Hikaayat (lit. stories) refers to the morals and fables that are presented in the books of Da’wat. Many of these Hikaayat are presented in the Rasail of Ikhwanus Safa.

The morals presented in these stories often highlight the transience of this world and the importance of the goodness of character. We are pleased to present a selection of these Hikaayats on Fatemidawat.com. 

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The Doves

18 August 2017

Below is an excerpt from the hikayat, “The Doves” (translated by Dr Shatha Almutawa) presented with illustrations by Tahera Vajihi. This narrative is about a magpie that gets caught up with a group of fighting doves.


The Power of Music

31 December 2016

Foxes and the Wolf

11 March 2016

The Marvelous City

19 September 2015

The Confectioner

23 May 2015