Envision a bronze roasted turkey, well-placed in the center of the table, surrounded by beautiful casseroles of assorted meats and vegetables, scalding soups, and mouth-watering family recipes passed down for generations.
Muslims in America and the Western World all know the scent of Christmas. As they walk through the malls, streets and stores each December, the scent of gingerbread, pine needles and cinnamon waft through the air.
What do these dishes have in common? Two things actually. They are packed with calories and are all enjoyed during `Eid Al-Fitr.
Fasting Ramadan is one of the Five Pillars of Islam and it’s considered obligatory for adult and healthy Muslims. This ritual means abstaining ...
Few people have not heard of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, but the fame of his poetry in the West has only existed since 1839, when Edward Fitzgerald published an English translation of Khayyam's Rubaiyat ("Quatrains").
"Fast [the month of Ramadan] so that to heal your bodies from diseases," says a Hadith, or saying of the Prophet Mohammad (SAAW).
Ramadan is the month of multiple blessings. It is the time of fasting and of extensive spiritual exercise. It is the time when we change our everyday routine and set a new one: revolving around our religious duties more than around the worldly affairs.
Ramadan is the ninth month in the Hijri calendar. It is the month, during which virtuous and devout populaces of Islam fast from Suhur at sunrise to Iftar at sunset.