The main purpose of fasting is described in the Quran as "so that you may attain Taqwa or God-consciousness." Fasting is thus yet another instrument for bringing us closer to our natural state, our state of Fitrah.
These are a series of excerpts from Abdul Wahid Hamid's book "Islam: The Natural Way", an excellent guide to the Islamic worldview and lifestyle, particularly for Muslims born and/or raised in Western countries.
Sacrificing certain types of animals during Hajj and Eid-ul-Adha are part of Islamic rites. Here is Muslim American Michel Jansen's experience of apprehension towards Islamic animal sacrifice during Hajj and how she reconciled herself to the rite.
Cultivate harmony among neighbors through art, media, strategic communication, and education.
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It airs on Galaxy 19 Satellite, Amazon FireTV, Roku, Apple TV and social media. The network emerged from the daily show Radio Islam, which aired on WCEV 1450 AM in Chicago for 20 years.
MuslimFest is an award winning one to three-day arts festival which has been taking place for the last 17 years in seven cities across North America attracting 500 to 60,000 people.
Adam's World is a series of videos featuring two Muslim puppets, Adam and his sister Aneesah. Adam's World has been a source of creative Islamic education for thousands of young Muslims growing up in North America and Europe.