From Dusk to Rama’dawn

May 11, 2018

Feel Good Friday

The lunar calendar is used in Islam to determine each of the religious holidays. As the 9th month of the lunar calendar is approaching, people all over the world are prepping for the next crescent moon…the crescent moon that marks the beginning of Ramadan.

From dusk to Rama’dawn…


(Gunung Agung, Indonesia)

Islamic patterned fabrics are turned into tents and lanterns that light up the streets…


(Cairo, Egypt)

Evening feasts are prepared and shared amongst family, friends and neighbors…


(Yogyakarta, Indonesia)

And people from all corners of the globe come together to celebrate as one giant community.


(Sebela, Mali)

Although the traditions may differ from country to country, the core of Ramadan remains the same…a month of spiritual reflection.

Thanks to several travelers, we’re remembering Ramadan this month too with fabrics from several Ramadan-ready countries:

Here’s to this month of reflection and to feeling good—because after all, it's Friday!

-Jack & Alley, Co-Founders




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Season’s greetings to you and your family!

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From all of us at Taaluma, we wish you a rose-merry Christmas and a dill-lightful New Year!

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