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Islamic festivals and celebrations by Dorothy Kavanaugh

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Published by Mason Crest Publishers in Broomall, PA .
Written in English


  • Fasts and feasts -- Islam

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 61) and index.

StatementDorothy Kavanaugh.
SeriesWorld of Islam, World of Islam (Broomall, Pa.)
LC ClassificationsBP186 .K365 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24103351M
ISBN 101422205347, 1422208001
ISBN 109781422205341, 9781422208007
LC Control Number2009022081

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Title: Muslim Festivals and Ceremonies Author: Rashid Ahmad Chaudhry Subject: Created Date: 2/28/ PM. Ramadan. This Holy Festival takes place in the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is a time of fasting and daily repentance. Lailat ul-Qadr – The final 10 days of Ramadan. Muslims celebrate Muhammad’s first revelation. Id al-Fitr – The feast period just after the month long fast of Ramadan. Mar 17,  · Most Islamic holidays either commemorate events in the life of the prophet Muhammad or are special days founded by him. Traditionally, Muslims observe two major festivals ('Id Al-Fitr and 'Id Al-Adha) and one month of daytime fasting (Ramadan). There is also a day of voluntary fasting: 'Ashura, which is also an important Shiite festival. The Islamic new year is celebrated relatively quietly, with prayers and readings and reflection upon the hegira. Mawlid al-Nabi (12 Rabi 1): Prophet Muhammad's Birthday. This holiday celebrates the birthday of Muhammad, the founder of Islam. It is fixed as the 12th day of the month of Rabi I in the Islamic calendar.

Feb 23,  · Islamic Festivals and Celebrations | Religion facts of Muslims Practices Islam means “Submission” to the will of Allah Almighty. Submission to Allah is necessary with heart and soul and also at the time of death. Islam is the world's fastest-growing religion, and today approximately one out of every five people is a Muslim. Islamic festivals and celebrations provides information about how Muslims live and worship. Major festivals, such as Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, and important religious events, such as Ramadan and Hajj, are described and explained. Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated on the 1st is a thanksgiving occasion for all Muslims especially those who have observed all the fasts during Ramadan. It reminds us that in a muslim society celebrations and joys are to be shared with all. We’ll want to organise our calendar by adding all the Islamic Festivals for so that we can book our holidays at work etc. Or it might just be that we want to get ourselves organised so that we can start planning for all the festivals and celebrations. The festivals in Islam are unique as is Islam .