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12%20Rituals%2c%20food%2c%20dress%20and%20modesty - Islamic...

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Islamic rituals and social Islam Islamic rituals and social Islam
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Rituals: Birth Rituals: Birth tahnik : touching of lips of baby with honey or sweet juice or pressed dates, accompanied by prayers aqiqah : shaving baby’s head at 7th days, giving a donation sacrifice: for thanksgiving, two animals offered for a baby boy, one for a girl, meet give to the poor and needy
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Rituals: Birth Rituals: Birth naming: important to Muslim, Mohammad and Ali common names, Abdullah (servant of Allah), or Adbul Rahman (servant of the Merciful one), Abdul- “slave of” for girls: take names of women in Prophet’s family, Aisha, Fatimah, etc.
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Circumcision Circumcision called Khitan in Arabic cutting foreskin at the end of penis usually done at 7th days, can be delayed done between 7-10 years old at a public party in some Muslim countries
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Bismillah Bismillah ceremony for a child to start learning Quran at age 4 or 5 a child recites surah al-Fatihah learn how to perform wudu perform 5 daily prayers on his/her own at age of 10
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course RELIG 358 taught by Professor Chang during the Spring '10 term at Iowa State.

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