Author: Sabrina

Poetry

Iran: The Land of Persian Mystics and Sufi Poets Part 1

Returning home with lots of pictures to share from an incredibly blessed trip to Iran, rich with history, culture, and friendship! Here’s a picture I took at the Pink Mosque in Shiraz. The colorful rose brings the sweet scent of He. – Hafez of Shiraz. “Why Iran?” Because I wanted…

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Relationships

Birthing a New Consciousness

My training to be a “good wife” started at the age of 8. “I shouldn’t have to tell you to take out the garbage. If you see that it’s full, you should know that it needs to be taken out. What will you do when you get married?” Marriage was not even on my mind, but I silently took out the trash and then…

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Community

Systematics: The Universal Language

Language, a set of recognizable patterns, is arguably humanity’s greatest achievement. Through language, each generation is able to record, preserve, enhance and most importantly, pass down the knowledge from the past. Language, the programing…

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Community

From AKDN to AKA: A Systematic Vision

This paper addresses the following questions: “What is the primary purpose of AKDN?” “What are the essential values or ethics which inform the AKDN’s vision?” “How does the establishment of Aga Khan Academy support the vision of AKDN?”

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Self-Knowledge

Time and Knowledge Nazrana: A Quest Through the Seven Valleys

This post discusses the fulfillment of my Time and Knowledge Nazrana, but it is a very different kind of post. Here, you will not find the details of my TKN assignment, the numbers of hours I clocked, how I went about working in a new setting, or the resulting impact of my work.

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