August 14 Laylat al-Qadr

Posted by ksozenbe in Islam, Muslim on 10. Aug, 2012 | Comments Off

Laylat al-Qadr   (Islam)

Laylat al-Qadr or Night of Power, commemorates the first revelation of the Quran (Islamic Scriptures) to Prophet Muhammad in 610 ce.  The festival begins in the evening.

November 26 Day of Hajj

Posted by ksozenbe in Muslim on 13. Nov, 2009 | Comments Off

Day of Hajj   (Islam)

Day of Hajj/Day at ‘Arafat commemorates the last revelation to the Prophet at Mount ‘Arafat shortly before his death.  Muslims on Hajj attend a service on the plains in front of Mount ‘Arafat.

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