Friends, be careful of misinformation out there. An absurd number of facts on tumblr and even on news sites are fabricated and without sources, but these things shape our perceptions anyway. We have to be EXTREMELY vigilant and question the things we read. Always be searching for the truth, no matter how difficult or hopeless it seems
Ammar Al Attar, from the series Prayer Rooms, 2012 (source).
"Ammar Mohammed Al Attar surveys prayer rooms across the UAE. These informal worship areas are ubiquitous, providing Muslims a place for their five prayers a day regardless of their location. The decorative elements of these interiors are incredibly humble, in line with Islamic architectural tenets and in contrast to the exterior opulence of the UAE’s architectural development. Serenity and stillness are common elements in these makeshift rooms, transforming their spatial reality as industrial caravans or rooms in malls and business centers, to that of spiritual sanctuaries." (source)
Anonymous said: The Indian Supreme Court Ruling -- I didn't get what you were saying. You said that people were calling the ruling regressive, and then "I wonder how homosexuality is any progressive at all?!" Do you mean that criminalizing homosexuality is okay?
yes sir/madam! i think its okay. and if you want to have more of a discussion, you can leave me a message. have a good day/evening (depending on where you’re from)
Anonymous said: are you against homosexuality?
what did you learn from the blog post that made you ask this question?
I’ve been reading Radical Reform by Tariq Ramadan, and I can’t help but think about how important his work is for the Muslim community right now. There have been so many instances in reading this book where I’ve wanted to transcribe and share entire sections just because of how…
THIS IS SERIOUS OK WE MUST HAVE ALOO IN THE BIRYANI
Lmao we take our biriyani very seriously. Didn’t know my brothers and sisters in Bangalore would be so adamant about chicken vs mutton though :)
It is a social norm to serve mutton biryani in weddings. because people will look down on you if you serve chicken which is quite cheaper than mutton. its all about pride and status. its quite sad things work this way.