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Eid Mubarak!

Assalamu alaikum and Eid Mubarak to all my lovely sisters around the world I hope you all had a wonderful time with family and friends. How did all of your 3id days go? What did you get up to? Who did you enjoy it with? What did you eat and wear? Was it same old same old or did you do something extra special this year? share your stories with us by commenting below (= Yesterday was the first time my sister and I attended 3id prayers at the masjid (mosque). In Asian culture there is a big misconception that women are not allowed to go to the mosque, which is very untrue. I believe this misconception arose due to the fact that in most Asian countries there was no facility for women in mosques therefore women did not attend mosque, which is why people have been brought up thinking that it is not permissible to go to the mosque. In Islam men and women are equal in religion, it is obligatory for men to pray in congregation for 3id prayers and Friday prayers for example and there is

Introducing... Some Artwork I've been woking on!

Salaam all, Went back to uni today 1st day of the new academic year and I was absolutely shattered (yes it's very tiring sitting on your backside all day listening to lectures). As it was Laylat-ul-Qadr (night of power) last night I tried to stay up for a bit to pray and stuff, therefore not much sleep. Woke up at 7 for uni today, got soaked in the rain on the way home, came home on the bus, slept for half an hour then had to go to my aunts for iftar, came home again prayed Taraweeh and now I'm sooo sleepy (what an eventful day, makes a change from waking up at 3pm everyday of the holidays). Anyhow enough of my life story, I couldn't sleep until I showed you some of my canvases which I have been working on. I also do personalised canvases ranging from £25-£100 depending on size, so e-mail mailbox@islamfactory.com with your name, what you want to be written on the canvas, the size of the canvas and the colour of your choice (I will try my very best to find the colour you