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New Zealand Muslims Open Doors to Share Ramadan Iftar

The Muslim community in Hastings, New Zealand, opened their door on Sunday to welcome their neighbors and share Ramadan iftar meal together, NZ Herald reported. “It is important for us to share our culture with others so that there is more tolerance and people understand,” Multicultural Association Hawke’s Bay president, and Muslim, Rizwaana Latiff said …

East Lancashire Mosques Plan Ramadan Iftar with Neighbors

Mosques in East Lancashire will be opening their doors next Saturday, May 18, for Muslims and Non-Muslims to come together and share Ramadan iftar meal, Lancashire Telegraph reported. “We want to open up to the community to join us for the fast opening. We want to introduce our Mosque and the work we do here. …

Reciting Quran & Tawaf: Women in Menses Excluded?

Reciting Quran & Tawaf: Women in Menses Excluded?

In the previous part, Dr. Jasser Auda discussed the scholars’ opinions regarding the permissibly of visiting mosques for menstruating women. In this part, he investigates whether a woman in period is allowed to recite the Quran and to do Tawaf. This is part of the author’s detailed series: Women and Mosque: The Difficult Questions. …

Mosque Offers Free Bikes for Kids Who Pray at Mosque This Ramadan

A mosque in Kelantan, Malaysia, has promised free bikes for children who attend prayer all through the holy month of Ramadan, New Straits Times reported. “Those who show a full attendance for the Subuh, Maghrib and Isyak prayers will be given a bicycle,” said senior imam Ustaz Baharin Yusoff of Mahmudi Mosque, located in front …

The Prayer That is Performed Only Once a Year - Tarawih

Tarawih Prayer is a special Prayer Muslims perform only in the month of Ramadan. It is a sunnah of the Prophet, which means that it was his practice to perform Tarawih and Muslims are encouraged to do likewise, but it is not obligatory…

I Found God in the Australian Bush

I Found God in the Australian Bush

My meditation and contemplation had an impact on me. And honestly, deep inside of me, I felt that there was this burning flame of longing for that Higher Being ready to ignite me. I found myself having thoughts about God in His role as Creator and Sustainer.

Nashville Muslims Welcome Ramadan in New Mosque

Just in time for Ramadan, Muslims in Nashville, Tennessee welcome their new mosque which opened recently after almost two decades of work, Tennessean reported on May 2. “We were waiting for the decades-old vision that made this mosque a reality. It’s a dream,” said Rashed Fakhruddin, member of the Islamic Center of Nashville’s board of …

South Florida Mosques Open Doors for Everyone This Ramadan

Mosques across South Florida will open their doors starting from next Sunday and for a complete month to welcome people of all faiths during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, building bridges through charity and free food, Sun Sentinel reported. “The idea is basically for our non-Muslim friends and neighbors to come visit the mosques, …



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