BC: The End
FC: Celebrate Islam!
1: Ramadan | Chapter One
2: During Ramadan, Muslims don't eat or drink anything during the day.
3: Not eating during the day is called Fasting. Fasting burns away all sins.
4: Muslims believe that many years ago,the angel Gabriel gave Muhammad the Koran (holy book) in the month of Ramadan.
5: Chapter 2 | Marriages
6: Muslims get married in the Mosque. After the service, they sometimes will have a party with music and dancing, but no drinking.
7: The weddings are usually not very fancy. In the weddings the groom offers marriage to the bride and the bride accepts it. There isn't much else that takes place.
8: Chapter 3 Birth Ceremonies | "Akikah"
9: There are many ways to celebrate the birth of a child. Some traditions would be to shave the child's head and the weight of the hair is how much gold you give to charity, and kill a lamb or another animal and give some meat away. But actually, a lot of Muslims do not celebrate birthdays.
10: Chapter 4: Funerals
11: At a funeral, Muslims say prayers for the dead. The family is allowed to mourn for 40 days.Most women in the family do not socialize or meet with friends until 40 days has passed.
12: "Shahada" | Chapter 5
13: Shahada marks a young child entering the Muslim faith. It usually happens when the child is a teen.
14: There must be a certain amount of Muslim adults at the ceremony.
15: To make their initiation public, the child must repeat this sentence in Arabic: "There is no God but God; Muhammad is the prophet of God." ("Allah" means God)
16: Chapter 6 Other Islamic Holidays | Lailat ul-Qadr: During the last 10 days of Ramadan, Muslims will spend a lot of time in the mosque Id al-Fitr: Feast after Ramadan
17: Id ul-Adha: Animals are killed to celebrate Abraham's obedience to God Al-Isra Wal Miraj: 27th day of the seventh month celebrating Muhammad's journey to Mecca Maulid al-Nabi: Celebrates the birth of Muhammad the Prophet with a festival that lasts 1-2 weeks.