MPV Announces Eid Al Fitr Prayers At Unity Mosques Around North America
Los Angeles, CA - August 13, 2012 - Muslims for Progressive Values announces prayers in observance of Eid al Fitr and associated celebrations across North America at local Unity Mosques.
Eid al Fitr prayers and celebrations will be held at many MPV Unity Mosques across North America. All are invited to join- regardless of religious or spiritual affiliation. As with regular prayer services participants of the Eid prayers can expect to be welcomed and be able to participate at any level they are comfortable with. There is no specific dress code and there is no gender segregation at these prayers.
Eid al Fitr, or 'Holiday of End of the Fast', commemorates the formal ending of the Islamic month of Ramadan and its requisite fasting from dawn (not sunrise) to sunset. Prayers are held followed by family and community gatherings for communal meals.
Los Angeles, CA - Sunday, August 19, 2012 - 10am
The Levantine Center 5998 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035-2657
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Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV) is a 501 (c) (3) founded in 2007. MPV asserts that Islam is inherently progressive, inclusive and egalitarian which is an understanding that informs the ten principles by which the organization is guided. In the short years since its inception, MPV has expanded to include chapter and affiliates in Los Angeles, New York, Washington DC, Atlanta and Salt Lake City as well as in Ottawa and Toronto, Canada. More information can be found at www.mpvusa.org.