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Waqf al Arafa

What is Waqf al Arafa? The Day of Waqf al Arafa is an Islamic Holy Day, in which it is said that the religion had been perfected. The Day falls on the 9th day according to the lunar Islamic Calendar. This happens to be approximately 70 days...
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Quds Day

What is Quds Day? Quds Day also known as International al-Quds Day is an annual event on the last Friday of Ramadan. Quds Day rallies were first introduced in non-Arab Iran and the day’s parades are sponsored and organized annually by...
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Laylat al Qadr

What is Laylat al Qadr? Laylat al Qadr means the Night of Power, marks the anniversary of the night when Qur’an was first communicated in its entirety to Muhammad. When is Laylat al Qadr in 2011? Laylat al Qadr in 2011 is on Friday, 26th...
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Lailat al Bara’a

What is Lailat al Bara’a? Lailat al Bara’a is remembered by some Muslims, but for different reasons. In the Shia view, Lailat al Bara’a is celebrated as on this date when Imam al-Mahdi was born and they believe him the final...
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Lailat al Miraj

What is Lailat al Miraj? Lailat al Miraj celebrates the Isra of the Prophet Muhammad, When Muhammad went from Mecca to Temple Mount and was then raised to Heaven, met with the Prophets and eventually with God. When is Lailat al Miraj in 2011? Lailat...
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Ashura

What is Ashura? The Day of Ashura marks the climax of the Remembrance of Muharram. For Muslims, Ashura is commemorated by Muslims as the traditional date on which Noah’s ark came to rest, the prophet Ibrahim was born and the Ka’ba...
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Eid al-Adha

What is Eid al-Adha? Eid al-Adha a festival of Sacrifice, it falls on the 10th day of the lunar month of Zul-Hijja and is the concluding act of pilgrimage to Makkah. When is Eid al-Adha in 2011? Eid al-Adha in 2011 is on Sunday, the 6th of...
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Eid al-Fitr

What is Eid al-Fitr? Eid al-Fitr marks the end of month Ramadan, month of fasting. The word Fitr means “to break” which symbolizes the breaking of the fasting period. When is Eid al-Fitr in 2011? Eid al-Fitr in 2011 is on Tuesday,...
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Ramadan

What is Ramadan? Ramadan is the ninth month of Islamic calendar. During Ramadan, Muslims do the fast of Ramadan between dawn and sunset. During Ramadan evenings, Muslims visit family and friends and eat small meals. It is a time of worship and...
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Mawlid al-Nabi

What is Mawlid al-Nabi? Mawlid al-Nabi is the celebration of the birthday of Muhammad, final prophet of Islam. When is Mawlid al-Nabi in 2011? Mawlid al-Nabi in 2011 is on Tuesday, the 15th of February. In Muslim calendar, holiday begins on...