Ramadan is the most consecrated month of the year for Muslims. The Prophet Mohammed allegedly said, “When the period of Ramazan begins, the entryways of paradise are opened and the doors of hell are shut and the fallen angels are fastened”. Ramadan is important because it is a pillar of Islam. Ramadan is important because it teaches us patience, sacrifice, self discipline and sympathy.
Quran Revealed In Ramadan
During this holy month, God revealed the verses of the Quran. Islam’s sacrosanct content, to Mohammed, on a night known as “The Night of Power” (or Laylat al-Qadr in Arabic). During the whole month of Ramadan, Muslims quick consistently from first light to nightfall.
Ramadan Brings Happiness
It’s a period of festivity and bliss, to be gone through with friends and family. Toward the finish of Ramadan there’s a major three-day festivity called Eid al-Fitr, or the Festival of the Breaking of the Fast. It’s sort of like the Muslim variant of Christmas, as in it’s a strict occasion where everybody meets up for enormous suppers with loved ones, trades presents, and by and large has a flawless time. Despite the difficulty of fasting for an entire month, most Muslims (myself included) really anticipate Ramadan and are somewhat dismal when it’s finished.
Ramadan Teaches Self Discipline
There’s simply something truly uncommon about realizing that huge number of your kindred Muslims around the planet are encountering a similar food cravings, dry mouth, and mixed up spells that you are, and that we’re all in it together. All Muslims are needed to participate each year. However there are exceptional administrations for the individuals who are sick, pregnant or nursing, discharging, or voyaging, and for small kids and the old.
Ramadan Teaches us Patience
During Ramadan, Muslims go without eating any food, drinking any fluids, smoking cigarettes, and taking part in any sexual movement, from sunrise to dusk. That incorporates taking drug (regardless of whether you swallow a pill dry, without drinking any water). Biting gum is additionally restricted (however I didn’t locate that one out until partially through my first Ramadan in the wake of changing over — uh oh).
Doing any of those things “negates” your quick for the afternoon, and you simply begin once again the following day. To compensate for quite a long time you didn’t quick, you can either quick later in the year (either at the same time or a day to a great extent) or give a dinner to a destitute individual for every day you missed.
Muslims are additionally expected to attempt to control negative contemplations and feelings like desire and outrage, and considerably lesser things like swearing, griping, and tattling, during the month. A few people may likewise decide to surrender or restrict exercises like tuning in to music and staring at the TV, regularly for tuning in to recitations of the Quran.