Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar . In it, the Quran was revealed and received by the Prophet Muhammad (may Allah honour him and grant him peace). Ramadan is commonly known as the fasting month in which Muslims around the world refrain from eating and drinking from sunrise till sunset. One must also refrain from the consumption of all other earthly substances , such as tobacco or even negative thoughts . Individual verses from the Quran, a guidance for mankind, make a clear evidence of this: “Which one of you is not travelling, should fast throughout Ramadan”. Fasting during Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam , so it is a primary requirements for a Muslim.
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.
WHEN BEGINS AND ENDS RAMADAN?
Ramadan in 2017 will start insha´Allah on May 27th and end on June 25th with the Sugar Feast or Bayram (Eid-al-Fitr).