March 28th, 2006

В продолжение разговора о хне, или Кстати о постаx.

Под катом - "Прекрасные ночи Рамадана" в исполнении Саида Храиби.

Arabic calligraphy: "a moment of joy".

Henna traditions for the end of Ramadan

Ramadan is a month when Muslims pray, fast, go without water, abstain from fleshly and social pleasures, reflect, and concentrate on their spiritual life. This fast is observed for 4 weeks from crescent moon, to crescent moon. This period is similar to the Christian tradition of Lent, preceding Easter. A person may atone for sins by observing the Ramadan fast, as Christians absolve their sins by keeping the Lenten fast.

Collapse )