Ramadan 2016: Facts, Fasting Rules, Quotes, History & More

Ramadan 2016: Facts, Fasting Rules, Quotes, History & More

Ramadan 2016: Facts, Fasting Rules, Quotes, History & More

Ramadan is a major global event, but just when, exactly, it begins is a matter of some debate. As daylight is extended during the Summer months compared to Winter months, fasting could be as much as 15 hours per day, from dusk until dawn. They believe the Koran was revealed during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, Ramadan.

Whosoever recites only one "Ayat" in Holy Ramadan, he will be awarded as if he had recited the full Quran in other months.

Ramadan is the month whose beginning is mercy, whose middle is forgiveness and whose end is freedom from fire.

She added that prices of products are always increased during the time of Ramadan, and it is said in the Quran that Ramadan is a time to help one another, and asked why the increased of products during this month of the year.

Bebe Cool (Moses Ssali) of Gagamel also wished all Muslims, especially musicians, a happy Ramadan, since it is a month of reconciliation.

Though the exact dates of Ramadan are never uniform around the world, they come pretty close. The Islamic Center brings in a hafiz from Egypt each Ramadan to facilitate the recitation.Because Ramadan this year is in June with the longest days approaching, the daily period of fasting will be long, said Karima Archie, principal of the Sunday school program at the Islamic Center."It's a very long day", Archie said. Young children, pregnant women and the elderly and infirm are not required to fast due to possible health complications.

"We had a taste of this last year, but this year it's even more challenging", said Ibrahim Mogra, the assistant general secretary of the Muslim Council of Britain.

Those under the age of 12 or who are ill or infirm are exempted from fasting - although many Muslims in this category still choose to observe the fast.

He also said fasting is a means of learning self-restraint and patience.

When looking more closely at eating and drinking habits during Ramadan, Muslims who fast during Ramadan still feel "it is easy to fast". (The black cube-shaped building in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, that Muslims around the world face five times a day to pray.) Where is the well located that sprung at the feet of baby Ishmael when Hagar was running between the two hills searching for water, as narrated in the Biblical story in Genesis 21, 17-19?

During Ramadan, Muslim communities work together to raise money for the poor, donate clothes and food, and hold iftar dinners for the less fortunate.

In a nod to the Vivid Festival, Lakemba Mosque will light up in different colours at night as thousands attend the mosque for evening prayers.

Onuh who spoke on Thursday, June 2 said fasting denies the body of necessary fluid. Ramadhan is coming, The time we love best.

Nimet Alpay, a lead faculty member in statistics and mathematics at Franklin University, said her office is right across from a kitchenette, and the aromas of co-workers microwaving lunch often waft over her desk.

Ramadan Mubarak to all preparing to take part this year.

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