I remember once when my friend saw me excited for my upcoming vacation and the places I was trying to visit across the ocean, he said something I will never forget. People travel miles away looking fo
Every night, once I get out of bed, the smell of the suhour meal hits me and I breathe it in deeply, with a satisfied smile on my face. It’s quite fascinating how traditions like the drummer who wal
However this global euphoria and awe of visibly Muslim women in (and out of) headscarves competing has been tainted by a Saudi Arabian Tweeter, allegedly named Sultan al-Hilali, who spread a hash tag
This Ramadan, I pray that I find freedom. Where Ramadan becomes an annual redress to balance our values, its message is not to deny yourself an existence or participation in the life of this world. Ra
Whilst preparations for the month long celebrations start weeks in advance. A sure sign that Ramadan has started is when the Mahya, a pattern of light bulbs hung high above the minarets of the main mo
Today is an end, as much as it is a beginning. Almost one year has gone in your life- what have you done? I didn’t know if you would see Ramadan again but now, it is on the horizon...
What does Ramadan mean to us? Has the time come for the self to take a rest from the hassle of everyday life to ponder on the blessings everywhere?...
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