Archive for July 27th, 2011

Did You Know? Countdown to Ramadan (07/27)

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011


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

July 27 : 05 days to Ramadan*

Did you know that one-fifth of the world’s population is Muslim?

Did you know that the country with the largest Muslim population is Indonesia?

Did you know that Pakistan and India are home to the second and third largest Muslim populations, respectively?

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 27) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Take Your Houseplants for a Walk Day

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Take Your Houseplants for a Walk Day
You’ve heard of taking your pets for a walk, right? Well, today’s the day to take your plants for a walk. This houseplant holiday is supposed to help your greenery have a better sense of its environment.

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