The word Ramadan comes from the Arabic root ramida or ar-ramad, which means scorching heat or dryness, Ramzan is the holly month and it is ninth month according to the Islamic calendar,it is a month of fasting for muslimes all over the world, The month lasts 29–30 days based on the visual sightings of the crescent moon after moon sighted muslimes celebrate Eid ul Fitar.
The fast (roza) begins at dawn and ends at sunset. Before the rise of sun and Azan of fajar we do saher, sehri is a like break fast and the time of Azamn-e-fajar muslimes who have fast are restricted to eat and drink before the time of aftari, when the azan-e-magreeb is start we are abil to eat and drink dates are usually the first foods to break the fast.
Muslims are expected to put more effort into following the teachings of Islam Ramadan is a time of spiritual reflection, improvement and increased devotion and worship, Ramadan also teaches Muslims how to better practice self-discipline, self-control and compulsory charity (zakat) Charity is very important in Islam, and even more so during Ramadan.
In addition to fasting, Muslims are encouraged to read the entire Quran. Some Muslims perform the recitation of the entire Quran by means of special prayers, called Tarawih. These voluntary prayers are held in the mosques every night of the month, during which a whole section of the Quran (Juz’, which is 1/30 of the Quran) is recited. Therefore, the entire Quran would be completed at the end of the month.
The blessed month of Ramadan has been divided in 3 parts or Ashra: The Days of Mercy, The Days of Forgiveness and the Days of Emancipation from Hell-fire. In this month Laylat al-Qadr “the night of power” or ‘the night of decree” is expected in last 10 days. most important blessd of ramzan is Al Quran kareem has completed on Muhammad (s.a.w) all the muslimes men do atekaaf in masjid and women in their home.
In month of ramzan shopping fever is at their extreem level all markets have fully loaded with people specially the ladies have been crazy.
In the end of ramzan all muslimes celebrate eid 3 days. The day of eid start with the fitra and then offer prayer of eid after salat Every buddy hugging their muslim brother and distribute eidi to children in the form of money,sweets,or gifts. Sheeer khorma is a traditionaly sweet dish and every buddy eat it.
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