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  • Moon Watchers
  • Reza Jalali
  • English
  • 09 March 2020
  • 9780884483212
Moon Watchers

Moon Watchers review ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub For Muslim people around the world Ramadan is a month long time for prayer fasting and charity This month of blessing is not viewed as a time of hardship but instead as a time to develop self discipline and increase awareness of and compassion for the poor and the hungry It is a time to deepen connection with Allah through prayer and community For this much anticipated month Muslim people gather together in homes shops and restaurants to break their fasts and prayIslam uses a lunar calendar so the timing of Ramadan depends on the cycles of the moon Ramadan lasts a lunar month from new moon to full moon a. 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