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Islamic Events (Lifestyle)

What does Ramadhaan mean?

Ramadhaan is derived from the Arabic root word ‘ramida’ or arramad intense scorching heat and dryness, especially the ground.  From the same root there is ‘ramdaa’, sunbaked sand. Thus Ramadhaan is so called to indicate the heating …

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Half Yearly Exams

As Salaamu Alaykum We hope that all our students are doing thorough revision of their work at home. End of second term exams are round the corner. Study hard! It’s great to see so many …

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Eid ul Adhaa

Eid al-Adhaa or “Festival of Sacrifice” or “Greater Eid” is celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of Ibraheem (Alayhi Salaam) to sacrifice his son Ismaeel (AS) as an act of obedience to Allah. …

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Three types of Hajj

Hajj can be performed in three different ways: Tamattu’, Qiran, and Ifraad. 1) Tamattu’ means performing ‘Umrah during the Hajj season, and on the Day of Tarwiyah the pilgrim gets into the state of Ihram …

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Dhul Qa’dah

Dhul Qa’dah is the eleventh month of the Islamic Calendar. It is a month amongst the months of Hajj. Events that took place during the month of Dhul-Qa’dah: 1) The battle of Khandaq (trench) or Ahzaab …

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Nisf ush Sha’baan

Nisf ush Sha’baan 15th Sha’baan Sha’baan is the eighth month in the Islamic calendar. It is alled Sha’baan because it ‘branches out’, that is, it stands out between the two months of Rajab and Ramadhaan. This …

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