On 15 April, 2021, Brock Dykeman, President-Vice Chancellor, University Canada West and Dr. Nivedita Das Kundu, President-Bharat Centre of Canada (BCC), and Faculty, York University, launched the book ‘COVID-19 Impact on Education and Beyond’ online in Toronto based on teaching and learning methods used by the educational institutions during the lockdown.Continue reading “‘COVID-19 Impact on Education and Beyond’ Online Book Launch Event in Toronto”
On the 18th and 19th of February 2021, the Faculty of Business and Commerce at Atmiya University in Gujarat, India, in collaboration with Lincoln University College, Malaysia, hosted an International Virtual Fest – ATMIYA ADWITIYA 2021. This international virtual fest was held for students of grades 12, under graduation, and post-graduation from around the country and across the globe.Continue reading “Atmiya Adwitiya 2021 – An International Virtual Fest”
A once in a life-time opportunity just concluded recently in the ancient city of Kanchipuram in India. Commonly known as the Athi Varadar festival or ceremony, this is one of the most auspicious ceremony that takes place once in every 40 years. Millions of devotees from around the world thronged this temple to get the blessings of Lord Varadharaja or a divine form of Lord Vishnu. The deity, at 9 feet tall, is made of Athi wood or Fig tree wood. Awakening and rising from the depths of ‘Ananthasaras’ or the temple tank, Athi Varadar emerges to give darshan to mankind for only 48 days.Continue reading “Astrological Significance of Athi Varadar Ceremony”
WE write this as scholars of Islam, family physicians, pharmacists, medical doctors and public health specialists. The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting Malaysia medically as well as in emotional, psychological and spiritual ways.
The holy months of Ramadan and Syawal will soon be upon us. As a nation, Malaysia must soon make very difficult choices. Should we hold Ramadan bazaars, terawih prayers or balik kampung? Can we follow our religious, community or family traditions?
All of us play multiple roles at the same time: we are Muslims or adherents of other religions; we are health professionals on the frontlines; and we are fellow Malaysians. We want the best health for you and your families, in physical, emotional, spiritual and religious terms.Continue reading “Ramadan and MCO can co-exist beautifully”
The world is shocked by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic which began in China. The fear has escalated as it is being declared as a worldwide pandemic. It is a major outbreak of disease on large scale after SARS that started in China in late November, 2020.Continue reading “Why Coronavirus Began in China?”