Islam is an Arabic word meaning ”submission” and in the
religious context means ”submission to the Will of God.”
The crescent moon symbolize progress and the five pointed
star symbolize light and knowledge.
Allah is the Arabic word for God.
In the Quran, green is associated with paradise.
Muslims believe that the Quran was orally revealed by God
to the final Prophet Muhammad through the archangel
Gabriel over a period of some 23 years beginning on
22 December 609 CE when Muhammad was 40 and concluding
in 632 CE, the year of his death.
Muslims wear the colour white when they attend Friday prayers.
Muslim women wear hijab to maintain modesty and privacy
from unrelated males.
Muharram is the first month of Islamic Calendar.Muslims believe
that Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad
became a martyr at the Battle of Karbala on the 10th day of Muharram.
The grave should be perpendicular to the direction of Qibla(i.e.Mecca)
so that the body placed in the grave lying on its right side faces the Qibla.
Eid Al- Fitr is celebrated at the end of Ramadan(a month of fasting during
daylight hours) Eid-ul–Zuha(Bakrid) festival commemorate the willingness
of Ibrahim/Abraham to follow Allah’s commands to sacrifice his son.