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Eid-ul-Adha - 04 October 2014

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Eid-ul-Adha - Questions answered

Where else do we find the story of Ibrahim and Isma'il?

The story of Ibrahim, known as Abraham by Jews and Christians, is a very significant one for followers of all three faiths. It appears in the Torah and the Bible, as well as the Qur'an. Ibrahim demonstrates true obedience to Allah as he comes so close to sacrificing his own son

Hajj - Questions answered

Pilgram on Hajj

What do Muslims wear during the Hajj?

As a sign of consecration, they wear very simple white clothes. The men wear seamless long white robes while the women wear plain white dresses with scarves. These are symbolic of the equality of all people in the eyes of Allah.


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