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MUSLIMS’ HOLY MONTH OF RAMADAN BEGINS ROUND THE GLOBE

ramadanFor Muslims round the globe, Ramadan is the most significant period of the Muslim calendar. The month has started round the globe. During Ramadan, Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset and do not drink even water. When they break the fasts at sunset, there are more often than not feasts arranged at home. Even outside mosques and shops, at that hour one can see food stalls and vendors selling items that are a favourite of the season. Food items sold include fruits to bhajias and other spicy delicacies. The holy month of Ramadan requires all fasters to abstain from any evil action. The observation of this life style for a month is expected to inculcate itself in human beings in such a way that it remains there. Added to this, the month aims at instilling in people empathy towards the needy and will to donate a part of excess wealth in the form of food or clothes to people. Time and again, the medicinal purposes of Ramadan are also highlighted as doctors point out that Ramadan is the best way of releasing body toxins and fatty substances from the blood. There is definitely a lot more to the holy month than what meets the eye. Bureau report – NMTV News.

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