the festivals and worship and the mosque (mosque (holy place of worship,…
the festivals and worship and the mosque
From sun rise to sun set good Muslims don’t eat or drink, smoke or have sexual relationships. Exceptions are made for young children, soldiers in battle, the elderly, pregnant women and the sick.
They are also expected to make an extra effort to be good, respectful and friendly.
They also visit graves of the deceased.
During the first 3 days of the month families spend time visiting each other, they give and receive presents.
Prayers are said in the morning in the mosque and people gather for a communal meal.
First day of month after Ramadan (Shawwal)
Eid Ul- Adha
Occurs during the time of Hajj.
Remembers the submission of the prophet Ibrahim to Allah.
Special place of focus is the Ka’ba in Mecca.
Al Hijra-first day of Islamic year.
Ashura-day of fasting.
Milad Un Nabi-Muhammad’s birthday.
Lailat Al Miraj-honours night Muhammad spent in Heaven.
Lailat Al Qadr-marks the night the Qur’an was revealed to Muhammad.
holy place of worship
men are required to go every Friday
take off your shoes