Category Archives: Islam

Written Vs.Not Written Stuff: Where Are Muslim Women Spaces in Mosques?

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part I Written by Saadia Haq The theme for this collab is much closer to heart as it voices the issues focusing on the Muslim women’s role and participation in religious institutions and specifically…

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The New Muslim’s Field Guide — A Review

The New Muslim’s Field Guide by Theresa Corbin and Kaighla Um Dayo is a compelling self-help book of about 218 non-illustrated pages. For a start, it’s more than a new Muslim’s field guide. It navigates the intricacies of the many shades of Islam due … Continue reading

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Poems by Stoori Khan – A Review

Assalamu aleikum, Be Like A Shining Star by Stoori I have been meaning to read the Quran for a few days now and yesterday I only managed to read a page in Arabic. Alhamdullilah ala kulli haal. But this morning … Continue reading

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Review—The New Muslim’s Field Guide by Theresa Corbin and Kaighla Um Dayo

Originally posted on Muslim Reads:
Theresa Corbin and Kaighla Um Dayo have written the book they wish they had when they converted to Islam. Drawing on decades of experience and focusing on practical advice rather than information-dumping, The New Muslim’s…

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How Do You Become A Bestseller Author?

Assalamu aleikum! This question is always on writers and authors’ minds. Today I want to tackle the subject and be blunt about it. So how can a writer achieve such a goal? You can offer your book for free to … Continue reading

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The New Muslim’s Field Guide

Originally posted on islamwich:
For Immediate Release The New Muslim’s Field Guide Publication Date: 2/1/18 From the minds behind islamwich comes a new and greatly anticipated book for converts to Islam:  The New Muslim’s Field Guide Available on Amazon today, The New…

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Review: ‘Unveiled’ by Rumki Chowdhury

Originally posted on Sincerely Sadia. :
Rumki Chowdhury’s Unveiled is an amazing piece of work; it succeeds in conveying the complex nature of the lives of Muslim girls in Western society, attempting to carve out their own identities against a backdrop of confusion,…

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The African Qurʾān: Ramadan Remedies for Racial and Religious Intolerance

Assalmu aleikum, if you’re privileged. May the Quran open your eyes and face the reality.Ameen! Sapelo Square by Dr. Rudolph B. Ware —“We tell you the best tales in what We have revealed to you of this Qurʾān ”— Qurʾān … Continue reading

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DKP BOXES

Assalamu aleikum, ” Allah does not lay a responsibility on anyone beyond his capacity.” Quran (2:286) I’ve become of Jill of Trades of some sort and alhamdullilah ala kulli haal. A few movie characters (fiction and non-fiction) come to mind and it … Continue reading

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Illuminating the Blackness : Blacks and African Muslims in Brazil by Habeeb Akande — Hayati Magazine

Illuminating the Blackness : Blacks and African Muslims in Brazil by Habeeb Akande is an account from a British Historian from Nigerian descent who did an extensive research on the contribution of Africans in the spread of Islam amongst other … Continue reading

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The Revival of The Muslim Golden Age : Generation M

Assalamu aleikum ! Please share 🙂   Jazakh’Allah khair, Papatya*  

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Erotology, Islam, and More.

Assalamu aleikum! I just reviewed two books on Marriages, Erotology, and the Islamic Perspective. Please check them out on my website. Like A Garment  by Shaykh Yasir Qadhi Read review here. and Illuminating the Performance by Historian Habeeb Akande Read … Continue reading

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Of White Feminism, Hillary Clinton and Muslim Women

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
As the American election race is nearing, the world is buzzing with lots of anticipation with the only female Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign. This is deemed as the most wonderful thing for women…

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From East to West: Muslim Feminism Making Waves

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
   www.newworldencyclopedia.org/ Earlier this week, I wrote “Of White Feminism, Hillary Clinton and Muslim Women” that met with interesting and eye-opening responses but the main debate persisted around the fact that Muslim women lag behind…

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Goodreads’ Book Giveaway For BLOOM

Assalamu aleikum, If you live in the USA, here is your chance to enter a book giveaway for a collection of three of my sultry reads. Goodreads Book Giveaway BLOOM by Papatia Feauxzar Giveaway ends October 15, 2016. See the … Continue reading

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The Written Stuff vs.The Not Written Stuff: Women in Islam

Originally posted on The Human Lens:
Part I, Written By Saadia Haq Of The Human Lens Women were the first pioneers of Islam – without whom the history of this Muslim Ummah wouldn’t be what it is today. For if…

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The Awakening!

Assalamu aleikum. Jumah Mubarak! I got a shout out by sister Umm Juwayriyah, Author of The Size of a Mustard Seed , with many other talented Black Muslim Writers masha’Allah, alhamdullilah. We’re on the road to fight the single story problem … Continue reading

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The Islamic, Adult Coloring Book

  Time to de-stress folks! 🙂 I love coloring if you didn’t know! 😉

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Family Tree: From Adam (AS) to Prophet Muhammad (SA)

Originally posted on Majestic Islam:
The below chart illustrates the lineage of the Prophets from Adam (AS) to Prophet Muhammad (SA) ‘rahmat al il alamin. This chart is not created on my own, it is the same chart which is…

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DUA 

Originally posted on MUSINGS OF A MUM :
?YA ALLAH…. Protect us ! Ya ALLAH there is none who can save us except you. YA ALLAH FORGIVE US, for all the zillions millions sins we have done. Nothing is hidden from…

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