Archive for July 26th, 2011

Did You Know? Countdown to Ramadan (07/26)

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011


Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About Ramadan &
the Islamic Faith

July 26 : 06 days to Ramadan*

Did you know that the Muslim faith began in what is today Saudi Arabia in 570 CE?

That is when the faith’s prophet, Muhammad, received his first prophecy from G-d (known by Muslims as Allah) at the age of 40.

Observed by more than one billion Muslims around the world, the month of Ramadan is a time for spiritual purification achieved through fasting, self-sacrifice and prayers. We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to Ramadan!*

*Please Note: According to Fiqh Council of North America (FCNA) the first day of fasting in North America would be Monday, August 1, 2011. Elsewhere depends where you live.

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(July 26) Today we’re celebrating . . .  One Voice

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

One Voice
Join the School of Metaphysics in an international celebration of peace. At 1 p.m. (CDT), people on all continents will participate in a synchronized reading of the Universal Peace Covenant.

photo credit: via flickr

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