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Hajj funding

Anonymous - 2 months ago

Salam, I'd like to know how much it costs to do the Hajj from the UK on average and whether there are ways of reducing the cos… (see more)

Na'eem Raza Wasalaam Hajj sadly has increased in cost over the years based on exchange rates, flights, hotels and Saudi infrastructure. Remember Hajj…

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What's a good challenge to do to raise money for a charitable cause?

Anonymous - 2 months ago

I want to do something that will capture the attention of people in the Pakistani/Muslim community and raise a lot of money insha… (see more)

Na'eem Raza There are so many challenges out there... Usual ones like running, cycling, tough mudder, climbs and treks. All tried and tested. Once i…

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Na'eem Raza I was at University and took on a part time job in a nightclub, got embroilled in the scene and the assocaited vices, failed at university,… (see more)

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Do you have advice for making the most out of Hajj?

Anonymous - 2 months ago

Na'eem Raza Make sincere intention. Pick the right tour operator, do some research, speak to others... I've been with dometours.com for last 21 years… (see more)

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For example, aspiring for a secular constitution (separation of state and religion); agency over bodies, choice of clothing, and … (see more)

Tania Saeed This is not an easy question to answer. I think it really depends on which context you are referring to, and the nature of how that particu… (see more)

0 points2 months ago

I'm thinking of people like Sajid Javid but also Sadiq Khan. Within the Asian community it feels like they're perceived as ha… (see more)

Tania Saeed Representation is important, especially if the hope is that for the future generation the presence of BAME communities in politics is the n… (see more)

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Is Islamophobia a type of racism?

Anonymous, London - 2 months ago

Right-wingers often claim that Islamophobia is not a form of racism because Islam is not a race. Does calling it racism confer an… (see more)

Tania Saeed This goes back to how we define racism and racialisation which is a sociological process through which certain characteristics are assigned… (see more)

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Why as a Muslim woman, am I stereotyped to be a victim?

Anonymous - 2 months ago

I have been equally raised well as my brothers my parents did a great job. When I moved to Europe people’s perception about Musli… (see more)

Tania Saeed This is an important question, which came up a lot in my research as well. The first thing to understand is the meaning of a stereotype its… (see more)

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There are so many things that I want to do like learning Arabic, cooking, fixing my bike but I just can't seem to find the willpo… (see more)

Posted in Pakistani + 2 other communities

How was Ibn Battuta able to finance his travels?

Anonymous, London - 2 months ago

Hassam Munir He was able to finance his travels through a variety of ways. A large part of it was from the gifts he constantly received because of the p… (see more)

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How authentic do you consider Ibn Battuta's travel writing to be?

Anonymous, London - 2 months ago

There seems to be doubt about the authenticity of his writing, in that scholars doubt whether Ibn Battuta actually visited the pl… (see more)

Hassam Munir Ibn Battuta's Rihla is an incredible window to the 14th century world. There are ongoing debates about some parts of the journeys he descri… (see more)

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How much of Ertugrul is actually true?

Anonymous - 2 months ago

Hassam Munir The popular TV showDiriliş: Ertuğrul gives us some indication of what day-to-day life of the real Ertuğrul may have looked like and the for… (see more)

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What resources for somebody looking to get closer to the deen?

Female, 19, Leeds - 2 months ago

Salam all, Like many I grew up with Islam and it has been as much part of my identity as something that I actually believed in… (see more)

Anonymous Salam! May Allah fill journey with blessings and ease :))Yaqeen Institute is the best! Their content is always so amazing and they really a… (see more)

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Anonymous Wa alaykum as Salaam! MashaAllah, may Allah reward and fullfill your intentions. It isn't a book or a lecture but some advice I've heard … (see more)

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How can I help my mum's English to go from intermediate to fluent?

Female, 19, Leeds - 2 months ago

She is 64 years old and has been living in the UK for nearly 20 years but she never passed her IELTs exams. So her English is not… (see more)

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