Tag Archives: Religion

SKIES FROM SUNRISE TO SUNDOWN

DAYBREAK ON THE RED SEA THE SUPPLICATION – JEDDAH’S PRAYING HANDS SCULPTURE SUNDOWN ON THE RED SEA ENJOYED THIS POST?  SIGN UP FOR FUTURE POSTS DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL BOX. LINKING TO – SKYWATCH TIMELESS THURSDAYS THANKFUL THURSDAY   from Blogger … Continue reading

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WEEKEND ROUNDUP – LETTER “Z”

STARTS WITH “Z” – ZAKAT IS ONE OF THE FIVE PILLARS OF ISLAM. IT IS AN ISLAMIC OBLIGATION TO BE CHARITABLE TO THOSE WHO ARE LESS FORTUNATE. “ZIPPY” – NO ABAYA AND WEARING ZEBRA.  I’D SAY THAT’S PRETTY “ZIPPY” FOR … Continue reading

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THINGS YOU SEE IN SAUDI ARABIA

RELIGIOUS PILGRIMS WITH SHAVED HEADS GREEN ROSHAN IN AL BALAD MAGIC LAMP MADE OF PEWTER ENJOYED THIS POST?  SIGN UP FOR FUTURE POSTS DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL BOX.   from Blogger http://susieofarabia.blogspot.com/2021/06/things-you-see-in-saudi-arabia.html

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PRACTICING RELIGION

A DRIVER READING THE QURAN IN A MALL PARKING GARAGE WHILE WAITING FOR HIS EMPLOYER. MANY MUSLIMS ALWAYS HAVE A PRAYER RUG HANDY. ANOTHER DRIVER PRAYING IN THE MALL PARKING GARAGE SOME DRIVERS WAIT PATIENTLY FOR HOURS WHILE THEIR EMPLOYERS … Continue reading

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READY FOR RAMADAN AT THE MALL

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PUBLIC ART OF JEDDAH

THE ILLUMINATED GLOBE – BY JULIO LAFUENTE THE ACCIDENT – BY JULIO LAFUENTE SCIENCE & RELIGION – BY JULIO LAFUENTE THE VERSE BOAT – BY JULIO LAFUENTE STALKS OF WHEAT – BY SALAH ABDULKARIM THE LIGHTHOUSE (ALSO KNOWN AS THE … Continue reading

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RAMADAN IS COMING

RAMADAN WILL BE HERE IN ABOUT A MONTH AND STORES ARE GEARING UP FOR A BUSY SHOPPING SEASON ALL KINDS OF RAMADAN THEMED SERVING DISHES & TRAYS RAMADAN THEMED NAPKINS EVEN ENAMELED TEASPOONS WITH RAMADAN DESIGNS SPECIAL DECORATIVE STRING LIGHTS AND … Continue reading

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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY FROM SAUDI ARABIA

Just a few short years ago, Valentine’s Day was prohibited and non-existent in Saudi Arabia.  Florist and candy shops were raided by the religious police in search of any signs of the holiday – including anything red or pink or … Continue reading

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Jeddah – Once Hard to Find

Years ago when I first arrived in the kingdom, rubbing alcohol was pretty much impossible to find. I could find it in boxes of individual alcohol wipes but never in liquid form.  I believe the reason for this was because … Continue reading

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Beautiful Qurans

Last week I featured some beautiful stands made specifically for reading the Quran (or Koran), the holy book of Islam. Today’s photos were taken in the same shop. They are beautiful Korans that come in a variety of colors decorated … Continue reading

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