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  • In this issue

    28 May, 2018

    >P.3 Together on the Wings of Unity >P.6Reflections from fellow participants >P.7Wings of Unity: History, Methodology & outcomes >P. 10Toddlers & Taqwa: a [...]
  • 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 [...]

Faith

  • Faith vs Renunciation

    28 May, 2018

    It is part of the creed of faithful individuals to believe that God is Omnipotent, Just and Merciful. These three divine qualities are seemingly difficult to understand in [...]
  • When we hear the word “politics,” images of unjust, greedy and corrupt rulers may spring to mind. Even at a more personal level, the word is considered negative when [...]

Interfaith

  • Music in religion

    28 May, 2018

    One does not naturally think of traditional nuns of the Order of St Benedict as popular singers, yet the sisters from a rural Missouri monastery, The Heart of Mary, have [...]
  • Hermits against War

    29 April, 2018

    The definition of a hermit is that of a person living in solitude. When one considers that the harshest and most-dreaded punishment that can be inflicted on a prisoner is [...]

Community News

Children Corner

  • As we mentioned before Imam Ali’s(a) words of advice given to the people of his time are equally relevant today. That is why here, in Children’s Corner, we have randomly [...]
  • 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 [...]

Art

  • Art

    28 May, 2018

    It is always interesting to ponder the notion of life as a journey. A journey of such depths that it can be described as a psychological negotiation of time and space that [...]
  • 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 [...]

What& Where

  • List of Events

    28 May, 2018

    Through June 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 [...]
  • 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 [...]

Review

  • 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 [...]

Health

  • 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 [...]

Reports

conferences

Life & Community

  • On 5th May 2018 the “Imam Mahdi” Islamic Centre of Rome officially began its religious and cultural activities. The Opening ceremony started in the early afternoon with a [...]
  • This year I realised that Ramadan-decor has become a ‘thing’ and I’m not sure how I feel about it. A part of me likes the idea of preparing for this holy month [...]
  • 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, [...]

Places

  • A Parisian Paradise

    28 May, 2018

    The Grand Mosquee Paris is in Paris’ Latin Quarter, south of the River Seine, close to the city’s Botanical Gardens. It is the French capital’s little slice of Moorish [...]
  • 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 [...]

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