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16 May 2018, 01:10 | Glen Norman
Ramadan 2018 At sunset families gather to break the fast with a meal known as Iftar
Danial said the date for the beginning of the fast nationwide was set in accordance with a decree by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong after acquiring the consent of the country's rulers. Ramadan is a Month where Muslims practice increased Self-discipline whiles they fast and. Shabir said: "One of best things about being in this country especially during the holy month of Ramadan is that working hours are reduced". It's seen as a way to physically and spiritually detoxify by kicking impulses like morning coffee, smoking and midday snacking. It is recommended to avoid gargling and just rinse mouth to avoid drinking water accidentally. Couples must abstain from sexual intercourse during the day, and Muslims should not engage in road rage, cursing, fighting or gossiping.
The others are the profession of faith ("there is no God but God and Mohammed is his messenger"), the obligation to pray five times a day, charity, and the pilgrimage to Mecca. Lauran and Haseeb will be cooking a kosher meal for us, and together we will break the fast with new friends and conversation. Iftar, breaking of the fast for students and families, will be arranged at the Masjid daily. This will be the third year RMCC has held the event, Fehmi said.
Across the Arab world, juices made from apricots are a staple at Ramadan iftars.
During Ramadan, Muslims wake up well before dawn to eat the pre-dawn meal or sehri.
"Ramadan is a time of self-reflection meant to deepen one's spiritual growth and renew a sense of appreciation for the many blessings God provides". Those with medical conditions or women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or menstruating are exempt from fasting.
"But yet, those differences [have] not changed the nature of Ramadan that's being observed in Iran".
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. Often, restaurants shutter their doors during the day.
"For housewife Shabeen Yusuf and husband Abdul Mukeet Shahabuddin, Ramadan is a month of worship and remembrance of Allah and that's what they aim to dedicate it to". In Pakistan, live game shows give away gifts promoting their sponsors.
During Ramadan, Muslims may also read the whole Quran, while some choose to perform extra prayers in the evening called tarawih. At this time of year, some television stations broadcast advertisements that bring attention to Muslims as an important part of United States society.
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