Eid al-Fitr, عيد الفطر‎ celebrated around the globe!

Eid al-Fitr (Arabic: عيد الفطر‎ ʻĪd al-Fiṭr, IPA: [ʕiːd al fitˤr], "festival of breaking of the fast"), also called Feast of Breaking the Fast, the Sugar Feast, Bayram (Bajram), the Sweet Festival and the Lesser Eid, is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm). The religious Eid is a single day during which Muslims are not permitted to fast. The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the 29 or 30 days of … [Read more...]

Ramadan Prayer Guides, 30 Days

"When the month of Ramadan begins, the gates of Paradise are opened and the gates of (Hell) Fire are closed and the devils are chained." (Bukhari) With fantastic imagery, this 'hadith' informs all Muslims that the month of Ramadan is a special month unlike others. During the 30 days of Ramadan, Muslims all over the world will join together and strive to worship Allah. Beginning from the moment when one can distinguish between a white and black thread and lasting until sunset, the daily … [Read more...]

EGYPT: Vigil of Prayer – February 9, 2011

  Prayer Vigil for Egypt Join James Twyman in Praying for A Peaceful Solution in Egypt February 9th, noon EST US Most of you know that the political situation in Egypt has ended in the loss of many lives, as well as the complete breakdown of the Egyptian society. WHAT CAN WE DO TO HELP? If you believe that focused, intentional prayer has the power to heal and mend political and social unrest, then please join in this worldwide vigil. If you believe that we have the ability to … [Read more...]

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