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Muslim Ritual life
" ... describes the important beliefs of a particular religion, along with information about its history, practices, and rituals ... "
What are halal foods?
"At night, when they break their fast, many will only choose foods that are considered permissible under Islamic law. The Arabic word for such food is “halal.”"
Ramadan - Practice
Interpreting, Observing Ramadan
Read the transcript or listen to the audio of this radio segment " ... today as Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan, which began on Monday, we decided to invite an all-Muslim panel. We'll talk about Ramadan and what it means to each of our guests.
Want to know how people celebrate Ramadan around the world?
"The holy month unites Muslims from all walks of life around the world. The season is a chance for worshippers to celebrate their faith by fasting from dawn to dusk and abstaining from vices and worldly pleasures ... "
Why Ramadan is called Ramadan: 6 questions answered
"Mohammad Hassan Khalil, associate professor of religious studies and director of the Muslim Studies Program at Michigan State University, answers six questions about the significance of the Muslim month of fasting."
Ramadan - Australia
"Prayer is an important part of religious belief for many employees around Australia."
Should we have prayer rooms at work?
"Prayer rooms at Australian airports: tick. Prayer rooms at Australian shopping centres: tick. Prayer rooms at Australian universities: tick, tick and tick again ... "
Islamic Religiosity in the West: Belonging and Political Engagement in Multicultural Cities
"The study provides insights into the role of Islamic beliefs, rituals, and faith-based community practices in shaping experiences
of active citizenship, belonging, and political engagement in three countries: Australia, France, and the USA ... "
Ramadan - Islamic Council of Victoria
"Ramadan, the ninth month in the Muslim calendar, is a special time for the Muslim community. As a most blessed month, it is a time for reflection, prayer and renewal of faith ... "
Ramadan is a month of self-discipline but many Muslims remain divided over festivity excesses
"With Ramadan underway, over a billion people around the world are now observing the holy month by fasting — a practice intended to encourage Muslims to reflect on their daily habits and spirituality through piety and self-discipline ... "
How we manage Ramadan in Australia from two Muslims
"Ramadan is a holy month in the Muslim calendar. It's a time for prayer, reflection and renewal of faith. It is also a time for Muslims to fast, from when the sun comes up to when the sun goes down. ... "
Break-Fast at Mobinah's
Ramadan has begun and Compass follows two families through the most important event on the Islamic calendar.