What is Eid al-Adha?

Islam has two primary holidays, the first is called Eid al-Fitr (Holiday of the Feast). This holiday takes place at the end of the month of Ramadan. The second holiday is called Eid al-Adha (Holiday of Sacrifice) and is considered the holier of the two holidays. Eid al-Adha takes [...]

2018-08-13T17:31:55+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Hajj, Islam, Pilgrimage|

Prayer

God has ordered Muslims to pray at five set times of day: Dawn, before sunrise: Fajr. Midday, after the sun passes its highest point: Dhuhr. The late part of the afternoon: Asr. Just after sunset: Maghrib. Late evening: Isha.   Prayer sets the rhythm of the day This prayer timetable [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:23+00:00 January 9th, 2015|Five Pillars of Islam, On Faith|

Interfaith Action On Hunger: A Shared Obligation

J. Andreas Hipple With more than 1 billion undernourished people – many of them children – across the globe, hunger is a problem that affects all religions and nationalities. The roots of hunger are as diverse as the communities that it affects; conflict, natural disaster, water shortages, disease, climate change, [...]

2017-12-01T00:19:28+00:00 December 11th, 2014|Charity, Islam and Other Faiths, Society, Zakat|
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