Essays Tagged: "Ramadan"

The Koran, the most influential piece of Arabic writing

themodern day and age.The fourth duty is to fast during the daylight hours during the holy month ofRamadan. During the fasting month Muslims must not eat, drink, smoke, or have sexfrom dawn till dusk ...

(3 pages) 130 0 4.3 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Eid-ul-Fitr

id-ul-fitr is an Islamic holiday. Muslims celebrate this day after fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. The purpose of this is to thank Allah for giving us the strength to obey His order. This ho ... s, people call each other on the phone to let everybody know that it's the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the next day is the Eid-ul-Fitr. Otherwise, there is another fast to complete the thirty ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

On of the 5 pillars of Islam.

able Muslims, one month of the Islamic calendar year is set aside for fasting. This month is called Ramadan and the 'Festival of Ramadan' or 'Saum' is the 4th Pillar of Islam.Saum was first establishe ... m' is the 4th Pillar of Islam.Saum was first established in 624 CE. Before this date, no fasting of Ramadan has been recorded except for the Jewish-inspired ashura which is 1 day of intense fasting to ...

(4 pages) 172 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Ramadan

A) Describe what happens in the past of Ramadan.Ramadan is one of the five Pillars of Islam, also referred to as Sawm. Ramadan is very much ... also referred to as Sawm. Ramadan is very much essential for all Muslims to take part in, in a way Ramadan is very similar to the Christian event called Lent, where Christians fast. Ramadan is the ni ... ndar, as for the calendar used in the UK and most other countries, there is no set date or time for Ramadan, it is constantly changing. As the Islamic calendar is mostly controlled by the moon, Ramada ...

(10 pages) 62 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Laylat al-Qadr is a holy night. All nights of Ramadan are holy nights but Laylat al-Qadr is the holiest night of this holy month.This essay is influenced by Islamic beliefs.

Laylat al-Qadr is a holy night. All nights of Ramadan are holy nights but Laylat al-Qadr is the holiest night of this holy month. It is also the h ...

(2 pages) 20 0 4.2 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Sikhism.

versal in their appeal to all mankind."I observe neither Hindu fasting nor the ritual of the Muslim Ramadan month; Him I serve who at the last shall save. The Lord of universe of the Hindus, Gosain an ...

(4 pages) 57 1 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Iftar in the Islam Religion.

Every year during the month of Ramadan people of the Islamic faith fast to follow in the footsteps of their prophet Mohammed. The m ...

(1 pages) 1125 1 3.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

The Five Pillars of Islam

, wayfarers, and orphans.The fourth pillar of Islam is the sawm, or the fasting during the month of Ramadan. This pillar commemorates the revelation of the Koran to the Prophet Muhammad by God. This c ... ble occasion because everyone celebrates this pillar at the same time, which is during the month of Ramadan. It is also considered an individual holiday because many people consider it their own jihad ...

(4 pages) 126 1 2.2 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Islam Extremist

s said to have received the Word of Allah through the angel Gabriel during the spiritual retreat of Ramadan when he was forty years old. He soon preached to a few others who were close to him and then ...

(4 pages) 77 2 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Hebron Massacre

rred shortly after 5:00 a.m. when the mosque was crowded with worshippers for Friday prayers during Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, and as soon as the faithful knelt down, Goldstein began s ...

(4 pages) 418 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

If I Became A Muslim

salat, prayer five times each day; zakat, almsgiving to the poor; sawn, fasting during the month of Ramadan; and hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca. Some of these pillars do not conflict with my daily rout ... was the hardest pillar for me adjust to. The sawn is the act of fasting from dusk until dawn during Ramadan. I had to give up food and drinks before dusk for a month, which was a big struggle for me s ...

(5 pages) 28 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Barbeque: Descriptive writing including person, place, object, and/or event and the 5 senses if possible.

It was the Holy month of Ramadan, this is when Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. Every dinner is to be special but today I ... the crazy weather we get we can only barbeque in the summer months. Barbequing during the month of Ramadan to me is special because I don’t usually help my wife prepare dinner, but around Ramada ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Baha'i And Muslim Faith

among many other things. Perhaps the most significant of all, considering the notoriety of Islam's Ramadan, is the similarity between the two faiths' major ritual fasts. In order to understand the ev ... upplication. All of these are common among the various fasts of both faiths, but concerning Islam's Ramadan and The Baha'I Fast, the latter two are the most relevant.

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Differences Affecting International Business

ional business in various ways. Holidays vary among religions and while Islamic countries celebrate Ramadan and have daily prayers that shut down business, businesses in the United States will continu ...

(6 pages) 89 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Fasting in Ramadan

Fasting existed in religions before Islam and Ramadan is the fasting month in Islam. Fasting became a duty in Islam on February 2, 624 A.D., that ... am. Fasting became a duty in Islam on February 2, 624 A.D., that is, 1422 years before. The aims of Ramadan are worship, working hard, self-refinement and nobility of character. It means to refrain fr ... nobility of character. It means to refrain from eating, drinking and mating from sunrise to sunset. Ramadan is either 29 or 30 days. It begins and ends by seeing the new moon. Muslims perform more goo ...

(1 pages) 23 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Comparison of Islam and Buddhism

worship Allah at least five times a day. They must participate in fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. This means they can not have food or drink from sunrise to sunset, and eating is allowed af ... ms are able to practice and pray with each other daily and during celebrations of the holy month of Ramadan and the deceased bring the community together for a common cause. However, the system of law ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Five Pillars of Islam and the confirmation of the Ten Commandments in the Quran

nd that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah, to offer the Salat, pay Zakat, fast during the month of Ramadan and to make Hajj if you are able and have the means to make the journey." The man said, "You ... faith (shahada or kalima);2.Performing the five daily prayers (salat);3.Fasting during the month of Ramadan (saum)4.Paying the alms tax (zakat)5.Performing, at least once in life, the major pilgrimage ...

(17 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Prophet Muhammad

re unimportant and the environment was unsafe. In the year 610 AD, at the beginning of the month of Ramadan, Muhammad heard a voice that said, “You are the messenger of God.” Later Muhammad decided ...

(2 pages) 652 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Culturally Diverse Classroom Plan

the themes as secular as possible. The bulletin board will include: Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanza, and Ramadan holidays. I used Ramadan in the layout because I wanted something to represent Muslim, but t ... hing to represent Muslim, but the geometric art is fairly generic Islamic art (it doesn't relate to Ramadan as much as I would have liked but it's great for geometry/sorting with the kids). I've added ...

(5 pages) 120 0 5.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Islamic Religion

around the world attend (Robinson, 2007). The fourth pillar is to fast during the holy month called Ramadan; one of the most extraordinary elements of being a Muslim (Robinson, 2007).A time to fast, p ... on, 2007).A time to fast, pray, reflect, and give thanks to God for all his blessings, this is what Ramadan stands for. Ramadan is the most important holy day, and it is the time in which one gives th ...

(7 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam