To promote a better knowledge of the miscellany of Muslim culture and to teach people in other religion in result to a more peaceful world, the World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film is solemnize.
It was established in 2010, Javed Mohammed declared that every year of March 11 is a special day to observe Muslim cultures all over the world including Pakistan and the Philippines. Javed Mohammed was based in the San Francisco Bay area on the West Coast of United States. He is the producer and founder of My Favorite Review website
The main goal of the week event is to use art, film, and art to create a link and understanding among faiths. The wide range of cultures, races, and nationalities globally united by their Islamic religions.
The largest Muslim section is in Indonesia; basic parts of Asia and Africa are Muslim. The few Muslim groups are found in China, the Soviet Union, America, and Europe. Islam may seem exogenous or intense in the present world because religion dominates the lives of Muslims who make no difference between the civil and the religious.
Muslims spread their culture and traditions all over the world. It is highly influenced by Persia, Mongol, Turkic, Indian, Berber and Indonesian values. Today, some Islamic practices and customs are the result of the consolidation of local and Muslim beliefs.
Cultural Muslims are unobservant, secular individuals who still identify with the Muslim religion ascribed to family background, experiences, or the social and cultural environment in which they develop. They still have common Muslim practices even they speak of different languages and live in different countries, over a billion Muslims in the world. The Muslim culture is placed in certain common beliefs that – “That Allah is the only God and that Muhammad is His messenger”. Muslim traditions include Islamic clothing, food, wedding traditions and other aspects of Islamic life that Muslims have embrace in particular countries.
A native Muslim literary test is in Arabic, the Prophet’s dialect. Muslim literature is mostly religious in nature. The Quran, Hadith, and Sira comprise documentation and communication of belief structure.
In Qur’an, God orders – la ikrâha fîd-dîn (2:256) “Let there be no compulsion in religion.”
Muslim hold that the beauty of Islam can only reach fulfillment involuntary global amity and the world worth living in for. It teaches that only Allah should be worshipped. Muslim forbids the impression of animal beings in paintings because it removes the risk of idol worship; it also holds that proscribe the pictures of the Prophets, Muhammad, and live beings to reduces the possibilities that they will be devoted.
Five Islamic Laws to Unite its Muslims Spirits
The Five Laws of Islam or in Arabic “arkan Ud-Din” are the five religious duties for the Muslims individually the Quran. It means “the pillar of faith.” Muhammad listed it in the Hadith when he was asked to expound Islam.
- The prayer or Salah (least five times a day)
- The worship of only one God, the Shahadah
- The donation of alms, Shawkat
- The pilgrimage to the Holy City of Mecca called Haj
- Fasting during Ramadan, the Sawn
MUSLIM AND CHRISTIAN DIALOGUE
The word “MUSLIM” denotes “submission to God” while “ISLAM” is an Arabic word means “surrender”. It is now the second world largest religion. Muslims trust that the Quran is the dialogs between the Prophet and God. The Shias and the Sunni are two popular sects in the religion.
The Shias believe that the restorer of the faith is Mohammed, foster by like Abraham and Jesus Christ. On the other hand, the Sunnis, believe in the Prophet’s words that they spoken by Him and comprises to his teachings and revelations.
Muslim – Christian Dialogue has typified the importance of exchanging goals, and ideas on the Arab both locally and throughout the world, in its strong connection of confidence among the people of the dialogue. It strengthens the understanding, especially in this age where no country or society can provide to live isolated from the geographical currents by a morality of the new mass communication technologies. The ceremony of the day promotes a better knowledge of the diversity in Muslim culture in initiating dialogue with people from the different races and faith which lead to a more peaceful world.
Art is a part of the culture that includes literature and performing visual arts like drama, music, film, and dance. The visual arts are forms that generate works which are primarily visible in nature. architecture, painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, and crafts, as well as modern visual arts (photography and movies), are the examples. They have a strong history in various art forms including ceramics, calligraphy, literature, architecture and more.
World Muslim Day of Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film celebrated by holding events in schools, community centers and spot of worship for examples Art and Cultural day where pottery, clothing, and food are exhibited. Muslim Film festival also held to educate, entertain and explores Muslim cultures and traditions.
Islamic devotional music is mostly played in publicly and enjoyed by concurrent Muslims globally. Arab classical and North Indian classical music is the common music forms. The Muslim people have traveled over the trade paths on their musical preferences. The Sufis are attributed with taking the mystics to music.
FESTIVALS AND MARRIAGE
Eid ul-Fitr, Lailat al Miraj and Eid ul-Adha, are classic festival examples of the religion in the lives of Muslim society. Marriage is in the words of Mohammed, “half of the religion” in corresponding to Muslim tradition. The connecting of two souls in a holy union is for the social contract and legal bond.
Some Muslims’ practices were never referred in both the Quran or the Hadith. It was introduced by the societies that accepted Islam. Some of the examples like in the Middle East, men kiss each other on the cheek in welcoming each other. In Africa, it is traditional to put their hand to your head after greeting someone. Muslims in Pakistan bow when their child reached 40 days old.
Today’s event will help communities, for both Muslims and Non-Muslims to understand the value of ethnical diversity and learn to live together in goodwill and peaceful planet.