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Start date, timetable and when Eid al-Fitr falls this year Ramadan marks the month when the Quran is said to have Nadia Runcorn escort revealed to Prophet Muhammad by God Friday, 17th Aprilpm Updated Friday, 17th Aprilpm Incall escort new Basingstoke marks the month when the Quran is said to have been revealed to Prophet Muhammad by God Photo: Shutterstock The holy month of Ramadan is the first celebration on the Islamic calander and marks a four-week period of fasting for Muslims in the UK, taking place just ahead of the Eid al-Fitr.
What is Ramadan?
Ramadan marks the month when the Quran is said to have been revealed to Prophet Muhammad by God, and is marked by a month-long fast. up to our daily newsletter The i newsletter cut through the noise up Sorry, there seem to be Casual hookup sites in United Kingdom issues.
Please try again Positive singles Barking. Muslims are required to spend a period of 30 days abstaining from food and drink, including water, during daylight hours, as a means of celebrating and reflecting on their faith.
Fasting at Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam Young jewish singles Rhondda the fundamental rules that all Muslims follow - along with the Shahadah declaration of faithSalat prayerZakat charity and the Hajj pilgrimage.
During Ramadan, there is an increased offering of the Salat, with Muslims giving thanks to Allah, while the fasting ritual allows them to understand the suffering of.
Those observing the fast are encouraged to read the Quran and the holy text is recited at the Tarawih, special nightly prayers that are held throughout the month.
When is Ramadan in ? This year, Ramadan will begin on Singles network Rhondda evening of Thursday 23 Apriland will end on the evening of Saturday 23 May.
The Islamic calendar is based on the cycle of the moon, Man of the match Sutton Coldfield vs Sutton Coldfield 2015 the date Ramadan falls on varies from year to year.
During Ramadan, there is an increased offering of the Salat prayerwith Muslims giving thanks to Allah Photo: Shutterstock The Islamic calendar Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and lasts between 29 and 30 days, based on the lunar calendar. Muslims Vip massage Hayes shift slightly every year due to their observance of the lunar calendar Crewe escort tonight which differs in length to the Gregorian calendar that is used worldwide - meaning celebrations fall around 11 days earlier each year.
And, since the visibility of the moon is dependant on a of factors including clear skies the exact date of celebrations in the Muslim calendar can not always be predicted with certainty. Who takes part in fasting?
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All Muslims who have reached puberty are expected to fast during Ramadan, although there are some exceptions, including women who are menstruating or pregnant, and those suffering from illness.
The strict rules mean food and drink, including water, are not allowed during daylight hours for Asian shemale escort Cheshunt entire month, while smoking, sex and masturbation are also prohibited.
To break the fast after sunset, families come together to enjoy the evening meal of Iftar. The meal of Iftar is enjoyed at the end of the month to break the fast Photo: Shutterstock What happens after Ramadan? Best sex destination in Derry
After Ramadan comes to an end, Muslims observe Eid al-Fitr. This celebration is marked with lights, decorations and Southport ladyboy contact, with worshippers often dressing up and decorating their homes.