You can see all over the social media posts regarding Ramadan, where these are religious or have some sort of humor in them. For those who are just wondering what is Ramadan, when does Ramadan start and who celebrates Ramadan, complete information is given below to make you aware of this month which is said to be the month of blessings.
History of Ramdan
If you ask for Ramadan definition, Ramadan is an Islamic month and in the Islamic lunar calendar Ramadan is the 9th month.For a Muslim Ramadan is considered as the “best of times”. If you define Ramadan, this month is said to be a month where blessing of Almighty come down to the earth on the believer specially a Muslim fasting during the month of Ramadan, restricting himself from every evil deed. There is a great reward of Ramadan fasting than fasting in any other Islamic month.
The month of Ramadan is filled of blessing due to many important Islamic events that were held in Ramadan.
- The most important event is that ‘The Holy Quran’ was revealed on Prophet Muhammad SAW in this holy month of Ramadan.
- Doors of heavens are opened and doors of hell are closed.
- Devil is caged in the holy month of Ramadan, from the first day of Ramadan till the last day of Ramadan.
- Duas (prayers and wishes) are accepted in the month of Ramadan
- The Night of Power is in the month of Ramadan commonly referred as LailaTulQadar
- Countless rewards for each of your tiniest deed of good.
Ramadan starts after the Islamic month of Shaban and if you as when is Ramadan over, it is when the next lunar month starts i.e. Shawal when Muslims celebrate Eid-Ul-Fitr which is also called the Feast of Breaking the Fast.Out of all the deeds and worships in Islam only fasting is what Almighty Allah asks for himself.
Throughout the month Ramadan feasts continue, people invite each other at Iftar (time to break the fast) and also focus on charity and feeding the poor at iftar.
What do Muslims do during Ramadan
Now the questions are what do Muslims do in Ramadan? When is first day of Ramadan or when do Ramadan start? It is when the life style of people completely changes from no matter what profession they are whether its Ramadan in USA or Ramadan in Saudi Arabia, they follow the routine set by Almighty Allah for them.
Muslims around the world celebrate the start of Ramadan, in pictures
Muslims from all across the world fast, because in Islam fasting has most importance as it tunes up your intentions and makes you learn to stay away from the forbidden. The fasting time starts from sunrise to sundown. Muslims all across the world clear doubts about the proper way to fast, questions are asked from the scholars of Islam like can you drink water during Ramada? Or can you eat in case of emergencies? The proper fasting Ramadan methods.
Some Ramadan Facts
Ramadan leaves a lot of impact on the living of a person and its purpose is also to tune you up in the way you spend your lives. For a month you follow the best practices of Islam which tend to leave an impact on your behavior and it’s like after a year you fuel up again to stay at a track for the next year.
Ramadan gives you the following trainings:
- It purifies body and mind.
- It makes you have patience
- It makes you feel the blessing and spirituality
- You are obliged to fast when you hit puberty
- Muslims attain piety
- Ramadan fast has more reward than fasting in any other month
Last 10 Days of Ramadan
The last 10 days of Ramadan are more blessed than the starting of Ramadan as Quran was completed in the last 10 days, people prefer night Prayers and observe Itekaf, i.e. they stay in mosques for the last 10 days and perform prayers and worship Almighty extensively during the last 10 days. The Night of Power also exists in any of the last 0d nights of Ramadan.
End of Ramadan Celebrations
End of Ramadan causes for celebrations, as all the deeds are rewarded at the end of Ramadan and EidUlFitr is celebrated. Muslims greet each other visit relatives, makes sweets and a grand feast is celebrated for 3 days.
Ramadan 2015 Calendar
This Ramadan 2015 Calendar shows the Ramadan times (fasting time and Ramadan eating times), when is Ramadan over. All the information about when does Ramadan 2015 start and when does Ramadan 2015 end along with Ramadan dates 2015 in Pakistan is given in the calendar given below.
Start of Ramadan 2015 was on 19th June, 2015 and Ramadan Ends 2015 on the next month’s moon. (See Ramzan Calander 2015 here)
A Happy Ramadan to all the Muslims across the world, May this Ramadan all your wishes get accepted!