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“Food” – A Mumin Foodie’s Guide to NYC

Words Asma G.   Digital Art Alifiya S. Bostonian. Epidemiologist. Mehndi Artist. Photographer. Wife. Daughter. Sister. I like to believe I am a jack of all trades… and master of some. 😉 Theme Foreword:  Food is such a big deal to us mooms (mumins of course!). Culturally,…

December 8, 2017
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Sitting Next To The Hearth

Words Amatullah Z.   Photograph Amatullah Z.  Amatullah is a theoretical physicist specializing in stellar astrophysics and cosmology, official international Book Fairy (@bookfairies_ke), Sam Kean and Sherlock fanatic and dabbler in the arts of philosophy. She lives on coffee and science, although she is hoping to try…

December 7, 2017
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Japan

Photography and Words Alifiya S. Gently swaying in the wind, a flower came to rest on my palm. Upon close examination, this delicate flower had a pale pink pigment in comparison to the vividly coloured flowers I was used to seeing back in my country. Curious,…

December 6, 2017
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Lookbook December 2017 Outfit Zainab K.   Photography Zainab K  Words Safiya A and Batul S.  This month’s lookbook rida is one of our favourites. It combines the classic colours- red, black and white. The rida is a simple layering of borders with bold colours, paired with a few choice accessories.…

December 5, 2017
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Anwaar Al Funun – The Radiant Arts

After Ashara Mubarak of 1439H, the second installation of Anwar Al Funoon was held in Karachi. The wide array of artwork provided viewers a window into the transcendent land that is Al-Hutaib Al-Mubarak, Yemen. The colors and shapes weaving through the Haraazi mountains, to…

December 5, 2017
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Guidelines for Artists

Thank you for showing interest! TO INTERESTED ARTISTS Purpose of the Artists Section: This section serves as a platform to showcase talented, established and/or upcoming artists in the Dawoodi Bohra community. We hope to bring you as varied work as possible. Fine artists, photographers,…

November 25, 2017
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Guidelines for Writers

Thank you for showing interest! TO INTERESTED WRITERS  Purpose of the Blog: The blog is the crux of the whole website. A space for people to come tell us their unique stories- through written word. We want it to be as varied as possible…

November 25, 2017
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“Books” – GRAPHENE and its similarity to BOOKS

Words Sakina N.   Digital Art Alifiya S.  I absolutely love the arts, specifically, the Italian Renaissance, have a love-hate relationship with the Arabic language and am extremely passionate about stickers, socks, animals and plants! Books for me have always been a source of solace. They are dependable and stable,…

November 23, 2017
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“Books” – A Novel Poem

Words Maria R.   Digital Art Alifiya S.  Pursuing a Bachelor’s in Linguistics, Maria knows exactly when her name is pronounced wrong. It’s an approximant guys, you know, the upside down [ɹ]…nevermind. The Art of Adapting Takes a little while to master But when you finally get…

November 17, 2017
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“Books” – Unraveling and Unbinding History

Words Amatullah A. Digital Art Sakina K. Amatullah is a theoretical physicist specializing in stellar astrophysics and cosmology, official international Book Fairy (@bookfairies_ke), Sam Kean and Sherlock fanatic and dabbler in the arts of philosophy. She lives on coffee and science, although she is hoping to…

November 10, 2017