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World Hijab Day Forum

For the second time on February 1, 2017, the Institute of Islamic Studies, University of the Philippines, Diliman in cooperation with the National Commission of Muslim Filipinos, Manila Human Development Inc., Wahdatul Asabiyyah and Muslim Student Association joined commemoration of the World Hijab Day… Continue Reading “World Hijab Day Forum”

The Significance of Eid’l Adha by Macrina “Hannah” A. Morados (IIS Dean)

Today, Muslims all over the world celebrate Eid’l Adha which corresponds to the 10th day of Dhul al-Hijjah, the last month in the Hijrah Calendar (Islamic). The occassion of Eid’l Adha is very important to the Muslims. It commemorates the greatest act of obedience… Continue Reading “The Significance of Eid’l Adha by Macrina “Hannah” A. Morados (IIS Dean)”

Statement of Support from the University of the Philippines-Institute of Islamic Studies for His Excellency President Rodrigo Roa Duterte

The Faculty, Staff, Student and Alumni of the University of the Philippines’ Institute of Islamic Studies (UP-IIS) in Diliman, Quezon City express their support for His Excellency President RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE and his Administration on his declaration to pursue joint peace talks with the… Continue Reading “Statement of Support from the University of the Philippines-Institute of Islamic Studies for His Excellency President Rodrigo Roa Duterte”

Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr: From Fasting to Feasting

Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr are two important occasions in Muslim lives that begin and end with the appearance of the new moon. In the Hijrah lunar calendar which Muslims follow, Ramadan is the ninth and considered the most blessed month of the year. It… Continue Reading “Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr: From Fasting to Feasting”

2016 Ramadhan Iftar Program

Close to a hundred individuals from the UP Muslim community that include students, faculty members, administrative and security staff attended the month long Iftar Program held at the Romulo Hall. The program was sponsored by Diyanet, a Turkish Foundation, in partnership with the IIS.… Continue Reading “2016 Ramadhan Iftar Program”