Is not the time ripe for
the hearts of those who believe to submit to Allah's reminder and to
the truth which is revealed? That they become not as those who received
the Book of the past, but the term was prolonged for them and so their
hearts were hardened, and many of them are evil doers. Al-Hadeed (57):16
it has been revealed to us that the punishment will be for whoever
denies and turns away. Ta Ha (20):43.
A four-day festival that completes the rites of pilgrimage and takes
place on the 10th-13th of Dhul Hijja (the 10th is the day of Nahr and
11th -13th are the days of Tashriq). Literally means "the feast of the
sacrifice". This feast commemorates the Prophet Ibrahim ‘s obedience to
Allah by being prepared to sacrifice his only son Ismael, peace be on
both of them. See Holy Qur’an, As-Saffat (37):100-103.
AL-FITR: Three-day festival marking the end of Ramadan. It takes
place on the 1st of Shawal, the 10 month of the Islamic calendar.