Category: Event Reviews

Review – The Umm Zakiyya Book Tour & Movie Screening

The Umm Zakiyya Book tour spanned 3 cites, and multiple events per city, including workshops. For South Africa, this comes at a time where more muslim women are exploring the genre of fiction writing, where there is a need to tell stories with islamic principles embedded in them, where narratives are being penned down and the writers are too shy to send their work out there into the world. The encouragement that comes out of this is to keep writing, and to let your literary voice be heard. Baitul Hikmah stocks and publishes her books here in South Africa,...

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Review: Muslimah Today 2017

Muslimah Today is our annual MUST ATTEND event. A great hive of information, mixed with networking, collaborating, deen and more. The 2 day conference is packed with great sessions that have something for everyone, irrespective of where you are in your life or your understanding of the Deen. Our event review spans afew posts. Here are some images from our weekend with ILMSA...

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Healthy Muslimah Summit: Hold on to the Rope of Allah

The Healthy Muslimah Summit is on the way. Unfortunately recordings are only available for 24 hours. Here are the notes as well as the presentation images. Amazing insight on Day 2 – Exploring Emotional Health. Sister Na’ima B. Roberts, of SISTERS Magazine presented: “Hold on to the Rope of Allah” Have Yaqeen that things will be ok. Sometimes u don’t really want the test that Allah swt gives you. Have hope and belief that Allah swt wants good for you, makes the grief lighter. There’s a reason why those who have left, why they are gone. But there’s a...

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Review: Yasmin Mogahed’s South Africa Tour

  Yasmin Mogahed‘s South African Tour  by AlBurujpress was definitely one of the noteworthy events of 2017 in the MuslimahLifestyle calendar. South Africa is opening its doors to more prolific speakers of the Muslim world and a female speaker is definately a level up. The turnout over Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town was phenomenal, Masha Allah. 2 Events per city proved to be intensive, yet the topics catered for women of all ages. Ustaadha Yasmin’s workshops were packed with lots of implementable tools to enhance your life and find balance and harmony. In Search of Love was a good change...

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Wisdom from Tafseer Surah Taha

Tafseer Surah Taha  course in Durban by AlKauthar Institute was an extremely interesting course which traversed the chronicals of the Prophet Musa AS. Conceptualization of tests and struggle, the understanding of tawhid, qada and qadar presented in an easy to grasp manner for the student. Lots of amazing dawah tips, and key points to take and implement into ones life going forward. The course closing on the most profound point: Firown was given 9 signs (Ayaat) and the student was given 135 Ayaat (every verse is a sign from Allah) in the Surah. What will you do with these...

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