The holy month of Ramadan is a spiritual time for Muslims to come together, and act on a practice of fasting from dawn to sunset. This month long fasting is an observing and reflection for the Muslims who want to improve and and increase their devotion to the religious readings of the Quran.


While fasting, there are a list of restrictions for the people who are celebrating this Islamic month of Ramadan. Muslims must abstain from consuming any kind of food, drinking liquids, smoking, and other physical needs. These following regulations and rules do not apply to all Muslims who are celebrating the holy month. The practice of fasting is not recommended for those struggling with sickness, pregnancy, and chronic health problems.

This holy period means more than a month of not eating, but a spiritual month of re-evaluating one’s lives through cleanse and worship. In addition, Muslims engage in more prayer, and commit themselves and their soul to focus on the worship of God.

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Before sunrise and after sunset, those who are participating in Ramadan are recommended to eat and drink.

While many of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims (Stats source:, from Cape Town to Istanbul to Beijing, Muslims everywhere will unite together to celebrate the end of Ramadan. With the ending of Ramadan drawing near this week, a three day celebration of breaking fast is joined together with prayer. Eid-ul-Fitr, (The Feast of Breaking the Fast) is this symbolic and holy celebration for uniting Muslims together to conclude the holy month of Ramadan.

Send special Ramadan video greetings and ecards to your friends and family, wishing and blessing them with all riches and happiness throughout their life.