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Eid ul-Fitr, Eid al-Fitr, Id-ul-Fitr, or Id al-Fitr (Arabic: عيد الفطر ‘Īdu l-Fiṭr), sometimes shortened to Eid, is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm). Eid is an Arabic word meaning “festivity,” while Fiṭr means “breaking the fast”. The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the 29 or [...]
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The season of Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim calendar and lasts for 29 or 30 days, depending on the year. It is marked by fasting; Muslims refrain from eating or drinking during the day, focusing upon prayer and submission to God in all things. This year Ramadan begins July 9 and ends with the festival of Eid al-Fitr. Literally [...]
Ramadan is not a holiday, but a holy month. It is the ninth month of the Muslim year, in which “the Qur’an was sent down as a guidance for the people” Read more ….
“All the world needs now is love, sweet, love.” the songwriter opined. Of course, the great religious traditions don’t claim that love is the solution to all human problems. On the contrary there is a strain of realism in the spiritualities of the world, reflecting the fact that the search for love is among the [...]
Whether you are a Muslim needed to know to date of a holiday this year or simply need to know when your Muslim friends might be celebrating, our Muslim holiday calendar might come in useful …. with links to lots of additional information about Islam. Check it out now.
Paintings and Pictures of Muhammed In the context of yet another crisis following satirical treatment of Mohammed, in this case, a rather juvenile film, it is often stated that paintings or other visual images of the Prophet are forbidden within Islam. This view not withstanding, there is a rich history or art in which Muhammed is portrayed. [...]
Need to know more about Islam than simply the date of a holiday …. we have the essential information about one of the world’s great religions here, as well as an easy way to get the greatest and latest books about Islam. All about Islam
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