A Blessed Ramadan

Alvis Binu Raj, 10-C, ICSK Khaitan
Sunday, March 19, 2023

It’s the blessed month of ramadan and the month of fasting. Ramadan is a holy month of worship, study of the quran, prayer and fasting. Ramadan occurs during the month in which muslims believe the quran began to be revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. It is a joyous celebration for muslims. Fasting is one of the five pillars of islam .

Ramadan is for doing charity for muslims everywhere .Eating, drinking and smoking are prohibited while fasting. During the holy month of ramadan, muslims around the world break the fast with these delicious food. Iftar food or futoor like chicken, mutton etc, which are washed down with cooling drinks followed by delicious dessert options. Muslims do not consume any food or drink between sunrise and sunset.

The holiday of eid al-fitr , which marks the end of ramadan and the beginning of shawwal. The next lunar month, is declared after a crescent new moon has been sighted or after completion of thirty days of fasting if no sighting of the moon is possible. Eid celebrates of the return to a more natural disposition (fitra) of eating, drinking, and marital intimacy. Ramadan is a holy month that needs to be observed annually to keep the heart pure. Future generations should remember it and pass it forward.

Muslims are taught patience, modesty, and spirituality through fasting. This is supposed to be a time of spiritual discipline, including more prayer, more charity, generosity, and a deeper study of the holy quran. Muslims observe silence, focusing on prayer and memorizing the quran.


Have a blessed ramadan

Alvis Binu Raj, 10-C, ICSK Khaitan


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