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History Of Ramadan 2024: Calendar, Fasting, Celebrations!

Ramadan is an ideal month for followers of Islam. During this month, Muslims practice introspection, prayer and fasting to Allah. It is observe by Muslims all over the world. In this month of Ramadan, the Holy Quran was reveal from Allah. This Quran contains the complete life system of a person. Ramadan means “flash” in Arabic. The month of Ramadan is the month of cleansing sins from our lives. During this month (30 days) Muslims spend days fasting. In this month they finish their meal at 4.52 in the morning and take food again at 6.11 in the evening or at night without eating the whole day.

History Of Ramadan 2024

History of Ramadan

This Quran was reveale to our Prophet Muhammad. This revelation took place in the Cave of Hera on Mount Nur in Mecca in AD. This day is known as Laylatul Qadr to Muslims. Its English meaning is Night of Decree or Night of Power. It was establish in 610 AD. Observance of Ramadan is obligatory for Muslims as state in Surah 2, Verse 185 of the Quran.

Traditions and practices of Ramadan

During this month, Muslims fast from dawn to dusk every day. During this month Muslims are require to abstain from eating or drinking, smoking or sexual activity during the day. At this time they refrain from using impure thoughts or impure words. They must refrain from behavior that is consider unethical.

Ramadan is only a way for Muslims to purify their souls from impurity. Compassion is shown to the poor and hungry in this month. Shall fast during this time except for those who have not reach puberty or are seriously ill.

Children, pregnant women, sick people should refrain from fasting. Moreover, if a person fails to fast, he can fast any time of the following month to make up for the previous fasting days. If that is not possible then give food to the poor.

Ramadan 2024 Calendar

During Ramadan, the pre-dawn meal is known as Sehri and the post-evening meal is known as Iftar. Nabiji says that one should break the fast by eating a single date each day, followed by a generally elaborate feast. The cuisine at this time is as varied as the culture and often includes foods indigenous to the region.

This Ramadan is not just about abstinence. It is also a time to practice and refine self-reflection. During this time Muslims observe their normal days more reflectively than at other times. Special prayers and more frequent attendance at mosques are offered on this day. Some Muslims use this time to read the entire Quran.

This religious month is a very important month for Muslims. During this time money, food and clothes are distribute or donat to the helpless and poor citizens. Zakat is given as alms to the poor and those who earn less. Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam. This is a particularly important month. Muslims give more and more frequently to the poor and needy during this month.

This month of Ramadan ends with a big celebration. This celebration is known as the breaking of fast or Eid ul-Fitr. This celebration is observe on the last day of the month of Ramadan. Muslims offer special prayers on this special day. Gifts are exchange and food is share with friends and family. In the United States, the President of the United States has hosted an Eid al-Fitr dinner since 1996.

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