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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

Ramadan 2016

Ramadan 2016

(4 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 Continue reading Ramadan 2016

A Preparation Of Hajj

A Preparation Of Hajj

(7 PHOTOS INSIDE) The Hajj “pilgrimage” is an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, and a mandatory religious duty for Muslims that must be carried out at least once in their lifetime by all adult Muslimswho are physically and financially capable of undertaking the journey, and can support their family during their absence. It is one of the Continue reading A Preparation Of Hajj

Maulid ar-Rasul 1436H

Maulid ar-Rasul 1436H

(9 PHOTOS INSIDE) – Maulid 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 Continue reading Maulid ar-Rasul 1436H

Ramadan 2014

Ramadan 2014

(6 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.  All Muslims observe fasting (sawm) begins at dawn and ends at sunset. Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, improvement and increased devotion and worship. Muslims are expected to put more Continue reading Ramadan 2014

Vesak Day 2014

Vesak Day 2014

Wesak or Vesak, also known as Buddha Purnima, is a holiday observed traditionally by Buddhists on different days in Nepal, Sri Lanka, Tibet, Bangladesh, Bhutan,India, and the South East Asian countries of Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar and Indonesia, and other places all over the world. Sometimes informally called “Buddha’s Birthday”, it actually commemorates the birth, enlightenment (nirvāna), and death (Parinirvāna) of Gautama Buddha in the Theravada or Continue reading Vesak Day 2014