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  • In this issue

    29 April, 2018

      P.3: The Kawthar learning Circle Winter Retreat – Canada, P.8: The spiritual significance of the last nights of Ramadan, P.10: Camping for knowledge,  P.12: An [...]
  • In this issue

    26 March, 2018

    P.3 – Visit to Canada P.5 -Humbleness in Christianity and Islam P.10 – The Importance of Releting to Others P.12- Mummy First P.14- Art P.16 -The Blessings of [...]


  • The Prophet Muhammad(s) proclaimed the message of Islam at a time when the Arabs buried their daughters alive. Through his words and actions, he reminded Muslims to love [...]
  • Spiritual Education

    29 April, 2018

    When a person looks for information on conception and pregnancy, he/she will find lot of material about the time to start taking folic acid, what to eat and what not to eat [...]


Community News

Children Corner

  • Prophets as role models

    29 April, 2018

    Dear Children As we said in our previous issues we are going to tell stories related to Imam Ali(a) and his words of advice given to the people of his time which are also [...]
  • Following on the teachings of Imam Ali(a) from his sermons on the creation of Moon, Sun, Earth and of small creatures such as ants and locusts, Imam Ali now moves on to [...]


  • Art

    29 April, 2018

    Last month I had the privilege of seeing a play by the acclaimed playwright Hassan Abdulrazzak an Iraqi born post doctorate researcher based in London. Although Abdulrazzak [...]
  • No Picture


    29 March, 2018

    This month I’m presenting you with an eclectic mix of art forms. Each artist is a change maker in their own right, using their craft to express personal stories and [...]

What& Where

  • Listing of Events

    29 April, 2018

    Through May  Tafseer of the Holy Qur’an Conducted by: Shaykh M S Bahmanpour Venue: Islamic Centre of England, 140 Maida Vale, London W9 1QB Time: Every Friday starting [...]
  • Through April Tafseer of the Holy Qur’an Conducted by: Shaykh M S Bahmanpour Venue: The Islamic Centre of England, 140 Maida Vale, London W9 1QB Time: Every Friday [...]


  • Up to 4 years of age At The Masjid (Learning Series) By Umm Tariq Illustrated by Heather Greenwood Compass Books (2010) Despite the growth of good quality children’s [...]
  • If you’re anything like me you might have switched off the telly after watching the BBC’s latest Islamophilic-offering ‘Muslims Like Us’, in the midst of some serious [...]


  • Lifesaving skin replacement

    31 December, 2017

    Hassan is only 9 years old, but he has suffered much more than a lifetime. Every single day, especially the first seven years, his life was overshadowed by a deadly disease. [...]
  • The man with golden arm

    30 October, 2017

    James Harrison is the Australian donor whose blood has saved millions of lives over the world including almost all of the Australian babies at risk of developing Rhesus [...]


  • Camping for knowledge

    29 April, 2018

    Muslim School Education Network (MSEN) held its 2nd Annual Educational & Spiritual Camp on 6th-8th April 2018 at Devere Harwood Estate in Milton Keynes. The programme was [...]
  • 9The Kawthar Learning Circle held its Social Wilayah winter retreat from March 1st – 4th at the Cedar Ridge Camp in Ontario, Canada. The theme for the weekend was, [...]
  • Visit to Canada

    27 March, 2018

    On the 28th of February Hujjatul-Islam Dr Shomali travelled to Canada for a six-day trip. During his visit he delivered the annual lecture at the Wilfrid Laurier University [...]


Life & Community

  • An Experiential Education

    29 April, 2018

    Every year, as Ramadan approaches, we tend to become a little introspective.  What will the month hold for us? How much have we really changed since the last one? Will this [...]
  • Mummy First

    28 March, 2018

    Parenthood is hard.  Motherhood is even harder. No amount of mental preparation helps you to deal with the actual physical and emotional investment your child will demand [...]
  • Mumma Knows Nothing

    27 February, 2018

    It’s official.  I have a rebellious, independent-minded child. This is an unexpected turn of events for me.  It’s not that I had expectations of a mild, [...]
  • You, Me and Him

    30 January, 2018

    When we look back at the past, we can often pinpoint certain circumstances or events that stand out as times of awakening, as ‘eye-openers’ that changed our [...]
  • Could we see Artificial Intelligence declare itself a new god? Where does Islamic theology stand on AI and as it starts to take over many human vocations, could Islamic [...]


  • Someone once said, “When you have visited the Alhambra once, you spend the rest of your life waiting to go back…” Few phrases better sum up Europe’s most famous [...]
  • There are many reasons people come to Dublin – admiring beautifully decorated ancient Qur’ans is not one of them.Unbeknown to the vast majority of Muslims around the [...]
  • The bright August sun winked at me every time it caught Lutfi’s large, tinted sunglasses. He gave me a toothless grin, before lifting his walking stick to tap the brown [...]


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