Daily Ramadan Thoughts
ISC Abu Dhabi all set for 2nd Holy Quran Recitation Open Competition.
In Commemoration of the Death Anniversary of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Father of the Nation, India Social & Cultural Centre is proud to organize the prestigious 2nd Holy Quran Recitation Open Competition in association with General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments commencing from 24th June till 6th July, 2015.
The event owing to its importance is expected to draw a large audience from Arab / Asian communities.
The Patron of the Organizing Committee is Capt. Mohammed Yousef Al Khouri and the event is benevolently supported by UAE Business Community .
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Suhail Bin Obaid Al Maktoum, Ruling family member from Dubai will inaugurate the event on 24th June, 2015 at 10:45pm. Also will attend Dr. Yusuffali M.A. Managing Director, Emke Lulu Group & Chairman, Board of Governors of ISC and Mr. Adeeb Ahamed CEO, Lulu International Exchange and Patron Governor of ISC.
Prayer facilities are arranged at ISC. There will be bus pick up and drop off from, Indian Islamic Centre and General Post office (MadinatZayed).
We request your active participation and support in this event to make it a grand success
For non-Muslims, it’s all about minding others
When in public, refrain from:
> Eating and drinking
> Chewing gum
> Playing loud music
> Wearing revealing or tight clothing
> Be yourself in private
> Participate in social events
> Try fasting
> Go to an iftar meal
> Drive more cautiously
> Make the most of it
Eid Al Fitr — The feast marking the end of Ramadan. Greet others saying ‘Eid Mubarak’
Zakat Al Fitr — Prescribed amount of money obligatory on every Muslim to feed one poor person in his region for one day.
Working with Muslim colleagues
> Understand that it is the most special month in a Muslim’s calendar
> Greeting colleagues with Ramadan Kareem is a nice way to cross into a new culture
> Working hours in some companies end earlier during Ramadan
> Try to avoid the following arrangements with your Muslim colleagues:
. Meetings, which include lunch
. Meetings extending after 5pm
. Department parties (or social events) during Ramadan
> It is common to take vacation during the last week of Ramadan
> The Eid holiday is a day off, especially for those with family
> If invited to share Iftar, accept it, it will be fun!
In addition to Suhoor and Iftar, other typical Ramadan activites include:
Visitation — social gatherings such as visiting relatives, sharing food with neighbours, friends and the poor
Taraweeh — optional prayer at early night (20-21 hrs)
Reciting — reading of the Quran during free time
Qiyam — optional late night prayers in the last 10 days
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