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“The Joys of Sorrow” – A Glimmer of Joy

Words Asma G.   Photograph 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. The Joys of Sorrow Theme Blurb: Ashara is around the corner. Indeed this Gregorian month will see…

September 19, 2017
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“The Joys of Sorrow” – Two Sides of the Same Coin

Words Amatullah A..   Photograph Alifiya S. 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…

September 19, 2017
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“The Joys of Sorrow” – Welcome the Water

Words Sakina M.  Photograph Alifiya S.  Sakina Behn is a student currently living in New Jersey, USA. Creator of @rida.apparel, she hopes to inspire behno with her love for fashion. Her immense passion for art, literature, politics, and fashion shape her identity as a global citizen.…

September 18, 2017
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Ashara 1439- Art

The tragedy of Imam Husain is an omnipresent and evergreen zikr for every age – from birth to the death of universe. Just as it is a zikr for every age – from birth to death of every mumin and muminah. These submissions epitomise…

September 17, 2017
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Ashara 1439- Photography

The tragedy of Imam Husain is an omnipresent and evergreen zikr for every age – from birth to the death of universe. Just as it is a zikr for every age – from birth to death of every mumin and muminah. These submissions epitomise…

September 17, 2017
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Ashara Lookbook

Ashara 1439 Lookbook Our lookbook this month is an ode to the sombre and poignant days that all mumineen are gearing towards. We leave behind our bright and jazzy ridas this month, and feature subtle colours, simple designs and muted patterns as we march…

September 17, 2017
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“Timekeeper” – The Timelessness of Grief

Words Sakina N.   Photograph 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! Timekeeper Theme Blurb: Time is about as large a…

July 28, 2017
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“Timekeeper” – The Value of Time

Words Asma G.   Photograph Fatema A. Bostonian. Healthcare Consultant in NYC. Epidemiologist. Mehndi Artist. Photographer. Wife. Daughter. Sister. I like to believe I am a jack of all trades… and master of some. Timekeeper Theme Blurb: Time is about as large a semantic field…

July 20, 2017
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“Timekeeper” – The Reaper is the Keeper

Words Amatullah A.   Photograph Alifiya S. 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…

July 13, 2017
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In Conversation with Yasmin Ben T.

In conversation with Yasmin T. Photography by Sakina K. A good foundation is key – whether it is values instilled in children or a base for your make-up. And Yasmin bhen excels in both. A regular super-mom, she raises three young children and manages her home…

July 8, 2017