- Joined Mar 2, 2010
Ramadan (Arabic:Ã±Ã Ã¶Ã§ÃÃ¢RamaÃ¡¸Ãn,Arabic pronunciation:[rÃmÃÃdÃ¤ÃÃn]) (alsoRamadhan,Ramadaan,Ramazan) is the ninth month of theIslamic calendar, which lasts 29 to 30 days. It is theIslamicmonth offasting, in which participatingMuslimsrefrain fromeatinganddrinking[sup][/sup]during daylight hours and is intended to teach Muslims about patience, spirituality, humility and submissiveness to God. Muslims fast for the sake ofGod(Arabic:Ã§ÃÃÃÃ¢, trans:Allah) and to offer moreprayerthan usual. Compared to thesolar calendar, the dates of Ramadan vary, moving backwards by about eleven days each yeardepending on the moon; thus, a person will have fasted every day of the calendar year in 34 years' time. Muslims believe Ramadan to be an auspicious month for the revelations of God to humankind, being the month in which the first verses of theQur'anwere revealed to theIslamic prophet,Muhammad...
Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection and worship.
Peace & Greetings to all NT'ers
Best of luck this ramadan to my fellow NT'ers who are fasting.
May Allah bless us with tawfique in all of our endeavors this Ramadan, and beyond.