• Islam
    fasting during Ramadan.  Fasting is important in many religions because it teaches discipline and also apprectiation for ones blessings.  Fasting also helps to develop sympathy for the poor and to give food that one would have eaten (Molloy).  The time of Ramadan represents the time when Muhammad first...
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  • Muslim and Hindu Wedding Ceremony - Similarities and Differences
    in the fact that Islamic marriages are seen as contractual agreements, whereas Hindu marriages are perceived to be sacrilegious. This essay compares and contrasts the various aspects of both Islamic and Hindu wedding ceremonies. For each aspect, the essay examines the Islamic tradition and in turn...
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  • Culture-Samoei
    Reply 6. guidoamm March 30, 2009 Hello Jeremy. I was poking about your site and came across this essay that holds particular interest for me. I am not an academic but have lived in different countries and am still living now in the Middle East and what I can offer is empirical analysis on...
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  • Nursing document
    academic essay will aim to not only describe the applicable nursing care and assessment of thirty-eight year old Mrs Katijah Ahmed, but to also discuss the nursing actions and their necessary alterations with consideration to Mrs Ahmed’s Islamic background, to enable the provision of patient-centred...
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  • An Indepth Study; 5 Pillars of Islam
    What are the five pillars of Islam and their importance to Muslims? ‘’Islam is built on five pillars: to bear witness that there is no god but Allah and Muhammad is His servant and Messenger; to establish Salah, to give Zakat, performance of Hajj and fasting in the month of Ramadan’’. This well...
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  • World Religion Report
    learned to test their sincerity to converting to Judaism. Next is the immersion into a mikveh, which is a ritual bath that is similar to baptism. Candidates immerse themselves into the mikveh along with a Rabbi as a cleansing ritual and receive blessings. Finally the candidate will be presented to the...
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  • Life
    Testament.. As the fundamental aspect of Ramadan is fasting, it is believed the name 'Ramadan' may signify the burning desire for drinking water and food. It may also refer to the belief that fasting with a pure intention and with religious blessings burns away the earlier sins. According to...
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  • Food and Culture
    to consume certain foods and drinks during holy days, such as Ramadan for Muslims; while there are other religious sects that incorporate food preparation processes with religious rituals. Early biblical reference such as the Leviticus did the framework for the dietary customs for a number of sects...
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  • Preparing for Ramadan
    aged of adulthood . Giving some thoughts to cover all concerns that may faced a Muslim during this month can help ,but referring to the greatest resources which is imitating our prophet Mohamed habits, may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him actions during Ramadan is the best...
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  • A Blessing Day
    A blessing day As a day of 30 blessing days of Ramadan, the amazing actions and characteristics of it that we wait eagerly every year. The fasting, the waking at night to eat and pray Fajer. How beautiful the sound of Quraan in Fajer prayer and before breakfasting, the gathering of the family, and...
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  • Ramadan Facts
    10 Points about Ramadan There are many important things to understand when fasting during the holy month of Ramadan to be able to take the maximum benefit from the wisdom and teachings we may gain during this blessed month. Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) stated that – Don’t the day of fasting be the same...
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  • Ramadan Text
    turn your face towards the Sacred Mosque; and wherever you are, turn your faces towards it… ” The Holy Koran [ 2:150 ] Wishing you all the blessings from Allah and praying for a blessed Ramadan e is the one GOD; the Creater, the Initiate, the Designer. To Him belong the most beautiful names...
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  • Ramadan
    name of Allah. All praise is due to Allah and may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon His beloved Messenger, his family and companions, and those that follow them in righteousness till the final day.  Fasting during the holy month of Ramadan is a religious obligation for all Muslims. The Holy...
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  • Ramadan
    The holy month of Ramadan Ramadan Is the ninth month of the Islamic Calendar. The word Ramadan is derived from the arabic word 'al-Ramz' which signifies "to burn." Ramadan burns the sins of the one who fasts in it, and who engages in pious deeds in abundance. This helps to burn the sins, hence the...
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  • how sawm shows devotion to god
    Explain how sawm shows devotion to Allah. [25] Sawm is the fourth pillar of Islam and is an important act of ibadah. The word "Ramadan" comes from the Arabic root word for "parched thirst" and "sun-baked ground." It is expressive of the hunger and thirst felt by those who spend the month in...
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  • The Five Questions of Angel Gabriel
    . “Omar ibn Khattab narrated, “As we were sitting one day before the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him), a man suddenly appeared. He wore pure white clothes and his hair was dark black—yet there were no signs of travel on him, and none of us knew him. He came and sat down in front...
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  • Constitution and change
    community get better. Everything about Ramadan is probably the best month out of the whole year because you get to earn Allah's blessings and favors and alot of your duas get accepted. Everytime I would go to the masjid, I would see people praying and crying because they got so...
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  • Fasting in Ramadan
    Ramadan holds a unique position in the hearts and minds of our community. It is a special time of the year where the blessings of Allah are abundantly bestowed upon the believers. The whole community fasts with such enthusiasm that any outsider would think that they are nuts! Every evening, the...
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  • 5 Pillars of Islam
    is a special Eid prayer said in the morning, followed by a day of happiness and sharing.  We should remember the blessings we receive in the month of Ramadan and that it is a month of forgiveness for the Muslims.  Hajj  The fifth pillar of Islam is the Pilgrimage or Hajj.  All Muslims, once in...
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    pudding and fruit cake. Next I am going to tell you about Ramadan, which ends with the most important feast called Eid-ul-Fitr. Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic lunar calendar. It is a month of blessing marked by prayer, fasting and charity. Muslims believe that during the month of Ramadan...
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