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How Long Will You Fast This Ramadan?

(This article originally appeared on OnIslam.net)

With anticipation, happiness and excitement mounting, Muslims from every corner of the Earth are busy with Ramadan preparations. 1,682 more words


4 Fantastic Clocks from Islamic Heritage

With the arrival of Islam came a strong emphasis on time management:

Prayers have been prescribed for the believers at set times.
(Surat An-Nisa’ 4:103) 1,050 more words


Djedj Bezzitoun (Algerian Chicken and Olives)

Chicken and olives is the very first “tadjine” recipe I ever learned and of course being in the States I learned without a tadjine. It isn’t necessary to cook this dish in one, but it is used traditionally. 250 more words


We Are Always Contending For The Faith

 I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel— not that there is another gospel, but there are some who are confusing you and want to pervert the gospel of Christ.

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Christian Faith

茶 #1 sweetness during days of abstinence; Carob juice


Carob, which isn’t common in Korea (where I am), is a fruit of the carob tree -in pods but still grows as a tree like a tamarind!- native to the Mediterranean region and has mildly sweet and chocolate like flavors with less acidity. 494 more words

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French Montana Talks No Sex And Drugs

In Hip-Hop, sex and drugs are common themes so when Ramadan comes around French Montana has to show extra restraint. It is a special holiday for many rappers in the game and French Montana shows the ultimate respect to his religion come that special time of year. 18 more words


Not to observe fast for a day or two ahead of Ramadan

In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent and Merciful

Narrated Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him): The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “None of you should observe Saum (fast) for a day or two ahead of Ramadan unless he has the habit of observing Saum (Nawafil) (and if his fasting coincides with that day) then he can observe Saum (fast) on that day. 320 more words