Did You Know? Countdown to Ramadan (07/26)

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

July 26 : 06 days to Ramadan*

Did you know that the Muslim faith began in what is today Saudi Arabia in 570 CE?

That is when the faith’s prophet, Muhammad, received his first prophecy from G-d (known by Muslims as Allah) at the age of 40.

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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One Response to “Did You Know? Countdown to Ramadan (07/26)”

  1. Paul Says:

    Mohammed was BORN in 570. He says he started receiving the Koran in 610.

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