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Gifts from The Garden

Words Hasan Safiuddin Illustration Alifiya Z. and Sakina K. My head throbbed. Only a few days ago, I was running a fever and almost collapsed. Today, I was dehydrated, tired, and squished. All I wanted was a nap. Actually, I’m not sure if it’s the nap…

April 8, 2017
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Pearls of the Past- VI

“Tafakoro Saatin  Khairun min Ibadate Sanatin” To ponder and reflect for even a moment, is worth more than a year’s worth of prayer and worship. Rasulullah SAW…

February 18, 2017
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My Maula by Durriyah A. S.

Words Durriyah Ben A. S. Illustration Alifiya Z.  Can it be three years Since you have passed? The tears have not stopped The yearning has not ceased. Every morning I awaken Hoping to hear your news. Every night I go to bed Praying you will come…

December 8, 2016
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Pearls of the Past- V

Man ‘Arafa Nafsahu Faqad ‘Arafa Rabbahu “He who knows himself, knows God.” – Rasulullah SAW  …

December 8, 2016
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Pearls of the Past- IV

Each person’s worth is [determined by] what they do well. – Amirul Mumineen Maulana Ali Ibn Abi Talib AS  …

November 3, 2016
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Why do I cry?

Words Insiyah Bensaab Tamim Bhaisaab Illustration Fatema A. Insiyah Bensaab resides in Mumbai, which is also her favoritest place to be. She longs to have the ability to teleport from one place to another without the hassle of vehicles. She detests incompetence in work. If she were to author…

September 29, 2016
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Pearls of the Past- III

Rasulullah SAW: “Man baka aw abka aw tabaka alaa waladael-hussain wajabat hul- janaa.” Je naa muta’aliq ek waaz ma Mufaddal Maula TUS ye farmayu: “Je shakhs mara farzand Husain par roi, ya rulawe,  ya rou na awtu hoi toh rowa jiwa moh banawe, toh…

September 29, 2016
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The Amat of Allah

Words Tasneem P. Illustration Fatema A.  Amatullah Aaisaheba: the Amat Of Allah,  most endearingly referred to as Busaheba by all, was the fragrance of the home of Al Dai al Mutlaq, al Hayyul Muqaddas Syedna Mohhamed Burhanuddin Saheb (R.A) I vividly recall going to meet Busaheba…

September 16, 2016
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Bayt Maulatena Fatema AS

Words Zahabiya A. Calligraphy Tasneem S. Zahabiya ben currently lives in Sri Lanka and works in research for an ethical think tank. Her interests include writing, chocolate, walking, travel, chocolate, harry potter, legal philosophy, art and chocolate. We have all heard the zikr. Our Maula, Syedna…

September 8, 2016