Hindu-Americans ask US to protect Yezidis from ISIS in Iraq

Washington: A large number of Hindu-Americans joined the local Yezidis in a peaceful protest outside the White House here, asking the US government to take urgent steps to protect the minority community from the ISIS in Iraq.
Raising slogans ‘Bring Our Women Back!’ and ‘Save Mt…

More at: http://yezidipost.com/2014/11/05/hindu-americans-ask-us-to-protect-yezidis-from-isis-in-iraq/

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Washington: A large number of Hindu-Americans joined the local Yezidis in a peaceful protest outside the White House here, asking the US government to take urgent steps to protect the minority community from the ISIS in Iraq.
Raising slogans ‘Bring Our Women Back!’ and ‘Save Mt…

More at: http://yezidipost.com/2014/11/05/hindu-americans-ask-us-to-protect-yezidis-from-isis-in-iraq/

Adib’s Story: An Ezidi Woman Who Escaped the Islamic State

Adib Khudeda Qasem from Shingal, Iraq
“I used to have a nice life until Daash attacked us in Shingal,” explains 20-year-old Adib Khudeda Qasem.  The Islamic State (also referred to as IS, ISIS, ISID, ISIL)  is called “Daash” in Iraq.
“Now our life is finished,” adds her younger brother.
Adib is n…

More at: http://yezidipost.com/2014/11/05/adibs-story-an-ezidi-woman-who-escaped-the-islamic-state/

Adib Khudeda Qasem from Shingal, Iraq
“I used to have a nice life until Daash attacked us in Shingal,” explains 20-year-old Adib Khudeda Qasem.  The Islamic State (also referred to as IS, ISIS, ISID, ISIL)  is called “Daash” in Iraq.
“Now our life is finished,” adds her younger brother.
Adib is n…

More at: http://yezidipost.com/2014/11/05/adibs-story-an-ezidi-woman-who-escaped-the-islamic-state/

Clashes in Sinjar: Newsticker for 24th October

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ISIS terrorists are attacking the Meme Reshan sanctuary with mortar shells. The terrorists managed to climb the south side of the mountain, coming within reach of resistance fighters and the sanctuary. The clashes are ongoing.
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Heavy clashes between resistance…

More at: http://yezidipost.com/2014/10/24/clashes-in-sinjar-newsticker-for-24th-october/

+++ 15:45 pm +++
ISIS terrorists are attacking the Meme Reshan sanctuary with mortar shells. The terrorists managed to climb the south side of the mountain, coming within reach of resistance fighters and the sanctuary. The clashes are ongoing.
+++ 15:15 pm+++
Heavy clashes between resistance…

More at: http://yezidipost.com/2014/10/24/clashes-in-sinjar-newsticker-for-24th-october/

Religious practices

Prayers
Yazidis have five daily prayers:
Nivêja berîspêdê (the Dawn Prayer), Nivêja rojhilatinê (the Sunrise Prayer), Nivêja nîvro (the Noon Prayer), Nivêja êvarî (the Afternoon Prayer), Nivêja rojavabûnê (the Sunset Prayer). However, most Yezidis observe only two of these, the sunrise and sunset…

More at: http://yezidipost.com/2014/10/22/religious-practices/

Prayers
Yazidis have five daily prayers:
Nivêja berîspêdê (the Dawn Prayer), Nivêja rojhilatinê (the Sunrise Prayer), Nivêja nîvro (the Noon Prayer), Nivêja êvarî (the Afternoon Prayer), Nivêja rojavabûnê (the Sunset Prayer). However, most Yezidis observe only two of these, the sunrise and sunset…

More at: http://yezidipost.com/2014/10/22/religious-practices/

Religious beliefs

Yazidis are monotheists, believing in one God, who created the world and entrusted it into the care of a Heptad of seven Holy Beings, often known as Angels or heft sirr (the Seven Mysteries). Preeminent among these is Tawûsê Melek (frequently known as “Melek Taus” in English pub…

More at: http://yezidipost.com/2014/10/21/religious-beliefs/

Yazidis are monotheists, believing in one God, who created the world and entrusted it into the care of a Heptad of seven Holy Beings, often known as Angels or heft sirr (the Seven Mysteries). Preeminent among these is Tawûsê Melek (frequently known as “Melek Taus” in English pub…

More at: http://yezidipost.com/2014/10/21/religious-beliefs/

Origins of Yezidi

The Yazidis are a mostly Kurdish-speaking people who adhere to the religion Yazidism, a religion rooted in Persian religions blended with elements of pre-Islamic Mesopotamian/Assyrian religious traditions, Mithraism, Christianity and Islam. In addition to the Kurdish-speaking majority, there are…

More at: http://yezidipost.com/2014/10/21/origins-of-yezidi/

The Yazidis are a mostly Kurdish-speaking people who adhere to the religion Yazidism, a religion rooted in Persian religions blended with elements of pre-Islamic Mesopotamian/Assyrian religious traditions, Mithraism, Christianity and Islam. In addition to the Kurdish-speaking majority, there are…

More at: http://yezidipost.com/2014/10/21/origins-of-yezidi/

Demographics of Yezidi

Historically, the Yazidis lived primarily in communities in locales that are in present-day Iraq, Syria, and Turkey, and also had significant numbers in Armenia and Georgia. However, events since the 20th century have resulted in considerable demographic shift in these areas as well as mass…

More at: http://yezidipost.com/2014/10/21/demographics-of-yezidi/

Historically, the Yazidis lived primarily in communities in locales that are in present-day Iraq, Syria, and Turkey, and also had significant numbers in Armenia and Georgia. However, events since the 20th century have resulted in considerable demographic shift in these areas as well as mass…

More at: http://yezidipost.com/2014/10/21/demographics-of-yezidi/