Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Written Vs. Not Written Stuff: Death by Stoning a draconian law in Islamic Ummah Part I

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
The collaborative series, Part I authored by Saadia Haq On 11 July 2013, Arifa Bibi, a young mother of two, was sentenced by a tribal court in Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab Province to be stoned…

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Iftar disaster

Assalamu aleikum, please be safe this Ramadhan. Bismillah. The first weekend of Ramadhan, I had guests over for iftar. It wasn’t planned. A few days before that, I had lied to maintenance so that they come paint the ceiling and fix … Continue reading

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Love Letters To Papatia

Love Letters To Papatia Assalamu aleikum, Are you in a rocky relationship? Is your house divided or feels like it? Do you just need an ‘ear’? Email Papatia at to ask your question or lighten your heart. The selected replies will … Continue reading

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Why I like Ramadhan When Days Are Longer

Assalamu aleikum 🙂 , I hope Ramadhan started well for you dear bloggers. May He make it easy on all of us, ameen. JazakAllah khair for reading, Papatia Feauxzar

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Ramadhan and Breastfeeding JZK, P.F

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The Cursed Bride (15)

Assalamu aleikum, Ramadan kareem! Ramadhan mubarak! I wish you a blessed one with a lot of religious discoveries 🙂 ameen! *** Marguerite Panier is The Cursed Bride. A serial widow, she faces challenges while trying to get rid of … Continue reading

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Reasons Not to Rush into Marriage

Merhaba, *** Bismillah, Nowadays, the ummah has a high rate of divorce. This is partly due to the fact that people rush into marriage without understanding what marriage entails or seeing the big picture. Marriage is about love yes, … Continue reading

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Reasons to Get Hitched *** Bismillah, There are many reasons not to rush into marriage and I’ll touch on that on another post. But in the meantime, here are some reasons why you should get hitched. Anger champion “In the second century AH, … Continue reading

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Respect The Letters

Assalamu aleikum, Please leave a review 🙂 for this story that made its debut on this blog masha;Allah. Now, it’s edited and published. Jazak’Allah khair for reading, Papatia Feauxzar

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Brick Walls

Assalamu aleikum, I had the privilege to interview an American Pakistani writer on her debut novel. Please check it out! 🙂 *** An Interview With An American Pakistani Writer – Saadia Faruqi Assalamu aleikum Saadia, thank you for being with us at Hayati Magazine. … Continue reading

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