With Diary of a Serial Expat: Being Muslim in India

Over the past few years I’ve contributed to Diary of a Serial Expat, commenting on what life is like in Australia, Pakistan and Iran as an expat Muslim. The other country that I have spent a while living in is, of course, India. But could I explain the Indian expat Muslim experience in one article? Click here to find out!

Delhi's Jama Masjid is one of countless mosques where Shab-e-Qadr will draw thousands.

Delhi’s Jama Masjid (Friday mosque)

The brains behind Diary of a Serial Expat, Jameela Deen, is a blogger who I really admire; her work in explaining the cultural and social interactions in the societies in which she has travelled is unique and praiseworthy. So when she invited me to write a similar piece about what it means to be Muslim and expat in India, I was happy to contribute!

Have you ever lived as an expat? Did you try and integrate into the local culture? Comment below!

Comments (2)

  • Jameela Deen Reply

    Thank you so much Tim for contributing to this series. Indeed it wouldn’t be much of a series without you. It’s always a pleasure to work with you. Now I’m waiting for you to move to a new country so that I can add another ‘expat&Muslim in…’ to my list 🙂 so where next?

    November 2, 2016 at 12:49 am
    • Tim Blight Reply

      Hahahaha lets see! I have considered Saudi or France… but I know that you have covered both of those – maybe I’ll be coming to you for advice! Thanks as always for the opportunity 🙂

      November 8, 2016 at 4:46 pm

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