With the sighting of the cresent moon tonight (depending where you live), Mulsims around the world will begin their observance of Ramadan.
Observed by more than one billion Muslims around the world, Ramadan is a month-long spiritual purification achieved through fasting, self-sacrifice and prayers.
Holidays on the Net is delighted to invite you to join our celebration of the Islamic holiday of Ramadan. The ninth month of the Islamic calendar, Ramadan is a time for spiritual purification through fasting, prayer and self-sacrifice.
Muslims around the world daily observe the fast of Ramadan from sunrise to sunset. Visit Ramadan on the Net to learn more about fasting and other traditions of Ramadan, such as the Eid ul-Fitr feast, which marks the conclusion of this holy month.
You can also learn more about Muslim terminology, such as the difference between Muslim and Islam or Sunni and Shiite. And discover why the weather affects the start of Ramadan. Then come test your knowledge with our Did You Know ? trivia quiz, highlighting facts and figures about the Islamic faith.
If you have young children at home, be sure to enjoy our Ramadan coloring pictures (perfect for homeschoolers!) And don’t forget to share some Internet greetings with your loved ones with our free Ramadan and Eid ul-Fitr e-cards.
Kul ‘am wa enta bi-khair! (May every year find you in good health!)
(This year, the first day of fasting in North America will begin on August 22nd)