Ramadan 2008 / 1429: September 01 - September 30
Thailand: A great opportunity for Bangkok
For Sunday, 14 September, Ramadan 2008. "Loving Muslims Through Prayer"
City Population: 10 million
Muslims have lived in Bangkok for generations, often forming homogenous communities, largely closed to non-Muslims. The size of each community differs, but on average it is about 150 - 200 households. These communities have been able to develop their own mosques and religious schools, and maintain their social and dietary customs.
Muslims tend not to move into areas where the residents are primarily Buddhist. However, because Bangkok has become such a huge city, there are many places where Muslims mix with non-Muslims - even though they prefer to both live and work together with fellow Muslims. While large areas in the eastern part of Bangkok used to be primarily Muslim, they are now a minority in these districts.[Full Text]
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