Author: Sakinah Bokhari

MS Sydney – Wollongong charity bike ride

On Sunday 5 November, 10,000 cyclists participated in the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Sydney to Wollongong cycle to raise money for people suffering from MS. It has been an annual event for the last 36 years with cyclists enjoying the spectacular ride from Sydney to Wollongong of either  a distance of 58km or 82km. Both the long and the short courses take you through spectacular scenery as you make your way through the Royal National Park, enjoy incredible views from Stanwell Tops, pedal over the breathtaking Sea Cliff Bridge and cross the finish line in Wollongong amongst a backdrop of sun,...

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Mufti Menk goes live in Sydney

Mufti Menk, the popular Islamic celebrity gave his live lecture, a first for Australia, addressing thousands of mainly young people at the Sports Centre at Sydney Olympic Park on Wednesday 25 October 2017.  Dr Mufti Ismail Menk, the Grand Mufti of Zimbabwe is a leading global Islamic scholar with a high profile social media presence such as Twitter and has hundreds of videos on his YouTube channel Mufti Menk series disseminating Islamic education with effective delivery for a global audience. He was born and raised in Zimbabwe obtaining Islamic education in Madinah, Saudi Arabia and holds a Doctorate of...

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Revival of Islamic storytelling

Award-winning author, storyteller and artist Ms Mehded Maryam Sinclair has been touring Australia narrating the story of Prophet Musa (a).  On Sunday 24 September she told the 1.5 hour long story to a group of 70 people at the Hills Family Festival in Castle Hill. The audience of young and old were captivated with her unique and engaging story telling. She has also narrated the story in two parts at the LMA and next moves to Canberra and Melbourne for a few more events. Ms Mehded Maryam Sinclair lives, writes, teaches, studies, and narrates authentic Islamic material in Amman...

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Thank God its Ramadan: Muslims save lives at London tower fire

Young Muslims awake for Suhur, the early morning meal to begin the Ramadan fast have been credited to have saved many lives at the London’s Grenfell Tower fire on Wednesday 14 June. Residents commented that more people would have died if not for the actions of a number of Muslim boys who knocked on doors, alerting residents to get out. The building had no central fire alarms and no early fire warning system in place. Muslims returning from mosques after Fajr prayers very early in the morning also helped the residents to get out of the tower building engulfed...

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Yasmin Mogahed rises above the storm

A highly inspiring and motivating seminar was held at the Emporium Lounge in Bankstown on Friday 7 April where the main speaker was Ustadha Yasmin Mogahed. The event was attended by more than 400 people, predominantly women.          Yasmin is an author, international speaker and a writer for Huffington Post, who focuses her work on spiritual and personal development. Her talk captivated the audience for more than three hours with a question and answer session in between. She delved into how to navigate through difficult situations in one’s life whereby you see the silver lining and...

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