Muharram, The Festival Of Flagellation
The Muslim world this past week observed Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar. The 10th day of Muharram is Ashura, when Shi’ite Muslims mourn the death of the grandson of the Prophent Mohammed. Very devout Shi’ites cut and whip themselves into a bloody…
Inspiring Photos of Hajj & Eid-al-Adha 2011
Hajj is the largest annual gathering of humanity. Millions of Muslims from around the world perform Hajj in Saudi Arabia. It is a religious duty that every able-bodied Muslim who can affort it must take at least once in their lifetime.