Arasi Marikar Wapchi Marikar 1829-1925 Arasi Marikar Wapchie Marikar bought the shares of several heirs of maradana land and donated a portion of it to build a mosque and later built another mosque called the Fareed Thakkiya. He had started off his career as an
Zahira Scouts won the Cup Championship at the Annual Colombo District Scout Swimming Meet held on 1st July 2017 at the British School. Nalanda College 2nd. Ananda College 3rd. Last year we were runners up by 3 points less. Reported by: Mr. Saqqaf Muheed, Chairman
There is evidence that there were Muslim merchant settlements in Sri Lanka as early as the 7th century. M. A. M. Shukri has used the Arabic (Kufi) inscriptions in Sri Lanka to throw light on the origins of Sri Lanka’s Muslims. He says that the
How many of these scientists—and their contributions—did you know of? Will you be the next Sri Lanakan scientist?
Levels of intelligence are pretty well the same around the world, regardless of race, gender, or religious affiliation. As human beings, we share the same brainpower, just as we share all other physical functions. Mercifully, earlier views of racial inequality have in most places been
I am honoured by the invitation to deliver this lecture, particularly because Dr. Jayah was born in Galagedera, my electorate. His father was a Police Officer then attached to the Galagedera Police Station. There is also another connection. My father had a collection of Aubrey
The most prominent principal of Zahira College, Aboobucker Mohamed Abdul Azeez
Arabic calligraphy was originally a tool for communication, but with time, it began to be used in architecture, decoration and coin design. Its evolution into these major roles was a reflection of the early Muslims’ need to avoid, as their beliefs required, figures and pictorials