Within the secular context of the University of New York, the challenge was to create a unique venue for the practice of religion, where members of all faiths feel equally welcome and valued.
Campaign Categories: Religious Dues
Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. There are many reasons why this month carries more importance for Muslims than others, one of them being that it was the month in which the Holy Qur’an was revealed.
Zakat is one of the five pillars of Islam and a compulsory act of worship. It is the requirement that the Muslim who owns wealth at or over a certain threshold (called the Nisab) should donate a portion of that wealth (typically 2.4%) to those who are eligable.
Giving Zakat-ul-Fitr (also known as Fitrana) is one of the many obligations of the holy month of Ramadan. Like the Zakat on an individual’s savings, it also entails giving a small amount to charity.
Carpeting is becoming one of the essential ingredients of today's living standard in the modern world.
Where a person is unable to fast due to their ill health, a payment is given in substitution.