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The month of Ramadan in which was revealed the Qur'an, a guidance for mankind and clear proofs for the guidance and the criterion (between right and wrong) Al-Baqarah 2:185

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Sunday, August 21, 2011

'Ramadhan Reads' compiled by MWA member Farzana Gardee

Ever wondered what writers will be reading this Ramadhan? Here is a list of reads from a selection of writers.

What are you reading this Ramadan?

In spirit of the first revelation sent to the Prophet (PBUH) instructing him to read and Ramadhan being the month of the Quran, SISTERS asks authors about their Ramadhan picks.

"Read, in the name of thy Sustainer, who has created man from a clot. Read, for thy Sustainer is the Most Bountiful One. He who has taught men the use of the pen, and taught men that which he knew not." [96:1-4] (read more)

MWA member since September 2009, Farzana Gardee, of South Africa, received her Bachelors of Education degree in Early Childhood Development from the University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika. After working as an English teacher for Iqra English Pre-School she became a Section Editor for SISTERS Magazine. In April 2011 she was promoted to the magazine's Managing Editor. Farzana describes herself as a writer and hopeful educational reformist. She is married and resides in Qatar. You can find Farzana on Facebook at

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