Did You Know? Countdown to Ramadan (07/25)

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About Ramadan &
the Islamic Faith

July 25 : 07 days to Ramadan*

Did you know that fasting during the month of Ramadan fulfills one of the five pillars of the Muslim faith?

The other pillars are: Testimony of faith, Prayer, Almsgiving, and Pilgrimage.

Observed by more than one billion Muslims around the world, the month of Ramadan is a time for spiritual purification achieved through fasting, self-sacrifice and prayers. We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to Ramadan!*

*Please Note: According to Fiqh Council of North America (FCNA) the first day of fasting in North America would be Monday, August 1, 2011. Elsewhere depends where you live.


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