Ramadan Starts on May 17th in Most Muslim Nations

Ramadan Starts on May 17th in Most Muslim Nations

Fasting from dawn until sunset in Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam and is aimed to help teach Muslims self-discipline, self-restraint and generosity. It's seen as a way to physically and spiritually detoxify by kicking impulses like morning coffee, smoking and midday snacking.

Along with abstaining from consuming and consuming, Muslims additionally improve restraint, akin to abstaining from sexual relations.

ISGOC, 3815 N. Saint Claire in Oklahoma City, will host "Revealing Ramadan - A Look In on the Muslim Month of Fasting", 6-8 p.m. There are exceptions to fasting for children, the elderly, the sick, women who are pregnant, nursing or menstruating, and people travelling. This Ramadan comes amidst true humanitarian tragedies that those several Muslim countries with wars, divide and conflict violating the spirit of the message of peace, gatherers, unity, love and coexistence. It is the annual observance of a strict fast that dates as per the lunar Islamic Calendar. This is also an opportunity to educate others about Islam from the perspective of a Muslim.

And another go-to choice, especially for her pre-dawn meal or suhoor?

· Excess salt causes extreme thirst during the day - experts say that meals with high salt are not ideal to eat during night time hours because they can cause thirstiness during the day and is best to be avoided. "The council hereby enjoins the Muslims all over the Country to be on the lookout for the announcement of His Eminence, the President-General of NSCIA, on the commencement of the 1439 AH Ramadan fast", Shehu said. Often, restaurants shutter their doors during the day.

The UAE government has reduced working hours for the public and private sector for the holy month of Ramadan.


OCC represents and advocates for ministry among 16 different denominations in the state, with more than 1,200 local congregations representing between 600,000 and 700,000 Oklahoma Christians, according to OCC figures from last October. In Ramadan, Allah is close to us because we are also close to Him.

The end of Ramadan is marked by intense worship as Muslims seek to have their prayers answered during "Laylat al-Qadr" or "the Night of Destiny".

Ramadan is the holiest month in the Muslim calendar, it is the month in which Prophet Mohammad started receiving revelations from God.

It's that time of year again!

The month-long fasting ends with Id-ul-Fitr, celebrated in the Muslim community.

What are the timings for Sehr and Iftar timings for May 15?

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