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Author : Esteemed Readers

Happy to know that Aura e-magazine is making progress. The magazine will not only contribute to empowering women but also enhance their intellectual capabilities. It comes at a time when thousands of young Muslim girls get admissions at premier universities across...

EDITORIAL

Author : Editor's Desk

“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.” – Mark Van Doren We live in a world where true knowledge is being replaced by misinformation, fake news and conspiracies. In addition, the teaching-learning process has been fundamentally affected by the changes...

An Ode to Teachers

Author : Sufiya Tazeen

When the normal circumstances are reversed and the world is at a standstill, one profession stands apart in the services it has rendered to everybody. While discussions about what is important enough to risk one’s own safety under lockdown rules have varied, the...

Everyone is a Teacher!

Author : Tasneem Ataullah

  What truly makes one a teacher? This may sound absurd, but just living makes an individual a teacher. Is a degree needed to teach? Are qualifications a necessity to preach? Do certificates create better advisors or listeners? Not at all. Some would still argue...

Education and the Pandemic

Author : Lubna Maqdoom

In 2020, the sudden spread of COVID-19 made millions across the globe motionless. It was no longer the same competitive world we knew; rather it became a struggle for survival amidst the exasperating consequences of the invisible virus. The world of education had to...

My Mother, My Teacher

Author : Thahira Mechery

This is the time to revise and revive the existing teaching and learning practices and to reform the existing pedagogy into a post-pandemic pedagogy. We have witnessed that universities, colleges, schools all over the world were closed due to the pandemic. Emergency...

Face to Face with Dr Lajwanti Naidu

Author : Aura Staff

A PhD at 54. Tell us a little bit about this journey? The acknowledgement page of my thesis begins with a quote of American author and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar stating that “Your attitude, not your aptitude will determine your altitude.” True to this statement,...

Perceptions By Maulana Maududi

Author : Nikhat Fatima

I remember picking the Urdu version of “Perceptions” a long while back and reluctantly giving up on it because the language was too hard to understand for me. I had heard a great deal about this book and when I found out that “Tanqeehat” (The name of the original book...

The Need for Islamic Counseling in the Ummah

Author : Humaira Kapadia

Mainstream contemporary counseling relies on research in behavioural science and curative procedures to address the client whereas Islamic counseling includes the sources of Qur’an and Hadith. Therefore Islamic Counseling is a form of counseling which assimilates...

A 3D Formula for Success

Author : Rahamathunnissa A

Success is what we all want: be it in this world or the hereafter. The inevitable question that anyone who achieves success is asked is: “What is the secret of your success?” If we analyze the lives of those whom we can call successful in life, we understand that it...

The Online World for Women

Author : Farha Tamanna

Considering the considerable and significant intrusion of social network into our everyday lives, securing liberty, safety and security on social media platforms is of prime importance. But speaking in the light of reality that women experience twice the amount of...

The calm voice within

Author : Iman Shakeel

As my ship sails through the sea of life,I am stricken by a violent stormMy boat upturns, and I’m left behindNo one to help, no one to hearI wish someone could help meHear me and heal meAs I face the mighty waves,My heart feels weak and fragileThe wind is roaring, and...

Madrasa: The Target of Prejudice

Author : Sumna Sadaqat

“Around 4:30 pm, the police officials came back and assaulted us like animals at the madrasa and subsequently at the police station. When we were at the Civil Lines police station, the police officials said that we should be thrown in a ditch. They beat me with a...

The Idea of a Happy Marriage

Author : Saida Moin

In her innocent childhood, she was told that marriage is an event with lots of festivities in it. In front of her, the entire family would dream of her looks, the groom, the food and her beauty on “the day” and laugh out of merriment. It was too early to seriously...

Children’s Corner

Author : Tasneem Fatima

Palestinians are facing forced evacuation from their own homes. They are tortured in jails and injured severely for refusing to evacuate. They are made prisoners in their own lands. As a matter of fact, many Muslims do not know the importance of the Bait al Maqdas in...

The Pegasus Puzzle

Author : Sameena Afshan

The global community is still trapped in the grip of coronavirus. The virus is still on a rampage and has already ravaged the lives of people around the planet, along with the economy. While the world is struggling to overcome this grim situation, there is another...

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Author : Esteemed Readers

Really enjoyed reading the article on “academic mothers”. Being an academic mother myself, I could relate to most instances discussed. I suggest that when you have taken measures to include researchers from different major cities in India, questions on how they have...

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