Ramadan is the most sacred month of the year for Muslims, When the month of Ramadan starts, the gates of heaven are opened and the gates of hell are closed and the devils are chained.Muslims believe it was during this month that God revealed the first verses of the Quran. Here are some quick facts about Ramadan:
1 – Ramadan is the month in which the Holy Qur’an was revealed to Prophet Mohammed
2- During Ramadan, Muslims around the world fast every day from sunrise to sunset. Young children, pregnant women, women during their menstrual cycle, nursing mothers, the elderly, or people with health problems are not expected to fast.
3- Fasting is not just a solemn act of worship or just a commandment that God commanded to Muslims in order to suffer from hunger and thirst, but it is an act of worship that helps a person to control himself, overcome desires, and learn patience and feeling for others.
4- In the month of Ramadan there is Qadr Night, which all Muslims await in the last ten days of Ramadan.
5- Fasting is the fourth pillar of Islam.
6- When a Muslim fasts the entire month of Ramadan with a hasty breakfast, a delay in Suhoor, and moderation in eating, the body begins to burn excess fat in the body.
7- Fasting helps in strengthening the immune system in the body.
8- Ramadan begins during the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, when the birth of the crescent moon can be seen.
9- Before Ramadan ends, adults who get more food than they need must pay Zakat al-Fitr – a contribution to support people in need of at least £5/US$7 per person.
10- On the last day of Ramadan, i.e. Eid al-Fitr, the greeting is Eid Mubarak.