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Muslim Religious observance

Muslim Religious observance

Eid al-Fitr :

Eid-al-Fitr is that the first day of the Islamic month of Islamic calendar month. It marks the end of Ramadan that may be a month of fast and prayer. Several Muslims Religious attend communal prayers, hear a khutba (sermon) and provides zakat al-fitr (charity in the kind of food) during Eid al-Fitr.

The month of Ramadan is filled with celebration and celebration because the Muslims immerse themselves in reading the al-Qur’an and Duas and spending most time doing Dhikr.

At the end of the month, the Muslims are rewarded with the festival of Eid al Fitr. it’s necessary to notice that it’s forbidden to fast on the day of Eid.


Eid al-Adha :

Eid al-Adha is an Muslim festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also called Abraham) to follow Allah’s (God’s) command to sacrifice his son. Muslims around the world observe this event. The holy Eid-ul-Adha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims. The Eid-ul-Azha is widely known on the 10th of Zilhaj month of the Hizri calendar as Hazrat Ibrahim (AS), on this present day, some 4,500 years past, offered to sacrifice his beloved son Hazrat Ismail (AS) who willingly submitted to the will of his father to please Allah, God provided a lamb to sacrifice instead. However the Almighty in His benign mercy spared Hazrat Ismail (AS) and instead sent a ram to be sacrificed.

Upcoming  date of Eid-ul adha :

  • 22Aug 2018  Eid al-Adha and its Public Holiday
  • 12Aug 2019  Eid al-Adha and its  Public Holiday


Chaand Raat :

Chaand Raat or ‘The night of the moon’ may be a festival that marks the end of Ramadan or Ramzan. It’s celebrated by the Islamic Group across the world, particularly within the Indian sub-continent and among those that have emigrated from the sub-continent to different countries.. This is the time of celebration once families and friends and may be a preparation to the celebrations of Eid as well.

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The day of Ashura is marked by Muslims as an entire, but for Shiah Muslims it’s a significant religious commemoration of the martyrdom at karbala of Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Muhammad.

It falls on the 10th of Muharram, the primary month of the Islamic calendar.

It is marked by Muslims with a voluntary day of fast that commemorates the day noah left the Ark, and therefore the day that Moses was saved from the Egyptians by God. Ashura has become a national holiday, and many ethnic and religious communities participate in it.



Eid-e-Meeladun Nabi :

Sunni Muslims observe the Prophet Muhammed’s (also called Mohammad or Muhammad) birthday on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi’ al-awwal, whereas Shi’a Muslims mark it on the 17th of this month. Muhammed is believed to be the last prophet.

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Shab-e-Qad or Laylat al-Qadr :

Laylat al-Qadr (night of Decree) is one of the most important blessings of Ramadan. throughout at night, Quran was sent to Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.). regarding at night, the prophet has informed us that everyone our sins might be forgiven.

Muslims observe this occasion with study, devotional readings, and prayer, because the night’s holiness is believe to create it a really good time for prayers to be answered. The last 10 days of Ramadan are thought of a very spiritually vital time, as any of the times is also Laylat Al Qadr, and therefore worshippers try to be particularly observant during this era. Some Muslims participate in a religious retreat known as itikaf, wherever they spend all 10 days in the musjid reading the al-Qur’an and praying.

Upcoming date:


Jun 10 2018 Night of Destiny Public Holiday
Jun 1 2019 Night of Destiny Public Holiday


Shab-e-Baraat :

it is a night that has completely nothing to try to to with Islam, by Islam I mean there’s no basis for it as a result of as a Muslim we believe that whichever festival or holy night we believe, ought to have a basis in our sacred texts i.e. the Hadiths or the Holy al-Qur’an.

Apr 30 2018 Shab e-Barat Public Holiday
Apr 21 2019 Shab e-Barat Public Holiday


Bishwa Ijtema :


Bishwa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of the world’s Muslims, is scheduled  to be command in 2 phases on the bank of the stream Turag, on the city district of the capital national capital, from January 12-14 and January 19-21. The Ijtema is considered an indication of Muslim unity, solidarity, mutual love and respect and a chance to reiterate their commitment to Muslim values. The main gathering purpose is about three km north of the Dhaka International airport.

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