Lailat al Qadr – Night of Power

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Lailat al Qadr, the Night of Power, marks the night in which the Qur’an was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad by Allah. Muslims regard this as the most important event in history, and the Qur’an says that this night is better than a thousand months (97:3), and that on this night the angels descend to earth.

Eid al-Adha

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What is Eid al-Adha? At the end of the Hajj(annual pilgrimage to Makkah), Muslims throughout the world celebrate the holiday of Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice). In 2014, Eid al-Adha will begin on or around October 4th, and will last for three days. What does Eid al-Adha commemorate? During the Hajj, Muslims remember and commemorate the […]