The Soliloquy of the Full Moon

A sign of the maturation of a society is the development of its own literature, culture and art. This has been the case for every place Islam reached since its inception. The style and form of ‘our Islam’ varies immensely between China, North Africa, the Middle East etc; all adopting the customs of the local…

Calculated Moon Sightings

It has become an unfortunate issue that there is so much debate every Ramadan around the citing of the moon. I have always felt it best to refrain from the debate, acknowledge the difference of opinion and follow your local community which you trust. I recently came across a post by one of my former teachers…

Moon-light

“What is the moon except a reflection of the sun. The beauty you see in me is just a reflection of your own light; its splendour dazzling only from the darkness of the world which surrounds it. My reality is just a rock which disappears when those of true reality emerge” – Anonymous