Things to Do During Hari Raya Puasa

Hari Raya Puasa’s Date Hari Raya Puasa means “Day of Celebration”.  It is an important religious festival celebrated by Muslims. This festival is marked as the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. According to the Hijrah calendar, Hari Raya Puasa falls on the first day of the 10th month of Syawal. The Hijrah … Continued

Preparing For Your Balik Kampung Journey

The Communal Aspects of Balik Kampung Hari Raya Aidilfitri, the Festival of the Breaking of the Fast, is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims that marks the end of the Islamic holy month of dawn-to-sunset fasting. Many city folks return to their hometown (balik kampung) to celebrate this festive moment with their families and loved … Continued

What is Zakat?

The Five Pillars of Islam There are five basic acts in Islam, considered mandatory by believers and are the foundations of Muslim life. They make up Muslim life, prayer, concern for the needy, self-purification and the pilgrimage: Shahadah: declaring there is no god except God, and Muhammad is God’s Messenger Salat: ritual prayer five times a … Continued