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Q: Rites of passage in Islam ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Rites of passage in Islam
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: dogsbollocks-ga
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Posted: 12 May 2003 03:50 PDT
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Question ID: 202629
Is there a rite of passage ceremony in Islam at the age of 13 or thereabouts ?

If so any information (cursory is enough)
Subject: Re: Rites of passage in Islam
Answered By: seizer-ga on 12 May 2003 04:41 PDT
Rated:4 out of 5 stars
Hello there!

There is no specific ritual practised by all Muslims, to celebrate or
mark the coming of age. This is because the Qur'an does not say
anything in this regard:

Perhaps the nearest equivalent would be when a child of either gender
reaches puberty: It then becomes compulsory for them to perform Salat
(the daily prayers). See question 2 on the following page:

I hope this answers your question! If anything's unclear, though,
please do not hesitate to use the "request clarification" feature
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