What is halal ?

Halal Non-Meat Products

The following is a partial list of Halal non-meat products that are subject to critical processes or ingredients that can affect the product’s Halal integrity: Bread products Cereals – breakfast, natural, and organic Cheese, cheese products and coatings Coffee mixes

What is halal ?

What is the Qur’an?

The Qur’an is a record of the exact words revealed by God through the Angel Gabriel to the Prophet Muhammed. It was memorized by Muhammad and then dictated to his Companions, and written down by scribes, who cross-checked it during his lifetime. Not one word of its 114 chapters, Surahs, has been changed over the […]

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What are the main Muslim Festivals?

Ramadan (Ramadhan) Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and a time when Muslims across the world will fast (do not eat) during the hours of daylight. The Muslim year is a lunar (moon) year, so Ramadan moves forward by ten or eleven days each year. The day Ramadan begins is decided by […]

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When do Muslims pray?

Each period for prayer has a special name and each time is separated by two hours. These essential times are: After first light and before sunrise ( Fajr ) Between the sun reaching its height and mid-afternoon ( Dhuhr ) Between mid-afternoon and sunset ( Asr ) After the sun has finished setting ( Maghrib […]

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Why do Muslims face Mecca when praying?

Mecca or Makkah is the birthplace of prophet Muhammad, peace is on him. In the center of the mosque in Mecca, is the cube-shaped building called a Kaaba (Ka’bah) is found. All Muslims face the direction of the Kaaba during ritual prayer (Salat).

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What is so special about how Muslims pray?

Muslims are required to : pray five times a day (prayer times are fixed by the sun and change daily), wash themselves before prayer and face in the direction of Mecca (Mekkah) while praying. Salah is the name for the obligatory prayers which are performed five times a day, and are a direct link between […]

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What are the Five Pillars of Islam?

These are five duties that every Muslim is obliged to perform. The five pillars of Islam help Muslims put their faith into action. Shahadah: declaration of faith “I bear witness that there is no god, but God; I bear witness that Muhammad is the prophet of God.” By reciting this, one enters Islamic faith. Salah: […]