Ramadaan is the holy month of Muslims all around the world. People fast from sunrise to sunset without the intake of even water. They also abstain from everything that can prove to be tempting and sacrifice it for the period of the month. There are a few things, that people are absolutely unaware of. Here is a list of things that you should know about the holy month
Why is Ramadan important?
Ramazan is the holy month where the first verse of the Holy Quran was revealed , also known as the laylat-ul- qadr. It is believed that during this month the gates to heaven are open and therefore more and more recitation of Quran should be done.
There are different fasting hours all around the world
Different countries lie on different latitutes and longitudes and therefore have different times of dusk and dawn . some countries have to fast for as long as 20 hours also.
In UAE food chains are closed during the day
Muslim populated country where people fast all day, in a manner to respect their fast the shops are closed and are only opened after iftyaari.
Not all those who fasts are Muslim
There are many non muslims who fast just to know a little more about Islam and follow their culture.
Only a few people can complete it though.