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OUR BOOK OF THE MONTH IS STRANGERS ON A PIER BY TASH AW
OUR BOOK OF THE MONTH IS STRANGERS ON A PIER BY TASH AW

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  • Seasonings Magazine

    Seasonings #1

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    One cannot fully comprehend the significance of Hari Raya Puasa (Eid al-Fitr) without an insight into Ramadan – they are two sides to the same coin. The literal meaning of ‘puasa’ being ‘fasting’, Hari Raya Puasa refers to a great day of celebration that marks the end of the fasting month. Ramadan has deep spiritual meaning to Muslims, who believe that it was in this month that the Angel Gabriel revealed God’s message to the Prophet Muhammad, culminating in the Quran. As fasting is one of the...

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  • Seasonings Magazine

    Seasonings #2

    $38.00

    Of all the festivals we celebrate in Singapore, Hungry Ghost Festival might be the most divisive, one that reveals the cracks and crevices of multiracial and multireligious living in Singapore. For the duration of the entire seventh lunar month, there would be the smell of burnt incense in the air, flyaway joss paper on the roadside, and performances for the visiting ‘hungry ghosts’. Complaints of noise, ash, and melted candle wax are not uncommon during this period, and can well be cause for...

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