2020 – What a year

2020 – What a year

The uncertainty surrounding a constantly evolving situation peeled open layers that would otherwise remain hidden. Realities of the human condition were exposed, some, attracting criticism, but the majority being admirable and praiseworthy. Despite the social...
A Step towards Education Success for this World and the Next

A Step towards Education Success for this World and the Next

A Step towards Education Success for this world and the next If we were to all agree on one thing, I think it would be that the times we are living in today are beyond insane. It seems as though the more people move away from Allah, and religion in general, the more...
Postnatal Anxiety and Depression Awareness (PANDA) Week

Postnatal Anxiety and Depression Awareness (PANDA) Week

SubhanAllah, it’s intriguing to find how the fears of taboo and stigma blanket so many of our shared experiences. Cliche as it sounds, were we to ‘open up a bit’, we would be astounded to find that albeit feeling so, we never really were...
The Light of the World is Born

The Light of the World is Born

Many customs have been accepted without question primarily because they have been passed onto us from our ancestors. But to question these practices is not only to challenge, but to understand, learn and guide those around us, Bi’ithnillah. Mashayekh explain...
A new Islamic Year

A new Islamic Year

A new Islamic Year is upon us – 1443AH. While celebrating this ‘occasion’ is not Islamically proven to be an authentic practice, one may wonder how the Islamic Calendar came into play in the first place.   Before its introduction, different...
Daffodil Day

Daffodil Day

I always wondered, why daffodils? It’s about the way they bloom. Often able to survive harsh weather conditions, these resilient bulbs grow underground and blossom during Spring, where the flourishing of nature is at its peak. They signify rebirth and renewal....