• Ramadan
    from sorrows. 3) Beg for entry into Paradise and seek refuge with Allah (SWT) from the fire of ‘Jahannam’ (Hell). ASKING FORGIVENESS IN RAMADAN The Prophet (pbuh) said “Let there be smeared with dust the nose of the person in whose presence I am mentioned, and he does not invoke blessing upon me...
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  • Issues and Traditions of Western Religions
    Sabbath. The Sabbath is a celebration Jewish people celebrates to remind themselves that the fruits they eat come from the earth and that they are a gift from God. This celebration takes place on a Friday evening and it begins with the lighting and blessing of candles just before sunset (Jewish Globe...
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  • The flight
    night, we do not eat or drink during the month of Ramadan! Sahur is a special meal eaten before the sun rises late at night…like a very early breakfast! Narrated Anas bin Malik: The Prophet said: “Take Sahur as there is a blessing in it.” Sahih al Bukhari, The Book of As-Saum hadeeth...
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  • Ramadan
    they have very little to eat, so if you can be generous and give money to the poor, you will be rewarded for this act. "The Prophet (May Allah send His blessing and peace upon him) was the most charitable amongst the people, and he used to be more so in the month of Ramadan." You will also be...
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  • How is Eid al-Fitr Celebrated?
    completion of a month of blessings and joy. Before the day of Eid, during the last few days of Ramadan, each Muslim family gives a determined amount as a donation to the poor. This donation is of actual food -- rice, barley, dates, rice, etc. -- to ensure that the needy can have a holiday meal and...
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  • Medical Benefits, Fasting & Diabetes Mellitus
    for lowering lipids. There are many adverse effects of total fasting as well as so-called crash diets. Islamic fasting is different from such diet plans because in Ramadan fasting, there is no malnutrition or inadequate calorie intake. The caloric intake of Muslims during Ramadan is at or...
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  • Jesus and Muhammed
    Welcome to WritePoint, the automated review system that recognizes errors most commonly made by university students in academic essays. The system embeds comments into your paper and suggests possible changes in grammar and style. Please evaluate each comment carefully to ensure that the suggested...
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  • Issues and Traditions of Western Religions
    Yom Kippur synagogue service is the insertion of the confession of sins of the community into the regular Amida blessing” (Religion Facts, 2009, ¶9). The Amida blessing is the central prayer of the Jewish liturgy. The second sacred tradition I chose was a place, the Wailing Wall. The...
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  • Eid ul Adha (Holiday)
    blessings by feeding the poor and making contributions to mosques. Fasting is also an opportunity to practice self-control and to cleanse the body and mind. During Ramadan in the Muslim world, most restaurants are closed during the daylight hours. Families get up early for suhoor, a meal eaten before...
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  • Eid Festival
    The holy month of Ramadan is speedily came to an end bringing so many cheers, laughter, mirth and celebration for the muslims all over the world. Eid ul fitr celebrates the completion of the month of Ramadan, in which muslims fast and increase their spiritual devotions and is meant to be a...
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  • Fasting
    Ramadan has a special significance to Muslims because it’s the time when they can become close to god and concentrate on aspects of their life of which they wouldn’t have time for maybe throughout the year. “Muslims believe that Ramadan is the time of the year when they concentrate on their...
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  • Research Paper
    (May Allah’s blessings be upon him),there were two different calendars in practice in Makkah and Madinah, infected with intercalation, luni-solar in the former and pure lunar in the latter under the Prophet’s supervision, since Ramadan 2 AH. There is no significant difference in the horizons of the...
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  • Eid Alfter
    Eid Al-Fitr Every country has some days which are celebrated by people, and they are called festivals. In fact, most festival days in the world come from religion. In Saudi Arabia, Saudi people celebrate in Eid Al-Fitr, which comes after month of Ramadan, which is the...
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  • Lailatul Qadr (Night of Destiny)
    of the blessed month of Ramadan, one is known as Lailatul Qadr and during it, blessings, rewards, forgiveness and an abundance of good can be gained. Allah, Most Exalted, has made worship during this night worth more than a thousand months, i.e. anyone who spent this night in worship, would have...
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  • Chinese New Year
    colorful rangoli, an intricate pattern made in rice flour, at the entrance of the home. Eid-al-Fitr More than a billion Muslims around the world observe Ramadan (“month of blessing”), with prayer, fasting and charity. They celebrate the end of Ramadan with a three-day festival, called Eid al-Fitr, which...
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  • Ramadan
    their zakat during Ramadan, to receive the blessings (reward). In many Muslim countries, it is not uncommon to see people giving food to the poor and the homeless, and to even see large public areas for the poor to come and break their fast. It is said that if a person helps a fasting person to...
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  • Eassy on Eid-Ul-Fitr
    . People exchange greetings 'Id Mubarak'. Traditionally, 'Idi' in the form of presents of money and gifts are given to the youngsters by the elders and are conveyed blessings. Special delicious dishes like seviyan are prepared in this festival. It is a time to forget all past differences and...
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  • Religous Celebrations
    energy for the New Year. During the Month of Ramadan, Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset and since the Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar the month of Ramadan can take place at any time on the Christian Calendar. After Ramadan has passed, the month of Shawal or “10th Month” begins, the...
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  • Students
    against anti-systemic Arab dictators? I pray that these essays might help in some small way to explain today’s perplexing reality in matters connected to Israel and the world of Islam. Am n! Imran N. Hosein Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Ramadan 1432/August 2011 Explaining Israel’s Mysterious Imperial...
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  • islamic view on israel
    . Ramadan 1432/August 2011 Explaining Israel’s Mysterious Imperial Agenda This essay was written in early 2009 in response to Israel’s barbarous attack on Gaza Neither did David the Prophet, nor did Solomon (peace be upon them both) ever wage war the Israeli way, with a barbarian ethical...
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