International Women’s Day 2019 “Celebrating Our Lights”

Nimah recently participated at the opening sessions of the first event celeberating International Women’s Day in Dhahran.

Starting with special appreciation to partners and mentors male and female who with the known and unknown pioneering women. The pioneers– beacons and banners who have helped ignite the drive to grow on this journey. A growth on all levels, professional, emotional, spiritual and physical.


Reading two unpublished poems of hers, starting with ” Celebrating Our Lights’ a tribute to pioneers known and unknown. The audience was also engaged in the second poem ” Revolutions and Rising” a highly interactive poem on balance and the possible versus the impossible….

Celebrating Our Lights can be heard at http:// https://soundcloud.com/nimah-nawwab/celebrating-our-lights-poem-on-women

An excerpt of the poem follows

Igniting us and igniting our ancestors

igniting us and igniting our progeny

They are the named above all

the Known and the Unknown,

the recorded and unrecorded

Our treasures beyond perceivable price

here    and in    the hereafter.


The Blessed

Sittana Maryiam,

Sayyidatina Asia,

Sayyidantuna Khadijah,

Fatimah, Aisha, Safiayyah

Nusaybah, al Khansa 

Rabia

Mothers,

 Our Mothers of the Spirit…

Imagine Writing to the Best of Creation

Join the ummah of lovers in the “Letters to The Beloved” initiative offered to children and adults alike.
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Deadline January 31, 2019 awards announced February 14, 2019

Imagine expressing your love and joy for the Greatest Blessing, for the Best of Creation ﷺ
Taking the time and contemplating his birth, his life, his mercy, his journey ﷺ

Voice your love into words through 
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a poem 
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Celebrating start of the Hajj, Filmed Poem “Seven Upon Seven” by Nimah Ismail Nawwab poet from Mecca (Makkah)

With the upcoming start of the hajj, the tawaf; pilgrims circle the House of God built by our father Adam peace be upon him and rebuilt by Abraham and Ishamael peace be upon them– the circling is the initial rite of the hajj. Covered in this original English poem by international poet from #Mecca Ni’mah Isma’il Nawwab with footage by Turkish #filmmaker Omer Faruk Aksoy and music by Al Firdaus Ensemble, Granada, Spain 

This is part of a series of poems on the pinnacle of the #journey of a lifetime. #hajj #pilgrimage 

 

New Book Recommendation Section Added


This section will be updated from time to time with news related to a variety of books on the following topics, enjoy…as the pages will be updated

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