|—||Matt Chandler (via wnq-writers)|
Chinese Muslims celebrate end of fast
Muslims across China on Tuesday started celebrating their three-day holiday, Eid al-Fitr, also known as the Feast of Breaking the Fast.
Muslims from ten ethnic groups across China, including the Hui and the Uyghur, gathered in mosques to pray to Allah, marking the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.
Eid al Fitr is a time to celebrate, relax, bond with families, shop and eat. New clothes are given as gifts to children and adults; more importantly, to the poor and needy. Family members get together to have traditional foods and visit relatives and friends.
|—||The Messenger of Allah ﷺ, by way of Abu Aiyub Al-Ansari, Muslim, 1164. (via asifeq)|
As the world looks on with horror at the growing civilian toll in Gaza, and Hamas and Israel consider the terms of a U.S.-proposed ceasefire, one young Palestinian architect is responding to the crisis through art. Gaza-based Tawfik Gebreel aims to send a message, in the “universal humanitarian language understood by all peoples of the world.” He is using photos of the smoke thrown up by rocket strikes and reworking the images with symbols of hope and unity.
tip: When you’re at an airport, add “?.jpg” at the end of any URL to bypass the expensive WiFi and access the Internet for free.
Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said:
“If Allah wants to do good to somebody, He afflicts him trials”
|—||[Sahih Bukhari: Volume 7, Book 70, Number 548] (via neeku)|