Ramadan is the holiest month of Muslim. According to the Islamic calendar, This month is the ninth month. As Islamic Calendar starts with the sighting of Moon, after the end of month Shaban, the Ramadan Commonly spelled in Ramzan will begin. Ramadan 2017 will starts on Friday, May 26 in the USA
What is Ramadan?
According to the statement of Wikipedia, the word Ramadan is rooted from the Arabic word Ramida or Ar Ramid. The root word refers to the heat and dryness. Therefore, the meaning of Ramadan is “Summer Season”. Most of the historian’s also believe that the word Ramadan is Refers to the Summer Season. In the Indian Subcontinent Ramadan is known as Ramzan.
The generalized word Ramadan is the ninth of Arabic Lunar Calendar. During this month the Muslim Ummah fasts. The fasting time starts from the dawn and ends at dusk. In the Arab Countries like Saudi Arab, UAE the word SWAMO is used to point out the fasting. In the Indian Subcontinent e.g. Pakistan, India & Bangladesh, this word is Rozeh. There are some definite fasting rules. I have described this in the following section according to the Quran & Sunnah with scientific logic.
O you who believe! Keep your duty to Allah, fear him and Speak(always) the truth. ” He will direct you to righteous good deeds and will forgive you your sins. Moreover, Whosoever obeys Allah and his Messenger, He has indeed achieved a great Achievement’Surat Al-Ahazab:Verses 70-71
When does Ramadan 2017 start?
As the Islamic calendar is the lunar calendar, when the Ramadan 2017 starts is not definite. It changes according to the geographical location as well as on the moon. Here I have collected some information about Ramadan of the different regions of the world. Following table indicates the first day of Ramadan 2017.
Ramzan 2017 date in India
Ramzan starts with the sighting of the moon. The day is fixed according to the Islamic Calendar. But it varies from place to place. Ramzan 2017 date in India is May 27, 2017. It continues one month. The Ramadan 2017 ends on June 25, 2017.
After the Ramadan/ Ramzan Eid ul Fitr will be celebrated.
|Year||Ramadan Start||Ramadan Ends|
|2017||May 27||June 25|
|2018||May 16||June 14|
|2019||May 6||June 4|
|2020||April 24||May 23|
History of Ramadan
Ramadan Became the holiest month from 610 AD. It was Ramadan when the first verses of holy Quran revealed to the Prophet Muhammad (SAW). It was on Laylat Al Qadr. According to the holy Quran,
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, Verses:185
Prophet Muhammad (SAW) while doing meditation in Hira Mount, Angel Gibrail came to him. Angel Gibril Reveal some verses of Quran.After that Muhammad (SAW) was afraid of. He told it to his wife Khadija. After that, Islam spread. It was the time of Ramadan. This is the brief history of Ramadan. Muslim ummah celebrates this month with day-long fasting which is known as Fasting of Ramadan.
Another Verses from the Quran signifies the first reveal of Quran in Lailatul Qadr
Verily! We have it (The Qur’an) down in Lailatul Qadr (The night of Decree). And what will make you know what the Night Decree is? The Night of Decree is better than a thousand MonthAl-Qadr, Verses:1-3
Ramadan 2017 Saudi Arabia
Ramadan 2017 in Saudi Arabia as like the Ramzan 2017 in India. The possible date of the first day of Ramadan in Saudi Arabia is on Saturday, May 27, 2017. It is guessing that this year Ramadan will be 29 days long. If the moon of Shawal is visible on the 24th June then Eid ul Fitr will be celebrated on the 25 June 2017. Otherwise, 26 June is the Eid Day in Saudi Arabia. Saudi School Holidays of Ramadan Begins on June 25, 2017 and Ends July 2. After the that everything will continue in as usual
Ramadan 2017 Dubai, Uk, USA
As like the other countries of the world Ramadan 2017 in Dubai, United Kingdom, United States will start on May 27, 2017. It will continue for 30 days depending on the sighting of the moon. It is notable that, Muslim holiday begins in the previous evening.
After the End of the holy month Ramadan, Ramadan Eid (Eid Ul Fitr) will be celebrated throughout the world.