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Eid ul-Adha

Eid ul-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice) is an important Islamic festival that is observed by Muslims worldwide. This is one of two Eid festivals celebrated by Muslims – the other being Eid ul-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan. Eid ul-Adha is a commemoration of the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son Ismail for […]

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Eid ul-Fitr

Ramadan is a challenging and rewarding time for Muslims around the world, and they are rewarded for their devotion with a holiday that all but mandates festivity and cheer. Eid ul-Fitr begins the day after Ramadan ends and marks the start of the month Shawwal and, like Ramadan, is officially begun when the moon has […]

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Ramadan: The Holy Month of Revelation

Ramadan is the holiest period for Muslims around the world. This period of sacrifice and reflection can be difficult for an outside observer to fully grasp, but working for Allshore during Ramadan last year with 80+ Pakistani Muslims gave me a unique opportunity to try, and what I learned not only taught me a lot […]