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(in India) a native nursemaid who looks after children

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On the one hand, the commands "then remember Allah as you remembered your fathers, rather a greater remembering" [the Holy Quran, Sura al-Baqara, Ayah 200] and "remember Allah during the appointed days" [the Holy Quran, Sura al-Baqara, Ayah 203] and on the other hand, the declaration "whoever shall incline therein to wrong unjustly, We will make him taste of a painful chastisement" [the Holy Quran, Sura al-Hajj, Ayah 25] shed light on its infinite and diverse dimensions.
Dr Stanley, of Marsden, would like to speak to people whose families came from the Colne Valley or Huddersfield area and employed Indian nannies, called ayahs, in between the 1700s and 1950s.
It doesn't matter which Islamic text, whether it is a Qur'anic or jurisprudential text, or a text recounting the sayings of the Prophet Mohammad; the killers do not kill for nothing, they kill in the name of books, fatwas, ayahs and age-old tradition.
Quranic chapters are called suras and verses are called ayahs.
Two main subplots centre on the suppressed true story of Queen Victoria and her Indian teacher or 'munshi'; and the fictional tale of Rani, who like many young Indian Ayahs at the time is dumped and left destitute in the London underworld by the English family whose children she cared for.
However, few ayahs of the Holy Quran are mentioned here which explain the status of the prophet (pbuh).
The modern style of carrying out calligraphic work is that one or more ayahs (Qur'anic verse) can be written but it should start and end on the same dome.
Nannies and ayahs and parents and grandparents running after Indian babies cajoling and threatening them to eat just a little more.
This new survey amplifies and updates the pioneering works of Rozina Visram, whose Ayahs, Lascars, and Princes: Indians in Britain, 1700-1947 took its place in 1986 among survey histories of colonial migration to Britain focusing on the African diaspora.
One senior hospital administrator, four medical representatives, one dietician, one ward supervisor, four ayahs (helpers) and two cleaners were also interviewed.
But since she wrote Ayahs, Lascars and Princes: Indians in Britain 1700-1947 in 1986 the Asian presence has remained under-researched.
He examines the background to the development of the surahs (chapters) and the ayahs (verses) and the construction of the Qur'an itself.
Through impressionable eyes in India we meet ayahs and untouchables, snakes and jackals.
The event started with the recitation of ayahs from Holy Quran.