Editorial

Aura takes pride in presenting its 35th issue, depicting the perception of a blissful married life that ensures harmony in union. The success of a marriage thrives on the ability of both partners to adapt and grow together. It flourishes with proper communication and...

To Live Happily Ever After

In this article, the author Rahamathunnissa explains why marriage is the most natural way of merging minds, bodies and souls for eternal peace and joy.“I am single but not alone.”“Let me settle in my career first.”“I don’t want to enchain myself.”“Let me enjoy my...

The Book Of Knowledge By Imam Ghazali

Imam Al-Ghazali’s “Ihya Ulum al-Din” (The Act of Worship) stands as a timeless masterpiece, a beacon guiding readers through the intricacies of Islamic spirituality, morality, and the path to a fulfilling life. The first book in the series The Book of Knowledge,...

Suicide Prevention

Amina Shaikh writes on why it is important to ensure that suicide is dealt with as a social issue, and prevented substantively.On a seemingly ordinary day, the task of a blood sugar test was a part of my daily regimen. Yet, the simplicity of pricking my finger brought...

Happiness: A Journey, Not a Destination

Is Happiness a state of mind, the destination, or the journey? Dr Jolly Khan has some answers for us.Happiness, a term often used loosely, is a truly complex emotion that has been the subject of philosophical debates, psychological studies, and countless self-help...

Igniting A Love For Science In Young Minds

Can science be brought from the realm of the classroom and into everyday life, in a joyful way? Ayesha Syed wants you to find out....“Children are born passionately eager to make as much sense as they can of things around them. If we attempt to control, manipulate, or...

Marriage – A RunDown On The Lessons From The Qur’an

What are some examples of the best marriages in history, in these tumultuous times for us to be inspired by? Dr Amna Shabi from Pune has a list for you -Marriage is an institution wherein two individuals and two families unite for future generations. The world has...

Put Yourself Back Together Again

Don’t give excuses, get up and put yourself back together again, says Heba Shakeel -Have you ever pondered, “Can I still become a better person?”. This question arises either because someone has told us that we have done too much wrong and there isn’t any scope for...

Bad Luck vs Good Luck

Shyla : What a bad luck! I really wanted to come with you all for the picnic. But I couldn’t.Zoya : You are lucky. Do you know what happened? We had a very bad time. All of us had to suffer a lot. Shyla : Hey come on. Don’t tell lies. I saw the videos and pictures of...

Children’s Corner

Etiquettes of visiting the sickOnce in the peaceful village of Harmonyville, there lived a cheerful boy named Timmy. Timmy had a special gift – a magical balloon that changed colors with his emotions. Whenever he was happy, the balloon glowed with vibrant hues....

People, Trials or Gifts?

 Nuha Maryam Chakwa, from Vaniyambadi, Tamilnadu wants you to know - If we talk about people who are gifts, not every gift will be a gift all the time, some unwrapping of gifts, some openings, and some utilisations will be trials too...Life is a complexly...

‘Discurso Muslima’: Indelible Frames

Nidha Lulu. KG In this experience sharing, a conference becomes more than just that, as Nidha Lulu KG will tell you.The enchanting two-day campus conference, ‘Discurso Muslima,’ titled “Uphold Iman, Uplift Izzah,” unfolded at the picturesque Arts and Science College,...

The Importance of Good Upbringing

- Shabnam Begum writes - If a woman is educated, her offspring is educated. If she is prepared, the progeny is ready.Upbringing is crucial in our lives. It is the foundation of our existence and the bedrock of our happiness. In the context of societal development,...

The Little Unsung Heroes

Maijabeen Gaihlot Chaudhary Who are the unsung heroes of Gaza? There are many, but as Maijabeen Gaihlot Choudhary takes us through in this piece, the children of Gaza are in a category of their own.No soft toys to hug, no flavours of ice cream to choose from. They...

Bilkis Bano Case – Isn’t the Government Responsible?

In our media watch roundup, let's take a look at the bravehearts from India and Gaza who made news this month. (Bilkis’ letter released through her lawyer after the latest order) It was a sigh of relief when the Supreme Court of India restored the life imprisonment of...

Embracing Faith: Lessons for Young Women

T Arif Ali General Secretary, Jamaat e Islami HindA translation of a speech delivered at Discurso-Muslimah, a conference organised by GIO Kerala in December 2023. Translated and transcribed by Ayisha Noureen TKDear sisters and daughters,I want to express my heartfelt...

Editorial

Yet another eventful year comes to an end, leaving the world on a threshold of new beginnings, renewed hopes and refreshed enthusiasm. 2023 witnessed a whirlwind of events - triumphs and tribulations that make it imperative to pause, reflect and embrace novel...

2023: The Year in Retrospect for Women in India

Firasha Shaikh Looking back at the year gone by, Firasha lists out some important events that involved women in India...Pc: Al JazeeraOn September 20th, India’s Parliament passed the Women’s Reservation Bill with an overwhelming majority. This piece of legislation...