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Wisdom & Spiritual Texts

I haven’t written about my response to spiritual writings before, as it’s quite a challenge. But they are a part of literature, alongside anything else that people may feel them to be… 665 more words



The only religion in the sight of God is self-surrender to Him

(Surah Al Imran 3:19)


The Quran and the 'Wife Beating Verse'

Perhaps the most controversial and alarming verse in whole the Quran for a Western audience is 4:34. Here are four translations of the text. The verse has been used to attack Islam and its views on women. 42 more words

The Qur'an

It's Banned Books Week Again!

Happy Monday!  It’s time to read a banned book or two.  Banned book week actually started yesterday, but I try not to blog on the weekends. 222 more words

Banned Books Week

Photos and Videos: Simerg Captures the Spirit of the Jamat on the Opening Day of the Ismaili Centre in Toronto, Canada

Jamat and Volunteers Speak from the Heart on this Auspicious and Historical Day

Editor, Simerg and Simergphotos

Happy Ismaili youth pictured at the Park at 10:30 pm after completing their volunteer duties at the Ismaili Centre on the opening day. 2,847 more words

His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan