Eid Archive

Eid in Yemen – Rafia Zakaria: ON Eidul Fitr, praying Muslims turned towards Makkah to ask for respite from hardship, for blessings and, for many millions, an elusive peace. So it was in Yemen. However, even as the citizens of that country turned towards Saudi
Moon gazing – Abid Hussain:     A group of men, mostly old and middle aged, with varying lengths and shapes of facial hair and fancy headgear, gathered at a government building in Karachi on June 17 this year. Theirs was not a gathering
بلاگ تعمیر پاکستان کی جانب سے تمام پر امن پاکستانیوں کو عید مبارک:   عید الفطر کے پر مسرت موقع پر تعمیر پاکستان کے تمام مدیران اور لکھاریوں کی جانب سے تمام پاکستانیوں کو عید مبارک – عید کے اس خوشیوں بھرے موقع پر ہمیں اپنے ان ہزاروں شہدا کو نہیں بھولنا
سعودی عرب کے ساتھ رمضان اور عید – ابو زین الہاشمی: وطن عزیز میں کئی جاہل اور متعصّب لوگ عملی طور پر سعودی عرب کے ساتھ عید مناتے ہیں، جن میں سر فہرست خیبر پختونخواہ اور بلوچستان کے پشتون بیلٹ کے دیوبندی و سلفی حضرات ہیں۔ شرعی و عقلی و
Ahmadiyya Muslim Persecution Continues in Nawaz Sharif’s Pakistan:   While banned Jihadi organizations continue to make a roaring business collecting hides, the Ahmadiyya Muslim communities of Pakistan continue to suffer State sponsored persecution. Media reports have emerged that the Ahmaddiya muslims were forcibly prevented from performing the
The Moon (a true story) – by A Z: Being caught in the midst of two Eid days being celebrated in Canada this year, my mind goes back to an old episode a few years when I was in Europe. At the end of the Ramadan in 2007,
No Eid Mubarak For Me This Year – by A Z: I am again not celebrating an Eid that reeks of blood; if at all the smell is stronger than ever before. I can’t bring myself to pretend joy as Pakistan wails in desolation on the breath of hate and
A very sad Eid Mubarak: 28 innocent massacred (Shias), graves desecrated (Ahmadis), daughter charged with blasphemy (Christian), abduction & forced conversion (Hindu). Eid Mubarak Pakistan. (Abdul Nishapuri – via Twitter) Eid written in blood This Ramazan, like many before it, has been gory. The
Your sister is helpless! Eid festivities and the Shia community – by S.Batool: Gone are the days when Quetta’s air was fresh and pure, when everyone could breathe in freely. The times back when for the month of Ramadan everyone was waiting desperately .Windows left open for butterflies to fly in, kids
Sacrifice: Another Story – by Suleman Akhtar: There’s much distress in society that may be taken care of to some extent by succoring the flood effectees, Internally Displaced Persons, terrorism victims and destitute ones in dire need; the act that corresponds more to the spirit
Sacrifice: Then and Now – by Arshad Mahmood: Business tycoons have ventured into this trade earning billions; terrorist organizations collect meat and hides, while at the bottom of the ladder, the Mullah and madrassa students get sufficient meat to eat The concept of sacrifice is an ancient
Eid moon madness in Pakistan – by Nadeem F. Paracha: Source: Dawn
Instead of blindly following Saudi Arabia, use scientific method for moon-sighting: Can we put a stop to the self-created Deobandi-Barelvi, Shia-Sunni, Pashtun-Punjabi conflict in the name of moon-sighting in Pakistan, UK, USA and other countries? Can we put a stop to the Saudi-ization of Eid and Ramazan in Pakistan and
Jinnah’s Eid message to Pakistan on 18 August 1947: Here is a text of the founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Muhamma Ali Jinnah’s message to the nation on the first Eid in Pakistan – on 18 August 1947. This is our first Eid immediately following in the heralding of
Message of President Asif Ali Zardari on the eve of Eid ul Azha: “My dear countrymen! Assalam Alaikum wa Rehmatullah Barakat-o-hu,I congratulate the nation on the blessed event of Eid ul Azha and pray that may Allah Almighty protect them and grant happiness in this world and hereafter
Eid moon-sighting discord attains another peak in Pakistan: Predictably, Eid has caused a split among the clerical community in Pakistan again, but this year a dangerous political element has been added to it. The ulema of Peshawar have celebrated Eid on Sunday while the rest of the
Stop the Saudi-ization of Eid: Use the Scientific Method Instead: Stop the Deobandi-Barelvi, Shia-Sunni, Pushtun-Punjabi conflict in Pakistan. Stop the Saudi-ization of Eid and Ramadan in Pakistan. Why can’t Muslims in Pakistan use technology to ascertain the visibility of crescent in the country with naked eye or with telescope.
Hitler wants a united Eid!: Ever heard of the moon-sighting dispute in Pakistan and also in the USA, UK and other European countries? Even Hitler wants a united Eid…
Eid ul-Adha: The Feast of Sacrifice in Islam; Who should you donate your charities or the animal hide (qurbani ki khaal) to?: Please do not donate your charities or animal hide to a potentially militant, terrorist or sectarian organization. Do not offer your charities to political, ethnic, religio-political, sectarian organizations or jihadi madrassahs of any sect. The best organizations worthy of
Eid, the moon-sighting dispute in Pakistan and Europe, a self created problem!: Masood Ashar’s column in Jang 7 October 2008