Author: Mobinah Ahmad

Experts discuss changing landscape of Islamic Finance in the Australian market

More than 100 key CEOs and Directors within the Islamic Finance Industry, as well as regulators, senior industry players and key stakeholders, packed out the top floor of the Governor Macquarie Tower at King & Wood Mallesons in Sydney on Tuesday 27 March at the 5th IFN Australia Forum 2018 exploring and engaging in constructive discourse on Australia’s Islamic finance sector. Over 18 experts in Islamic finance industry presented and discussed key topics such as Islamic investment opportunities, portfolio construction and the importance of diversification, further growth and opportunity for shariah-compliant investment funds and Islamic real estate investment, property...

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Top 8 Apps to Prepare You For Ramadan

Ramadan is coming. One of the ways to get on top of it is to integrate technology with spirituality to achieve the best practice of looking after yourself mentally, physically and religiously. App makers are finally tapping into the billion-dollar Muslim lifestyle industry. Much like how supermarkets have recently begun rolling down the “Ramadan Kareem ☪” banners in aisles in Woolworths, now when you scroll down your “Muslim” search on the app store, you’ll see that the market is saturated with handy apps – for prayer times and directions, Qur’an exploring and even directories of halal restaurants. So which ones are worth downloading to up your spiritual game for the holy month?  AlQuran screenshot. Photograph: AlQuran1. al Quran By Sayed Samed If you come across people reading their pocket Qur’an on the tube in the next few weeks, it’s because Muslims believe that their holy book was revealed to the prophet Muhammad during Ramadan, and it’s customto spend more time reading it this month. So Qur’an apps such as al Quran are pretty handy: it’s possible to read the entire text, its translations and listen to commentary in various languages – important for a global audience. The app also allows users to search the text, and listen to verse-by-verse recitation.  Zabihah. Photograph: Zabihah2. Zabihah By Halalfire Do you feel like tucking into hummus and falafel to break your fast, or...

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The Sultans of the Hearts: The moral psychology

The Sultans of the Hearts: The moral psychology of Abu Talib al-Makki and Imam al-Muhasibi, was the topic of the presentation by Aftab Malik at an event hosted by Mīzān Avenue on Saturday 24 March 2018 in Yagoona, Sydney.  In this back to basics lecture, Aftab examined the central role of patience in the believer’s arsenal as an active, not passive force for good, and how that developed as a basis for self-refinement. In his talk, Aftab referenced the following hadith when trying to highlight how the knowledge of Islam tends to be partially understood. Umm Salamah narrated that the...

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Bayt Al Zakat recognise HSC high achievers

Bayt Al Zakat – Australia recognized the achievements of 94 students who received an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) score of over 90, with 12 incredible students achieving an ATAR of over 99, at their 21st Annual Education Award Ceremony on 17 March 2018 at Orion Function Centre in Campsie, Sydney.  In a statement, Bayt Al-Zakat said that they are “Aiming to encourage our Muslim Youth to achieve high results in their academic education.” Bayt Al Zakat Australia is a non-profit organisation committed to promoting numerous charitable causes both nationally and...

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april, 2018

28apr10:30 am- 12:30 pmPre-Ramadan Mini Market Ladies Event (Limited Tickets)Ladies Only

28apr7:00 pm- 10:00 pm3rd Annual Fundraising Dinner

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