Ramadan also known as Ramazan in 2013 will start from July 9, 2013 Tuesday and will continue for 30 days till August 7, 2013. But in North America Ramadan in 2013 will be started a day later on July 10. The date of Ramadan may also vary from country to country depending on whether the moon has been sighted or not.
Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and the month in which Muslims believe the Quran was revealed. Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam and is known to be month of reflection and complete submission to Allah (God) in which fast are kept by the Muslims during the daylight hours from dawn to sunset.
Ramadan 2013 Date and Timings
Points to Mind in Ramadan 2013
Ramadan is recognized to be the month in which the first verses of the holy Quran were revealed to the Islamic prophet, Muhammad.
- Eating and drinking is prohibited from sunrise to sunset.
- Breaking the fast is called “Iftar.”
- Family bonding time is cherished and looked forward to in the month of Ramadan.
Eid Al-Fatur is the day that follows the last day of Ramadan.