It’s Ramadan, the ninth month of the islamic calendar. Muslims fast between fajr (sunrise) and maghrib (sun set). Ramadan is like regular month, and so it’s 30 days but it also can be 29 days because it depends to muslims it depends to the moon. Few fact about ramadan to let you know a little more about it.
Five pillars of islam The month Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam. It’s the collective term used for the five most basic religious obligations of every Muslim under the sacred laws of Islam.
Excluding Fasting is not a must for every muslim. It can be it can be excluded for travelers, pregnant woman, sick and during menstruation. if they are restored they should overtake the days they missed. It’s also not obligated for young children.
Ramadan on different moments Now you already know that the month has 29 or 30 days but Ramadan also falls on different moments. This year ramadan started on 17 June but you can expect ramadan next year will be the same again. It has like regular year 12 months but just 354 days. Because of that it annually slightly forward.
Fasting fights cancer By not or eating less can be effective in fighting cancer. It has a positive impact on the working of the treatments. Moreover, it would counteract the fast growth of the spread of tumor.
Laylatul qadr Also known as the night of power is also in the month of power. It’s a valuable night like ramadan for muslims. It takes place on one of the last 10 days of the ramadan.
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