Source : islam.ru / 01 Oct 2014
A meeting, dedicated to the celebration of the main Muslim holiday Eid al Adha was held at the mosque of the city of St. Petersburg. The holiday is going to be celebrated on October 4th. Since the holiday this year falls on a day off, it is expecting a large number of parishioners in all city’s mosques and prayer rooms.
Source : islam.ru / 01 Oct 2014
The exhibition "The Prophet Muhammad in the art and literature of Turkic peoples" opened today in the capital of the Tatarstan republic, Kazan. It is the first exhibition of the Museum of Islamic culture, dedicated to the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him).
Source : The National / 01 Oct 2014
They may be a long way from Mecca but children at a private school in Dubai said they learnt a lot from a “virtual Haj” on Tuesday.
More than 600 children at Emirates International School (EIS) in the Meadows carried out the religious observance using carefully decorated cardboard props.
Source : Gulfnews / 01 Oct 2014
Saudi Arabia has so far barred 98,000 would-be pilgrims from reaching Makkah after they failed to show the documents that would allow them to enter the sacred city in the western part of the kingdom during the Haj season.
Source : MiddleEastMonitor / 01 Oct 2014
Eid Al-Adha is a few days away and the Palestinians in Gaza still live under siege after surviving a war that has killed thousands and destroyed homes.
Palestinian families are unable to rejoice this Eid or sacrifice animals, as is the tradition at this time, as the blockade is ongoing, their homes are still destroyed, and workers have not received their salaries from the national unity government. This has disrupted the local markets as it has stopped citizens from being able to prepare themselves for Eid.
Source : ilmgate / 01 Oct 2014
In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful,
‘Udhiya’ is an Arabic term which means “sacrificing an animal”, and ‘Qurbani’ is an Urdu and Persian word derived from the Arabic word ‘Qurban’ which literally means an act performed to seek Allah’s pleasure. It is technically used for the sacrifice of an animal slaughtered for the sake of Allah.
Source :Islamicknowledge / 01 Oct 2014
Alhamdulillahi rabbil ^alamin. Wa sallallahu ^ala sayyidina Muhammad wa ^ala alihi wa sahbihit-tayyibinat-tahirin. As’alullah an yaj^ala niyyatina khalisatan liwajhihi. ^Amma ba^du
Source : Interfax / 01 Oct 2014
Prayers marking the Muslim holiday, Eid al-Adha, will begin at all Moscow mosques at 7 a.m. on October 4, a spokesman for the city's inter-regional cooperation, national policy and religious organizations department said.
Source : Arab news / 01 Oct 2014
The newly expanded Jamrat bridge in Mina can accommodate 500,000 pilgrims per hour during the Haj season, said Prince Mansour bin Miteb, minister of municipal and rural affairs.
Source : Reuters / 01 Oct 2014
Myanmar has confirmed to the United Nations it is finalizing a plan that will offer minority Rohingya Muslims citizenship if they change their ethnicity to suggest Bangladeshi origin, a move rights groups say could force thousands into detention camps.