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Traditional arts in a digital age

April 15th, 2012 | by Omar

Being a man of the digital age, I am quite dependent on the Undo key. Make a mistake. No problem...undo it in some way shape or form. I recently ventured into the world of Arabic calligraphy and worked on a piece of "art" that I was really trying to do a good job on. It was a piece for Sameeta's birthday so the pressure was on!

Arabic through the Qur’an

August 18th, 2010 | by Omar

Islam is a religion adhered to by over 1.5 billion people world wide and quickly growing. The Muslim holy book in its true form is written in Arabic but only a minority of Muslims are native Arabic speakers. The rest of us learn to read the Qur'an without comprehension of what we are actually reading as simply reading the Qur'an is an act of worship in itself. However, to we as Muslims are encouraged to read the Qur'an with understanding to obtain the full benefit of its contents.

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