In Islam, Ramadan is a holy month of fasting, introspection and prayer. More than 1.6 billion Muslims all over the world are celebrating this month. Join us. watch video.
Ramadan is a time to practice self-restraint and self-reflection. During Ramadan, Muslims fast from pre-dawn to sunset each day. We give up water, food, drinking, smoking and intimate relationships with spouses during the daylight hours. Click on country name to watch video
Ramadan is time for increased charity and generosity.Fasting is intended to bring the faithful closer to God and to remind them of those in the world who are hungry and less fortunate. ‘Whoever goes to bed while his neighbor is hungry is not a true believer,’ – Prophet Mohamed Click on country names to watch video.
With Islam being a widespread religion, it has blended itself with many of the local customs from region to region. This has given birth to several traditions celebrating Ramadan along with the unique flavors of each country. Click on country name to watch video.
Eid-al-Fitr is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. It marks the end of Ramadan. Many Muslims attend communal prayers, listen to a khutba (sermon) and give Zakat Alfitr (charity in the form of food). Click on country name to watch video.