month has already left us, never to return, and one can’t help but be sad at that thought. But indeed then also still happy that the month … Continue reading

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