Ashura

Ashura (عاشوراء) The tenth day of the Islamic month of Muharram. On this day the memorial of Moses’ (AS) salvation from the hands of Pharaoh, and the slaying of the Grandson of the Prophet Muhammed […]

Eid Al Adhha

Eid Al Adhha (عيد الاضحى) Eid Al-Adhha translates to ‘The Celebration of the Sacrifice’. The word Eid means celebration or festival. The word Adhha comes from the word dhahiyyah (noun) which means slaughter or sacrifice […]

Islam

Islam (إسلام) (1) A monotheistic religion with the second largest following in the World.(2) Submission (to the will of God) The Arabic word ‘Islam’ simply means ‘submission’, and derives from a word meaning ‘peace’. In […]

Iddah

Iddah (عده) A woman’s prescribed waiting period after divorce or death of husband. It is 4 months and 10 days.If there was no period of iddah and the woman married another man and discovered she […]