Ramadan 2017: “It is believed that the Quran was first revealed to Muhammad during the month of Ramadan”. The name Ramadan is derived from the Arabic word ‘ramida’ or ‘ar-ramad’, which means heat and dryness, especially the ground. Muslims are very much joyful to celebrate Ramadan 2017, but everyone is in a dilemma When is Eid 2017?
This year Muslims across the world are going to celebrate on June 26 (Monday). The historical records show that first revelation was sent down on ‘Laylat al-Qadr (The Night of Power) is one of the five odd nights of the last ten days of Ramadan. Now, the Date of Eid-ul-Fitr is coming soon. It will fall on the evening of June 25 depending on the sighting of the crescent moon or Shawwal Moon.
What is IFtar and Sehr ?
Fasting is the one the five pillars of Islamic, Muslims must abstain from food, drink, smoking and marital relationships and also avoid all immoral and sinful behaviour between dawn and dusk. The morning time (Sehr) starts from 4 AM and evening (Iftar) will be around at 6:50 PM.
Eid (Festival) is most important, and the five pillars of Islam are Shahada (Faith), Salat (Prayer), Zakat (Charity), Sawm (Fasting) and Hajji (Mecca). Check the Ramazan 2017 Date and start celebrating the day with most precious prayers. Usually, Muslims gather at one fine place, wear new clothes and do Salat al-Eid prayer and then first-day breakfast of the Ramadan.
Later, everyone wishes each other and exchange gifts with love. The Islamic Calendar is based on the lunar cycle. The month of Ramazan is the ninth month and begins with a combination of a sighting of the new moon and astronomical calculation. Every year, it falls before one month, for example, last year it is in the month of July, and now it falls on the month of June 2017.
Everyone is searching to know When is Ramadan in 2017? It is on June 26. Ramadan 2017 is a month of discipline, self-control, and patience and to inculcating good behavior. Eid-al-Fitr is the important festival (Muslims Holiday), which is the holiest month in the Islamic Calendar. Finally, may this year bring you all a happy life and more gifts.
Eid Mubarak – Asalamwalaikum
Ramadan/ Ramazan started on Saturday, May 27, 2017, and is expected to end on June 24, 2017.
The fast is broken with the celebrations of Eid al-Fitr, which is set to take place on June 25, 2017, as the next month (Shawwal) begins.
When is moon sighting expected?
Eid al-Fitr is expected to fall on Sunday (June 25) in Europe because astronomers have calculated the new moon will be born on Saturday night.
Saudi Arabia and other countries that started observing the fasting month on May 27 will also look out for the Eid moon on Saturday evening.
If the moon is sighted, the first day of Eid al-Fitr will fall on Sunday. If not, Eid al-Fitr will be celebrated on Monday.
Many countries like Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Syria, Iraq, Egypt and others are celebrating Eid al-Fitr on Sunday. But the Asian countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia are likely to celebrate it on Monday.
The Government of India is likely to declare Eid holiday on June 26, Monday. Eid is celebrated during the first day of Shawaal.