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RAMADAN 2017

RAMADAN 2017

(5 PHOTOS INSIDE) – Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. Muslims worldwide observe this as a month of fasting. This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam. The word Ramadan comes from the Arabic root ramiḍa or ar-ramaḍ, which means scorching heat or dryness. Fasting is fardh (obligatory) for adult Muslims, except those who Continue reading RAMADAN 2017

Back To School 2017

Back To School 2017

(7 photos inside) – The first day of school opens after a long vacation. The first day of school on Malaysia falls on the month of January, as Johor, Kelantan, Terengganu and Kedah start first on the 1st January 2017, later by the other State of Malaysia on 2nd January 2017.

Thaipusam 2014

Thaipusam 2014

Thaipusam is a Hindu festival celebrated mostly by the Tamil community on the full moon in the Tamil month of Thai (January/February). It is mainly observed in countries where there is a significant presence of Tamil community such as India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Mauritius, Singapore, Thailand and Myanmar. The word Thaipusam is a combination of the name of the month, Thai, and the name of a star, Pusam. This particular star is at its highest point Continue reading Thaipusam 2014

Maulid ar-Rasul (Prophet Muhammad P.B.U.H) 1435H

Maulid ar-Rasul (Prophet Muhammad P.B.U.H) 1435H

Mawlid Arabic: ‎ مَولِد النَّبِي mawlidu n-nabiyyi, “Birth of the Prophet”,  is the observance of the birthday of the Islamic prophet Muhammad which occurs in Rabi’ al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic calendar. It is the annual Muslim’s celebration of the prophet Muhammad’s birthday.  The history of this celebration goes back to the early days of Islam when some of the Tabi`in (the Continue reading Maulid ar-Rasul (Prophet Muhammad P.B.U.H) 1435H

School’s First Day 2014

School’s First Day 2014

The first day of school is the first day a school opens after the long vacation. It varies in different areas around the world because of the differences in weather, climate, season, and culture, but the normal pattern is for school to begin in late August or early September in the northern hemisphere and in late January or early February in Southern Hemisphere countries. The first day of Continue reading School’s First Day 2014