What do you say at the start of Ramadan?
Typically, the start of the month is welcomed with greetings such as “Ramadan mubarak!”
On the last day of Ramadan, which is Eid-al-fitr, the greeting changes to “Eid Mubarak.”
The last day of Ramadan in 2020 will be 23 May.
What is Ramadan?
It celebrates the first time the Koran was revealed to Muhammad, according to Islamic belief.
Fasting is only obligatory for healthy adult Muslims, anyone who is suffering from an illness, travelling, elderly, pregnant, breastfeeding, diabetic, chronically ill or menstruating are exempt from the practice.
The fasting period, during which Muslims are not allowed to eat or drink, is from dawn to sunset and Muslims engage in increased prayer activity.
Muslims often try and practice an increased self-discipline during the month of Ramadan.
In 2018 it starts on the evening of May 15 and ends in the evening of June 14.
Ramadan Kareem Quotes
“Whoever fasts in the month of Ramadan out of sincere faith, and hoping for a reward from Allah, then all his previous sins will be forgiven.” – Sahih Bukhari
“When the month of Ramadan starts, the gates of the heaven are opened and the gates of Hell are closed and the devils are chained.” – Sahih Bukhari
“Fasting is the shield, it will protect you from the hellfire and prevent you from sins.” – Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
“He has left his food, Drink, and desires for my sake, The fast is for me, So I will reward (The fasting person) for it and the reward of good deeds is multiplied ten times” – Sahih Al Bukhari
Ramadan is knocking at our door with holding all its blessings, grace, mercy and forgiveness; and calling all the true Muslims to perform their devotions.
Let dedicate your soul, mind and body for the devotion of the holy month of Ramadan and be blessed with maximum benefits.
Ramadan is the month of blessings for the Muslim society which is the opportunity to nourish all the seeds of their good deeds.
Let’s not change ourselves only for the holy month of Ramadan, but reform ourselves to devote for Allah till the death comes.
Though you cannot perform all the rituals perfectly during Ramadan, Allah will not see that perfectness, but the dedication you hold in your heart. Keep on trying.
Ramadan brings good news to all the true Muslims who have fear for their Lord in their hearts. So count every single day to be the better Muslim.
Your fast, prayer and dedication for Allah during Ramadan are the shield that will work for you in the life hereafter and protect you from the hellfire.