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A female impersonator or gynaemimetic in the Indian subcontinent, who may have had partial surgical sex reassignment. Hijras belong to a traditional social organisation, part cult and part caste; they worship the goddess Bahuchara Mata. Their sexuoerotic role is that of female with men
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The objective of this article is to evaluate the way in which Islam approaches the violent expulsions related to the Girardian mimetic theory, supported by key Islamic verses that refer to the Hegira, expulsions, aggression, and violence in general, applying some of the basic categories of mimetic theory.
Summary: Rabat - Morocco will celebrate Eid Al-Adha (festival of sacrifice) on November 17 as Dhu al-Hijjah 1st, 1431 hegira corresponded to Monday, November 8th, 2010, the Islamic Affairs Ministry said on Sunday.
Ashuraa is an occasion marking the death of Imam al-Hussein, the prophet Muhammad's grandson and the third holiest figure for Shiite Muslims, in the battle of Taf in Karbala in the Hegira year 61 (680 in the Gregorian calendar).
Actually, the first day of Dhul Hijja month of the year 1431 of Hegira was Sunday, November 7, 2010.
The royal speech will be aired on TV and radio on Saturday, Dhu-l-Qa'dah 28, 1431 hegira, corresponding to November 6, 2010 at 8.
8, 2010 (TAP) - Mufti of the Republic Sheikh Othman Battikh announced in a communique released on Wednesday that the Eid el-Fitr will be celebrated on Friday, September 10, 2010, coinciding with the first day of Chaoual, 1431 of Hegira.
In commemorating the passing of the King Mohammed V, the leader of Moroccan nationalism, who passed away on Ramadan 10, 1380 Hegira (February 26, 1961), Moroccans show dedication to the memory of the late sovereign.
31, 2010 (TAP) - The amount of Zakat El-Fitr (alms giving at the end of the fasting month of Ramadan) for the year 1431 of Hegira was set at one dinar and 350 millimes, the Mufti of the Republic announced in a communique published Tuesday.
The Islamic Affairs Ministry confirmed, on Wednesday, Sha'aban 29, 1431 Hegira, corresponding to August 11, 2010, the sighting of the new moon which announces the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, the statement said.
The self-claimed Mahdi was planning to control Najaf and kill all religious clerics during religious celebrations of Ashura, or 10th of Muharram in the hegira calendar.
The Royal Household, Protocol and Chancellery Ministry announces that HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, will perform on Sha'aban 17, 1431 Hegira, corresponding to July 30, 2010, the Friday prayer at the Mohammed V mosque in the northern city of Tangier," said the statement.
16, 2009 (TAP) - Mufti of the Republic made public, on Wednesday, a communiquE[umlaut] in which he states that Thursday, December 17, 2009 corresponds to the 30th day of the Dhu el Hijja month of the year 1430 of Hegira and that Friday, December 18, 2009 will be the first day of the month of Muharram of the new year, i.