Category Archives: Abraham

Eid al-Adha is on 10th Dhu’l Hijjah based on local time, not Makkah time.

For several years now, there has been a move to have a Universal Hijri Calendar — one calendar to serve for the whole Ummah. Saudi Arabia wants to be the one to fix the dates of the Universal Calendar. But Turkey, the former Ottoman Empire, also wants to be the center of this calendar. The … Continue reading Eid al-Adha is on 10th Dhu’l Hijjah based on local time, not Makkah time.

Eid al Adha must be timed locally as it is separate from the Hajj

For several years now, there has been a move to have a Universal Hijri Calendar — one calendar to serve for the whole Ummah. Saudi Arabia wants to be the one to fix the dates of the Universal Calendar. But Turkey, the former Ottoman Empire, also wants to be the center of this calendar. The… Read More Eid al Adha must be timed locally as it is separate from the Hajj

PEACETALK: Here’s to our faiths

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 02 Sept) — Every Eid season, I always get asked about the dates and declaration of long weekends, but almost never about the meaning of Eid’l Fitr and Eid’l Adha. And every year, I post about these days hoping that people will eventually remember that the Eid is more than just […]

PEACETALK: Here’s to our faiths

COTABATO CITY (MindaNews / 02 Sept) — Every Eid season, I always get asked about the dates and declaration of long weekends, but almost never about the meaning of Eid’l Fitr and Eid’l Adha. And every year, I post about these days hoping that people will eventually remember that the Eid is more than just […]