During Shab e Barat, which also involves praying at the graves of the departed is also celebrated with festivity. Interestingly, when in a bind blame it on "Hindu practice" being adopted by Muslims. So, Christian practices not fine for Malaysian Muslims? Dogs are dirty? But as usual, all that is covered with total hypocrisy as this: Revered all animals, including dogs but no touching a dog! Some reverence indeed! Malaysia is a schizophrenic country? But in a way Malaysia is right, given the manner in which the world is observing the Muslims, it is a natural reaction of the fundamentalists who govern the State to ensure that the followers are kept under strict control lest they get influenced by the world and dilute the Faith and the resolve to take on the world. Soon they might ban pork products that are sold in supermarkets. But then the Chinese Malaysians, who control the Malaysian economy, may put the spanner in the works.