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The search for Hang Li Po

As a person of Chinese ancestry who lived among Malay Muslims, Hang Li Po is a prototype for the lived experience of many modern-day Malaysians. Even though the Malacca sultanate had existed for a little more than a century, it gave birth to an astoundingly rich assortment of historical figures — one of the most prominent of whom, however, was not actually from the city itself: the so-called Chinese princess, Hang Li Po.....................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

Hikmah

Two blessings in which many people are defrauded are good health and leisure time. (hadith)

Quotable Quotes

The Prophet (pbuh) said: "Three self-destructive diseases are: niggardliness which is obeyed, vain desires which are being followed and a man's conceit with his views." (Reported by al-Tabrani)

Humour Without Malice

Here is the story of an Imam who got up after Friday prayers and announced to the people: "I have good news and bad news. The good news is, we have enough money to pay for our new building programme. The bad news is, it's still out there in your pockets."

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