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Celebrations all around: #DawoodiBohras welcome #Eid behind closed doors.

Posted by on July 29, 2014 at 1:45 pm

The Tribune, a reputed media house paid attention to small group of Dawoodi Bohras residing in Lahore and reported an event that was supposed to be held behind closed doors. The Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community, having the highest literacy rates around the world and being tech savvy, agreed to meet the reporters about the event. […]

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Ramadan and the ‘Misri Fanous’

Posted by on July 14, 2013 at 11:57 am

Among the unique aspects of Ramadan in Egypt is the lantern that decorates most of the Egyptian streets during this season known as the Ramadan lantern or fanous, which is the Greek word for light. The Fatimids, who ruled Egypt more than a thousand years ago, had issued a law requiring shop and house owners […]

Nourishment of the body and soul

Posted by on July 13, 2013 at 11:45 pm

A Masjid goer wrote a letter to the editor of a newspaper and complained that it made no sense to go to Masjid. “I’ve gone for 30 years now,” he wrote, “and in that time I have heard something like 3,000 Lectures. But for the life of me, I can’t remember a single one of […]

Ramadan: A time to reflect, devote and give

Posted by on July 30, 2012 at 6:55 am

The word Ramadan is derived from the Arabic word related to the sands of the desert, or from the root word that means parched thirst or a land that is heated and baked by the sun. It is expressive of hunger and thirst felt by those who fast during this holy month. Ramadan is indeed […]

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