Saturday, May 30, 2015

Mecca: The Sacred City - Book Review

Mr. Ziauddin Sardar
This book is written by Mr. Ziauddin Sardar from Pakistan based in London born on born 31 October 1951. He is a writer, critic, journalist and been named as one of the Britain's top 100 Public intellectuals.

Mr. Ziauddin Sardar has published more than 45 books to name a few as below:
  • The Future of Muslim Civilisation (1979)
  • Islamic Futures: The Shape of Ideas to Come
 (1985)
  • Why Do People Hate America? (2003)
  • Future: All That Matters, Hodder Education, London, 2013
  • Muhammad: All That Matters, Hodder Education, London, 2012
  • Muslims In Britain: Making Social and Political Space, Routledge, London, 2012 (edited with Waqar Ahmad)
  • Reading the Qur’an, Hurst & Co, London; Oxford University Press, New York, 2011
Mecca: The Sacred CityAbout Mecca: The Sacred City

Mecca: The Sacred City is published by Blomsbury, 2014.

In this book Mr. Ziauddin Sardar give the wonderful description of Mecca. From its history, to its origins in the desert, its evolution as a trading town and emergence as the Main Center of Islam world.

Mr. Sardar examines the religious struggles and rebellions in Mecca that have significantly shaped Muslim culture. An illuminative, lyrical, and witty blend of history, reportage, and memoir, Mecca reflects all that is profound and enlightening, curious and amusing about Mecca and takes us behind the closed doors to one of the most important places in the world today.

Buy Mecca: The Sacred City book



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Islamic / Muslim Festivals and Holiday 2019

Islamic Events and Holiday 2019

English Date Islamic Date
We have listed the important Islamic Festivals, Holidays and Events for the year 2019 as per the calender year 2019. These muslim religious holiday can vary as per the sighting of moon and the lunar calendar.
#Urs Khawjah Gharib Nawaz, Ajmer Sharif 14 March, 2019 - Thursday 6th Rajab 1440
#Lailat-ul-Meraj #Shab-e-meraj Night of Apr 3, 2019 - Wednesday 26-Rajab-1440
#Shabe-e-Barat April 20, 2019 - Saturday 14th Sha'baan 1440
#Start of Fasting Month (#Ramadan) May 7, 2019 - Tuesday 1st Ramadan 1440
#Jummat-ul-Wida 31 May 2019 - Friday Last Friday of Ramadan 1440
#Lailat-ul-Qadr (#Shab-E-Qadr) June 1, 2019 - Saturday 27 Ramadan 1440
#Eid-ul-Fitr June 5, 2019 - Saturday 1st Shawwal 1440
#Hajj August 11, 2019 - Sunday 9th Dhul-Hijjah 1440
#Eid-ul-Adaha #Bakrid August 12, 2019 - Wednesday 10th Dhul-Hijjah 1440
#Islamic New Year September 1, 2019 - Sunday 1st Muharram 1441
#Yaum al-Ashura September 10, 2019 - Tuesday 10th Muharram 1441
#Eid Milad-un-Nabi Nov 10, 2019 - Sunday 12th Rabi-al-Awwal 1441
#Urs Haji Ali Baba Mumbai 13 December, 2019 - Friday 16 Rabi Ul Akhir 1441
714th Urs Sharif Of Hazrat Khwaaja Syed Nizamuddin Aulia Mehboob-e-elahi Rahmatullah Alayh 16 December, 2019 - Monday 19 Rabi Ul Akhir 1441