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Mr Kamarudeen from Yangon

Mr Kamarudeen from Yangon

He repeated Surah Fatihah after me. “I used to recite Quran when I was small.” He said. People called him U  Soo Thein or Mr Soo Thein. In fact that is his formal Burmese name.  His moslem name is Kamarudeen. He was born Moslem some 60 years ago, but the bad news is that he […]

“We need 70000 kyats to settle the bills

“We need 70000 kyats to settle the bills”

Agak lama saya tak solat berjemaah di masjid  Kokhine  yang terletak di  Kabaye Pagoda Rd di kota Yangon.  Pada hari cuti umum Independence Day pada Januari 4, 2010,  aku berkesempatan mencuri waktu seketika. Setibanya di perkarangan masjid, aku melihat Brother Ahmad duduk di depan pintu masuk utama sambil memegang sebatang pen dan sebuah buku nota […]