Hajj and the Feast of Sacrifice (Eid Al Adha)

Eid Al Adha by Mohamed Omer, Muslim representative & Chair of Redbridge Faith Forum Every year, Muslims young and old, rich and poor, kings and peasants from all over the world take part in the largest gathering on Earth; the Hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca. The Hajj is a religious obligation that every Muslim must fulfil, if…

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Faith Festivals… Ramadan 2nd/3rd April 2022

What Ramadan means to me… by Mohamed Omer, Muslim representative & Chair of Redbridge Faith Forum Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and Muslims believe that it is during this month that God revealed the first verses of the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). Muslims see this month…

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VESAK – 6th May 2022

VESAK is a religious and cultural festival celebrated by Buddhists all over the world. It is celebrated in the day of full moon in the month of May with utmost devotion. This day holds great importance for Buddhists as the day is marked important events that took place in the life of Buddha on this…

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Vaisakhi:- 13th April 2022

VAISAKHI: Khalsa Sajna Divas  Vaisakhi is one of the most important dates in the Sikh calendar.  It marks the day in 1699 when Guru Gobind Singh Ji the 10th Sikh Guru established the Khalsa Panth at Sri Anandpur Sahib.  It is also known as Khalsa Sajna Divas which usually takes place on 13 or 14 April. In…

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Baha’i Naw-Ruz  (New Year) 20th March 2022

Baha’i Naw-Ruz  (New Year) 20th March 2022 Naw-Ruz is one of the 9 Baha’i Holy Days that are celebrated all over the world, annually, by members of the Baha’i Community.  On all of the Holy Days work is suspended and school children usually take the day off, if permitted, to celebrate with their family and…

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