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Fasting

Fasting (‘Sawm’ in Arabic) means refraining from eating, drinking and sexual intercourse from dawn to sunset. There are two types of fasting: compulsory fasting which is one of the pillars in Islam. Thus, every Muslim should fast the holy month of Ramadan if he/she does...

Ashura

Ashura refers to a tragedy in the early history of Islam when Imam Al-Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), members of his family, and dozens of companions, were deliberately killed by Yazid’s forces in Karbala, Iraq. The term Ashura means in Arabic ‘the tenth’...