The holiest month for Muslims across the globe has arrived….
When is Ramadan 2021?
The holiest month for Muslims across the globe has arrived, and in India the first day of Ramadan was on April 12, 2021. Ramadan is expected to end on May 13, 2021 in India, although the dates may vary depending on the sighting of the moon..
Ramadan is the holiest month for Muslims, in which they fast during daylight hours, congregate for prayers and share meals as a community.
But with strict curfews and physical distancing directives enforced to limit the spread of the highly contagious COVID-19 disease, many of Ramadan’s rituals and traditions will be curtailed this year Just like the Last year as well..
Jumu’atul Widaa / Jamat Ul Vida Of Ramadaan 2021, Date, Significance, Images, Quotes, Prayers, Messages, Wishes, Sms, Status, Whatsapp Status, Wallpapers, Facebook Status And All you need to know about..
Why is Ramadan celebrated?
Fasting during Ramadan is one of the fundamentals of being a true practising Muslim and is a time for intense prayer and religious devotion, with Muslims encouraged to observe five daily prayers throughout the day other than reciting the Quran.
It is believed that on the 27th day of Ramadan, God revealed the Quran (the Holy book of Islam) to the Prophet Muhammad more than 1,400 years ago
This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam, along with the Shahada (Muslim declaration of faith), Salat (Namaz or daily prayer), Zakaat (charity) and performing the Hajj (pilgrimage to Mecca). The month lasts around 29-30 days and the Muslims will fast between dawn and dusk…
History Of Holy Month
According to the Islamic calendar , within the year of Hijri, on the orders of Allah, fasting (necessary) was done on Muslims. within the same month in Shab-e-Qadar, Allah gave the Quran-like attitude. Since then, Muslims are fasting during this month.
Sahri, Iftar And Taraweeh
During Ramadan, people rise up early within the morning to assist . The time for eating Sahari is before morning Sadiq (about one and a half hour before sunrise). Roja starts after eating sahri. An every day individual can’t eat and drink anything for the duration of the day. During this, it’s also forbidden to possess sex. The Roza is opened iftar at the appointed time within the evening.
The holiest night: Laylatul Qadr
The end of Ramadan is marked by intense prayers as Muslims seek to have their prayers answered during Laylatul Qadr or the Night of Power, is considered to be the holiest night in the year. It usually falls on the 27 day of Ramadan and commemorates the night that the Quran was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad.
Basic Facts About Ramadan
The holy month of Ramadan celebrates the time in A.D. 610 when God revealed the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad. This sacred period invites Muslims to renew their spiritual relationship with God and to practice self-discipline.
- Ramadan takes place during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, which follows the lunar calendar. It is announced when a sighting committee spots the new crescent moon.
- Ramadan ends with the next crescent moon, which begins Eid-al-Fitr.
- Celebrating Ramadan includes fasting from sunrise to sunset. The fast only applies to able-bodied Muslims, however; children, pregnant women, those with health conditions, and the elderly are not expected to fast.
- Fasting during Ramadan also includes refraining from negative thoughts, smoking and sexual activity.
- If you are visiting an Islamic nation but do not celebrate Ramadan, you should not eat or drink in public spaces during the holy month.
- The final feast: Eid-ul-Fit
Eid-ul-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan and the start of the next month on the Muslim calendar, Shawwal, it translates to “festival of breaking of the fast”. The day of Eid is the first and only day in the month of Shawwal during which Muslims are not permitted to fast. Eid al-Fitr features two to three days of celebrations that include special morning prayers. People greet each other with “Eid Mubarak,” meaning “Blessed Eid” and with formal embraces. Sweet dishes are prepared at home and gifts are given to children and to those in need. In addition, Muslims are encouraged to forgive and seek forgiveness. Practices vary from country to country.
HAPPY RAMADAN 2021 QUOTES , WISHES, PRAYERS
v “In His infinite mercy, Allah has
sent the light of Ramadan to erase the night. He has sent the month of the Qur’an so that He might
elevate us and bring us from our isolation to His nearness.
Fasting men and fasting women, God has prepared forgiveness and a splendid wage.
Ramadan is a BOOT CAMP for the Muslim body and soul. In this Holy month, make everyday count.”
v The Prophet Muhammad Peace be upon him said:
“Whatever is prayed for at the time Of breaking the fast is granted and never refused.”
v“He who gives iftar to another fasting person shall earn reward equivalent to a fasting man without detracting from the reward of the latter” (Nisai and Tirmidhi)
v With regard to the hadeeth, “Whoever gives food to a fasting person to break his fast will have a reward like his without detracting from his reward in the slightest,”
v Prophet Mohammed ﷺ “when one of you is fasting, he should break his fast with dates, but if he cannot get any, then he should break his fast with water as that is very purifying.”