Fame and Dis-empowerment: The Case of Bollywood

Power is gradually attained by dis-assimilating the world. This principle is embodied in every major world religion and presented through different symbolic systems. The concepts of heaven and earth in Christianity, sansara and moksha in Buddhism, maya and nirvana in Vedanta, and dunya and akhirah in Islam are all equivalent tropes (although an exact correspondence cannot be claimed) that signify the principle of the ascendance to power through a gradual transcendence of illusory existence.

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Prophetic Guidance for Epidemic Disease: Coronavirus 2020

In the Name of Allah who decrees sickness and grants cure, who tests in order to give and cleanses until all that is left is pure. Who grants will to the weak and sees how the strong will use their faculties to help those in need, thereby helping to cure their greed, and all are examined in order to see who is best in deed.

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Craft in Class

Dr. Sarwat’s pedagogical approach is based on the Nai Taleem methodology envisioned by Mahatma Gandhi. She is an expert in the teaching-learning of science and mathematics at the elementary level. Her PhD dissertation was a comparative study of the blackboard teaching methods with the “hands-on” approach to learning.

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The Azadi Notebook

We present the “Azadi” Notebook. In the process of making notebooks from waste material found in the home, we discovered another dimension of these notebooks – the ability to make the notebook speak. Using discarded paper, we can tell and retell the story of your life, either present or past, through the notebook. The Azadi notebook is made out of old photocopies of identity documents.

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