Monthly Archives: September 2016

Part 2: Nagore Dargah – My birthplace, a national monument

Part 2:  Nagore Dargah My birthplace, a national monument (The following article, written by Shaik Kadir, is reproduced from The Straits Times of 17 January 2011 as shown in Photo B, above.) My birthplace, a national monument By Shaik Kadir … Continue reading

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– A day of gathering and charity – Enhancing Islamic spirituality and togetherness

– A day of gathering and charity – Enhancing Islamic spirituality and togetherness Part 3:  A day of gathering and charity By 8:00 in the morning of Eid ul-Adha (or Hari Raya Haji in Malay), all mosques in Singapore were … Continue reading

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– Uniting Muslims through takbir – Enhancing Islamic spirituality and togetherness

– Uniting Muslims through takbir – Enhancing Islamic spirituality and togetherness   Part 2: Uniting Muslims through takbir   To usher in Eid ul-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice), or Hari Raya Haji in Malay, and Eid ul-Fitri (Festival of Charity) or … Continue reading

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– World Qur’an Hour – Enhancing Islamic spirituality and togetherness

  – World Qur’an Hour – Enhancing Islamic spirituality and togetherness   Part 1: World Qur’an Hour Muslims in Singapore joined the World Qur’an Hour event from 9:00 – 10:00 on 9 Zulhijjah which coincided with 11 September this year … Continue reading

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Part 1 – Nagore Dargah: A jewel restored

Part 1 – “Nagore Dargah: A jewel restored”, reproduced from The Straits Times, September 8, 2016. From places of worship to educational institutions to the former residences of prominent figures, 72 buildings in Singapore have been gazetted as national monuments. … Continue reading

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Salute and thanks to teachers for their commitment and inspiration

Salute and thanks to teachers for their commitment and inspiration Today (2 September 2016) is a special holiday for teachers. It’s Teachers’ Day. I wish all teachers and my daughter, son and daughter-in-law who are teachers, a Happy Teachers’ Day. … Continue reading

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