Daily Archives: December 8, 2009

My World: Prayer Bumps

There is a phenomenon in the Muslim world called zebiba, or prayer bump. These are marks on the forehead and are apparently caused by continually touching or rubbing the forehead to the ground during prayer. In Arabic, zebiba means raisin. … Continue reading

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