Category Archives: Talks on Islam

A conversation with women in Saudi Arabia

Assalamu alaikum (peace be with you) dear readers, The post I planned to write today is going to be superseded by sharing a clip that I think is vital to share. Especially given the rather troublesome news I received today. … Continue reading

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Eid Mubarak!

Eid-ul-Adha Mubarak ! (=May it be a blessed festival of sacrifice) Dear readers, Assalamu alaikum (=peace be with you) The rights of the Hajj pilgrimage are over and it is time to celebrate. The hujjaj (=pilgrims) will be shaving their … Continue reading

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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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‘Fathima Knight in shining armour’!

Assalamu alaikum, peace be with you dear readers, A few weeks ago, I was greatly delighted to ‘attend’ online, the first commencement ceremony of Zaytuna college. Zaytuna (=Olive/Olive tree) college is North America’s first academic Muslim liberal arts college. I … Continue reading

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Being Environment-friendly is so rewarding!

- Here is a Big joy jot for Ramadan 6th -alleviates some of the sadness that Ramadan is going by so quickly  Being Environment-friendly is so rewarding!.  

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The honored guest has arrived! and my attempts to sight hilal ur-Ramadan

Assalamu alaikum, peace be with you! My dear readers, Ramadan Mubarak! (= congratulations on Ramadan/wishing you a blessed Ramadan/Happy Ramadan…any of these will work, again its a phrase hard to translate). Thanks and praise to Allah for the felicity to meet … Continue reading

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The honored guest is less than a ‘moon’ away!

I am interrupting my series on Spain because I must express my growing joy that the month of months is so close upon us. The month of Sha’ban began a few days ago with the new moon. The next new … Continue reading

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