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Muslims Worldwide Mark Earth Day With Green Khutbah

Challenging all Muslims around the Earth to commit to protect the environment, Islamic religious leaders worldwide are planning to deliver a Green “Khutbah,” or sermon, at the traditional Friday prayer service on April 24 to mark Earth Day. Founded in Canada in 2012, the Green Khutbah Campaign takes place to commemorate Earth Day, which is […]

April 21st

A World Water Day Interfaith Observation

Sunday, March 22 is the 23rd anniversary of World Water Day. Observed annually with events and activities all over the globe, it was initially proposed in 1992 at the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly officially declared March 22 as “World Day for Water”. Promoting […]

March 20th

An Islamic Ice Angels Festival

Ice sculptures are great for evoking the nippy, crispy air of snow-blown days, and what better choice for the transient statues than ethereal angels? Captured for just a moment in time, the fascinating play of light and shadow, water and ice is exquisite, capturing our imaginations together with the angels. As the weather warms and […]

January 19th

Water’s Beauty in Nature and Islam

We find so many beautiful expressions of water in nature. At times entertaining to our senses, spraying fountains can refresh and energize our eyes. And at other times, soothing the eyes with its calm surface, contemplating still water can be a very peaceful and enjoyable pastime. From the tiniest bubble of dew dripping from a […]

November 29th

UAE Energy Conservation Grows at “Green Mosques”

A “green mosque” project underway in the United Arab Emirates has the potential to revolutionize energy conservation efforts all over the world. Although Dubai’s newly constructed premier eco-mosque is rightfully commanding huge media coverage, a modest-sized mosque in Madinat Zayed, UAE, is the first retrofit energy conservation project to appear on the horizon. The Sultan […]

November 20th