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A brief analysis of social media platforms

October 14, 2012


Its 8am and I am on my way to work let me take out my iPhone and tweet away, oh wait what shall I say today? Shall I greet all my followers, shall I post a famous yet powerful saying or complain about the delay on the jubilee line. Social Media today plays a massive […]

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Analysing the various approaches to Hijab

April 28, 2012


Title: Analysing the various approaches to Hijab Location: Dar Al Islam Lecturer: Sheikh Mohammed Al-Hilli Date: Friday 27th April 2012 يَا بَنِي آدَمَ قَدْ أَنْزَلْنَا عَلَيْكُمْ لِبَاسًا يُوَارِي سَوْآتِكُمْ وَرِيشًا ۖ وَلِبَاسُ التَّقْوَىٰ ذَٰلِكَ خَيْرٌ ۚ ذَٰلِكَ مِنْ آيَاتِ اللَّهِ لَعَلَّهُمْ يَذَّكَّرُونَ O children of Adam! We have indeed sent down to you clothing to cover your shame, and (clothing) […]

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The Taboo of Tatbeer

May 11, 2011


A word filled with so much emotion and contention that each year it is discussed and each year individuals come forward with their varying opinions. Quite simply Tatbeer is the act whereby the individual sheds blood in remembrance of the tragic events of Karbala. The individual seeks to attain higher spiritual levels by putting oneself […]

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The Problem of Shisha Smoking

April 25, 2011


From a young age I was taught of the effects of drugs and alcohol and to some extent I have to be grateful to the teaching syllabus at my secondary school for making me aware. I will never forget the jar of beans being filled up with Marmite highlighting the way in which blood cells […]

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