Ramadan 2023 Start Date in India, Timetable, Countdown, When Is Ramadan 2023, Calendar, Roza Start Date, What is Ramadan? How long do Muslims fast?
Ramadan is a very important occasion for many people. It is expected that the starting date of Ramadan 2023 will be Wednesday 22 March. It is considered the first celebration and the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. Ramadan has four weeks of fasting. It is one of the most important days in the Muslim calendar.
In the month of Ramadan, maximum Muslims fast and show their spiritual level and dedication to God. In the fasting procedure, people restrict themselves from eating, drinking, smoking, etc. It is expected that the Eid ul Fitr may fall on Friday, April 21, 2023. The dates will only be confirmed when the occasion will be coming closer. Ramadan lasts for around 30 days and ends on Eid al-Fitr. The occasion can be wished for by saying Ramadan Mubarak’ and ‘Ramadan Kareem’.
Ramadan 2023 Overview
|Name of the article
|Wednesday 22 March
|Friday 21 April
|Monday 17 April
|Saturday 22 April
How Long do Muslims Fast?
All Muslims fast during sunlight hours and restrict themselves from eating. Most people consume a lot of food before sunrise and that is known as ‘suhoor’. Many Muslims also consume food after sunset which is called ‘Iftar’.
Eid al-Fitr means the ‘Festival of Breaking the Fast’, and it is one of the most celebrated festivals in Islam. Special prayers are offered on this day. People celebrate this day by giving gifts to kids and spending time with their near and dear ones. Eid al-Fitr is celebrated maximum all parts of the country and is a religious holiday for Muslims.
Zakat al-Fitr is a charitable contribution of food that should be given before the end of Ramadan. People can give Zakat al-Fitr at any time during Ramadan month.
Ramadan Celebration in India
In India, many places are there where people can go and enjoy food during Ramadan. Muslim people go to the mosque and offer prayers. On this occasion, people pray and ask for blessings from God. During the month of Ramadan, people keep fast for the whole day for a month. Fasting means avoiding eating, drinking, etc for the entire day. Every Muslim individual tries to keep fast for a long time except those who have health issues.
At the time of Ramadan, people get up early in the morning that is before sunrise, take bath and after that, they consume food from the first day. The food that is consumed is dates, and milk, which will give energy to the in a whole day. Muslims even don’t drink water throughout the day. The fast end in the evening at sunset. The morning meal is called Sehri and the evening meal is known as Iftar. Generally, the evening meal is consumed by family and dear ones. The evening food includes a lot of delicious dishes like kebabs, biryanis, haleem, shorbas, etc.