Tag: Celebrations

It’s Syawal, Eid is Here!

It’s Syawal, Eid is Here!

| August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s Syawal, Eid is Here! – Eid-ul-Fitr, often abbreviated to Eid, is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm). The religious Eid is a single day and Muslims are not permitted to fast that day. Eid is an Arabic word meaning “festivity”, while Fiṭr means “breaking […]

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Deepavali 2009: Festival of Lights Images

Deepavali 2009: Festival of Lights Images

| October 15, 2009 | 4 Comments

Deepavali or the ‘Festival of Lights’ is celebrated by Hindus with prayers, family gatherings and festivities. Open houses are held where family and friends visit each other and enjoy delicious Indian traditional goodies. Expect to find plenty of “muruku”, a crispy Indian delicacy that is particularly popular during this festival. Below are some beautiful photos […]

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