At my place (India) Shias celebrate this day by arranging dastarkhwan (various special dishes) and call it dastarkhawn of Imam Hasan(A.S) I want to know why it is celebrated?
Although the role and importance of Jesus may be seen very differently, Islam does recognize the existence of Jesus of Nazareth and even give him some critical acclaim as a prophet. However, do they ...
Is it acceptable for muslims to mark festivals of other religions (particularly, given the time of year, Christmas)? Does our acceptance of these 'holy days' give legitimacy to beliefs which, as ...
Since converting to Islam I've always attended my (atheist) family's Christmas celebrations (though they are not celebrated in a religious way). My parents expect me to give gifts to my family, and I ...