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Mawlid-an-Nabi
Celebration of the birth of Muhammad. Celebrated in the third moth of the Muslim calendar. Public holiday in many countries. Celebrated with joyful processions through the street.
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Laylat-ul-Qadr
One of the holiest days of the Muslim calendar. Marks the date the Qur'an was first revealed to Muhammad. No knowledge of certain date so runs through 10 days. Often celebrated on the 27th day of Ramadan. Muslims stay up all night and pray.
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Laylat-ul-Miraj
Remembers the Prophet Muhammad's journey on a winged horse to Jerusalem and then into heaven. Celebrated on 27th day of 7th month of Muslim calendar. Now, they pray specific prayers and recite special night time prayers.
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Laylat-ul-Bara'at
Night of the full moon. Night on which Mahammad believed to begin his preparations for Ramadan.
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Muharram
First month of the Muslim calendar. Remembers Hijrah, when Muhammad and followers fled from Mecca to establish community in Medinah. Sunnis fast on 10th day. Shi'as refrain from joyous events because they think of Husayn
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One of the holiest days of the Muslim calendar. Marks the date the Qur'an was first revealed to Muhammad. No knowledge of certain date so runs through 10 days. Often celebrated on the 27th day of Ramadan. Muslims stay up all night and pray.

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Laylat-ul-Qadr

Card 3

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Remembers the Prophet Muhammad's journey on a winged horse to Jerusalem and then into heaven. Celebrated on 27th day of 7th month of Muslim calendar. Now, they pray specific prayers and recite special night time prayers.

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Card 4

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Night of the full moon. Night on which Mahammad believed to begin his preparations for Ramadan.

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Card 5

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First month of the Muslim calendar. Remembers Hijrah, when Muhammad and followers fled from Mecca to establish community in Medinah. Sunnis fast on 10th day. Shi'as refrain from joyous events because they think of Husayn

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