This year for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the HRC Foundation is launching an online campaign to tell the stories of LGBTQ Muslims and their allies. Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar when God revealed the Qur’an to Prophet Muhammad. Show More Summary
From the first set of “Ramadan Mubarak” posts to the “Eid Mubarak” greetings, social media can help Muslims, especially those in a majority non-Muslims society, stay in touch with the blessings of the month.
Sugar stares at me from the window as I light my last cigarette before Ramadan starts. I can tell she is judging me just looking at her angry furry face. All over social media people are wishing each other Ramadan Mubarak and Ramadan Karim. Some have made a pledge to fast from social media. Some […]
Ramadan Mubarak! Insha’Allah, the first fast day of Ramadan will begin on Saturday, May 27, 2017 in the United States, Canada and the Americas. Is Ramadan different for different Muslims? What does Ramadan for American Muslims mean? The title of the essay sounds very divisive, but it is not. Show More Summary
Ramadan Mubarak! Saudi Arabia officially declares May 27 as the first day of Ramadan. India, Bangladesh start on Sunday.
Ramadan Mubarak! Saudi Arabia's Court and other countries declare May 27 as the first day of Ramadan.
By Saud Inam First and foremost Eid Mubarak to my Muslim brothers and sisters. I pray every one of us had an amazing and spiritually fulfilling Ramadan and may Allah accept all of our fasting, prayer, and supplications. Ameen. I know for myself and maybe the world and the Muslim community in particular had a [Read More...]
As we approach the end of Ramadan, millions of Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid-al-Fitr and the arrival of the new crescent moon. For many Muslims, Eid is an opportunity to reflect on the 30 days spent fasting and to recommit to values of gratitude, compassion, and generosity.
Per al Jazeera, Eid al-Fitr, the celebration at the end of Ramadan, starts today (started last night at sunset) in the US, UK, Canada, Malaysia, and Indonesia. According to the British Independent: … On the first morning of the celebration, many gather in local mosques or open-air locations for special prayers called Salat al-Eid, and […]
Assalamualaikum and Ramadan Mubarak to all the kids and teens! We hope you are having a great Ramadan so far. This special Ramadan edition is written by Nura Fahzy from Texas. The Return of the Period By Nura Fahzy I'm not ashamed when I say this, because it's real and both genders need to be […]
Ramadan mubarak! That's the greeting Muslims around the world use to mark Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting that began June 6. Here in California, observing Ramadan can mean rising before 4 a.m. to eat breakfast before fasting through the day. And each evening, the fast is broken with an iftar...
Ramadan just began yesterday and many Muslims, even non-practicing ones, will tell you they make a habit of saying "Ramadan Mubarak" -- have a blessed Ramadan -- to family and friends. But Hiba Krisht, an ex-Muslim, won't be doing that anymore even if it seems disrespectful.
Eid Mubarak to everyone who celebrated Ramadan! A gunman killed five people at a Chattanooga, Tennessee military recruitment site. The incident is being investigated as an act of terrorism, unlike the incidents in Charleston. Rep. John Lewis recreated the Selma march with children at Comic Con and became the breakout hit of the whole con. Show More Summary
In an authentic narration in Sahih Muslim, Prophet Muhammad said: ( ???? ????? ????????? ????? ?????????? ?????? ???? ???????? ????? ????????? ????????? ) “Whoever fasts Ramadan then follows it with six days of Shawwaal, it will be as if he fasted a lifetime.” To make sense of the aforementioned hadith, The Prophet explained this when […]
We at Muslimah Media Watch send our very best wishes to our readers this Eid al-fitr! We hope you had a beautiful Ramadan, and a joyous first day of Eid.
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We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's meditation features a chillingly beautiful adhan, or Islamic call to prayer, in honor of Ramadan. Show More Summary
We at MMW would like to wish you all a wonderful, happy and blessed Ramadan. Whether you celebrate or not, we hope you will join us during this month as we take a break from our usual fare to sharing our reflections, memories, resolutions, and struggles this Ramadan. This will be the fourth year we have done this, and each time we look forward [Read More...]
All the best Eid wishes to you and your loved ones from the MMW team! If you missed any of our Ramadan posts, you can find them all here. Muslimah Media Watch will be going on hiatus for the month of August, as several of our writers are traveling or otherwise in need of a [Read More...]
by Jia Tolentino It's the end of Ramadan: celebrations all over the world, violence in some places, a maybe-violated cease-fire in Gaza. 0 Comments