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The followers of Islam consider Id-ul-Fitr as one of the most auspicious festivals following Ramadan fasting. It is a celebration of the end of fasting. 359 more words

Once Upon a Time in Punchbowl

I have been watching Once Upon a Time in Punchbowl on ALJAZEERA (produced by Northern Pictures). The documentary explores the issues surrounding the discrimination and racial violence faced by the Lebanese/Arab/Muslim Australians, and how commities have grown and developed together. 81 more words


Crispy Qur'an Stuffed with Bacon Discovered Outside California Mosque

Sounds delicious…

by, Nicole Chavez and Joe Sutton | CNN | h/t Vlad Tepes

Two Islamic centers in Northern California were the sites of possible hate crimes during the last days of Ramadan, law enforcement officials said.

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Thousands of Manitoba's Muslims gather to end month of fasting

WINNIPEG — Over 10,000 people in Winnipeg attended the festival to mark the end of the month of fasting, also known as the month of Ramadan. 117 more words


As a frequent traveller by train from Calicut/Udupi to Delhi, I have come to be a part of innumerable conversations with my co-passengers. What a train journey does better than a flight or a bus is that it facilitates interaction between passengers during the 40 odd hour long journeys, where passengers are forced to interact, one way or the other. 368 more words


6 Things Muslims do on Eid.

A delicious aroma magically fills the air of my housing society with people hugging each other on the streets, children happily roaming around with elders and a festive atmosphere which is too obvious to ignore.This depicts the very scene on the day of Eid-ul-fitr, the Muslim festival commemorating the end of the holy month of Ramadan. 194 more words


Filling in the gaps of philosophy

Dear readers,

Often when people think of the history of Philosophy their mind wanders to Grecian Philosophers such as Aristotle, Socrates and Plato and for more recent philosophers we cast our minds to Averroes, Rousseau and Diderot and Maimonides. 437 more words