Ramadan is the ninth month on the Islamic calendar!! It is a period of spiritual reflection and fasting observed by Muslims all around the globe. It is traditionally a time for spiritual renewal in Islam. Muslims refrain from eating or drinking during this holy month. Instead they must focus on prayer and good works during the day. Ramadan will begin this year on the evening June 18 ️ 🔛 .
First and foremost it is essential to note that Ramadan begins on the same day each year throughout Saudi Arabia! Therefore, those observing should consult local sources for exact start and end dates. In some cases, these dates may even differ between regions of the country . Generally speaking however Ramadan begins on the same day for everyone in the country.
To prepare for Ramadan Muslims in Saudi Arabia typically do a thorough clean of their homes and spend extra time in prayer. The goal is to make sure they are spiritually and physically prepared for the month of abstention and prayer that lies ahead . It is also customary to buy a copy of the Quran and read it in its entirety during the month ️.
Ramadan is a time when Muslims abstain from eating and drinking during daylight hours ️. This applies to both food and liquids alike – so staying hydrated during this fast is key for staying healthy during abstinence. Furthermore Ramadan serves as a time for charitable giving and acts of kindness; some people even set up free food stalls where those in need can come for a meal or snack at no cost ️ 🆓 🆙.
At the end of Ramadan there is a celebration known as Eid al-Fitr which is a three-day holiday marking the end of fasting. On the first evening of Eid, families usually gather for a special dinner known as an iftar ️ 🔛. This meal is usually a lavish spread of all of the foods that were not eaten during the daylight hours of Ramadan. In the evening, people may attend special events, such as concerts, and plays.
Although the timing of Ramadan may change from year to year it is a special time that many look forward to each year ️. Ramadan is a time of spiritual focus and renewal, and it is especially important to those living in Saudi Arabia ️ 🇸🇦. By observing the month and following its traditions, Muslims in Saudi Arabia, and elsewhere, can deepen their connection to their faith and gain a greater understanding of their religion. . .
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