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The month of Ramadan in which was revealed the Qur'an, a guidance for mankind and clear proofs for the guidance and the criterion (between right and wrong) Al-Baqarah 2:185

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Monday, August 1, 2011

MWA Member Rukhpar Mor: Ramadan Season 2011 - Day 1

Today was the first day of Ramadan. Out of the 12 months in the Islamic lunar calendar, Ramadan is when Muslims are supposed to fast. Fasts begin at sunrise and last until sunset. My family starts their day by waking up really early and then fueling themselves for the day ahead. After the morning prayer, everyone goes about their day as they normally would, but without eating or drinking. About an hour before sunset, preparation begins for Iftar, the time at which we break our fast.

People usually greet each other by saying Ramadan Mubarak or Ramadan Kareem. [Because of the recent events in the Middle East, many Egyptians are avoiding anything with the term Mubarak in it.] (Read More)


  1. Thank you habibty for sharing your Ramadan with us! Will stay tuned for more, insha'Allah! Ramadan Kareem!

  2. Alhamdulilah, that looks soooo delicious! Jazak'Allahu khair, sister!


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