Laleh
Laleh
Laleh
Laleh

Laleh

$49.00

Green Handmade Crochet Scarf 

Details: 100% soft acrylic yarn

Care Instructions: Wash in cold water on gentle cycle or hand wash, roll in towel and wring to remove excess water and lay flat to dry.

Made by Darakhshan: organization aiding disabled women in the slums of Pakistan.

 

This scarf is named after Laleh Mehree Bakhtiar, an Iranian-American Muslim author, translator and clinical psychologist. Her translation of the Qur'an, first published in 2007 and called The Sublime Quran, is the first translation of the Qur'an into English by an American woman. Laleh Bakhtiar's translation attempts to take a female perspective, and to admit alternative meanings to many Arabic terms that are ambiguous or whose meaning scholars have had to guess because of the antiquity of the language. Qur'an. Her work seeks to create understanding between non-Muslims and Muslims.

Read her story here