SALAAT UL KHUSUF (THE ECLIPSE PRAYER)

Siraat-e-Mustaqeem

My mother was expecting me when there was a solar eclipse and all my life I have heard all kinds of superstitions attached to the phenomenon of eclipse. This is how it looked near my house with my not so perfect camera. for a lovelier picture click on the yellow link below.

lunar eclipse at my hometown

Here is what the Imam of one of the mosque’s here said:

It has been announced by NASA website, tonight Wednesday evening, February
20th, the full Moon over the Americas will turn a delightful shade of red and
possibly turquoise, too. It’s a total—the last one until Dec.
2010.Maximum eclipse, and maximum beauty, occurs at 10:26 pm EST (7:26 pm PST).
A lunar eclipse happens when the Moon passes through the shadow of Earth (taken
from Science@nasa.gov ).
And as Muslims, according to our prophet tradition, we are encouraged when we
hear about such phenomenon; to act…

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