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  • In this issue

    28 April, 2017

    p.4 Interfaith Engagement, p.8 Hawza in a Nutshell- Reliance and hope, p.10 Middle-Age Mothering (and Fathering!), p.12 Art, p.14 The Remembrance  of God, p.16 Parenting the [...]
  • In this issue

    26 March, 2017

    p. 3 Going North of the Border p. 4 Travelling Across the pond p. 6 Hawza in a Nutshell – Psychological egoism p. 8 To Read and What To Read p. 10 Art p. 12 To know Me [...]

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 [...]

Interfaith

Faith

  • Children Corner

    8 May, 2017

    This month we are celebrating the birth of Imam Al Mahdi(aj)  ‘the guided one’. Imam Mahdi is considered the last holy guide and direct descendant of the Prophet [...]
  • Reliance and hope Muranu Akki was a young man living on the outskirts of ancient Babylon, He was lying on his back and looking up at the stars; “I wonder if the people of [...]

Health

  • Poliomyelitis is an acute communicable disease caused by wild-type poliovirus. According to WHO, in the pre-vaccine era when poliovirus was the leading cause of permanent [...]
  • The history of studying anatomy goes back to 1600 CE. According to Edwin Smith Egyptians recognised the heart, its vessels, the liver, spleen, kidneys, hypothalamus, uterus [...]

Children Corner

  • Children Corner

    8 May, 2017

    This month we are celebrating the birth of Imam Al Mahdi(aj)  ‘the guided one’. Imam Mahdi is considered the last holy guide and direct descendant of the Prophet [...]
  • Children Corner

    26 March, 2017

    Dear Children, Assalam Alaikum I don’t need to tell you how important playtime is for children. Children should be encouraged to play and have a joyful time. You have [...]

Art

  • Art

    28 April, 2017

    Talking Art one to one I recently met with Amber Khokhar to discuss ways that we can collaborate as artists. Amber completed her Masters in Traditional Arts at the Princes [...]
  • Europe’s Mother Mosque You can’t actually pray in the former Grand Mosque of Cordoba, in southern Spain because it no longer functions as one. Depending on who you ask, [...]

What& Where

  • What&Where

    28 April, 2017

    Through May Commentary (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 [...]
  • What & Where

    26 March, 2017

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

Community News

Reports

  • Introduction Between 16th – 21st March, 2017, a group of twenty-two people from eight different cities across Canada, UK and the US took part in a 5-day intensive [...]
  • The University of Glasgow was founded in 1451. On 27 February, in this prestigious place, which educated seven future Nobel winners and heard Albert Einstein demonstrate his [...]
  • In early March, the Director of the Islamic Centre, Dr Mohammad Ali Shomali, travelled to Canada to attend a number of programmes in different cities over a period of 12 [...]

conferences

  • The University of Glasgow was founded in 1451. On 27 February, in this prestigious place, which educated seven future Nobel winners and heard Albert Einstein demonstrate his [...]
  • In early March, the Director of the Islamic Centre, Dr Mohammad Ali Shomali, travelled to Canada to attend a number of programmes in different cities over a period of 12 [...]
  • The Cambridge Muslim College should be congratulated for holding a stimulating symposium on the history of British Muslims. It was a fascinating and popular academic event, [...]

Life & Community

  • Reliance and hope Muranu Akki was a young man living on the outskirts of ancient Babylon, He was lying on his back and looking up at the stars; “I wonder if the people of [...]
  • Art

    28 April, 2017

    Talking Art one to one I recently met with Amber Khokhar to discuss ways that we can collaborate as artists. Amber completed her Masters in Traditional Arts at the Princes [...]
  • Introduction Between 16th – 21st March, 2017, a group of twenty-two people from eight different cities across Canada, UK and the US took part in a 5-day intensive [...]
  • Parenting the Islamic Way

    28 April, 2017

    “And invest my descendants with righteousness (46:15).” The Holy Prophet (SA) said, “The right of a child over his parent is that he should give him a good name, make [...]
  • Getting married, planning a family, having a baby…all these events brim with joy and a sense of youthfulness.  These are times that we see as new beginnings and fresh [...]

Places

  • Europe’s Mother Mosque You can’t actually pray in the former Grand Mosque of Cordoba, in southern Spain because it no longer functions as one. Depending on who you ask, [...]
  • Travel Guide to Muslim Europe

    27 February, 2017

    The Grandfather of modern Muslim Europe Just north-west of the capital city of Kosovo, Prishtina, where the land is of little value, and the only sound you can hear is the [...]
  • “The fear of death shall avail nothing, nor [shall avail] attachment of amulets and blue necklaces,” wrote al-Isfahani in the tenth century. While the idea that aspects [...]

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