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Ramadan 2012

What is Ramadan?

The ninth month of the Islamic calendar is called Ramadan.  During this month fasting occurs for all Islamic people around the world. Muslims will refrain from smoking, drinking, eating, and taking part in activities that are considered excessive or ill-natured. This occurs practice occurs from the dawn till the sunset. It’s supposed to teach a Muslim about spirituality, patience, and humility. The soul is said to be cleansed at this time because you’re giving attention to God and your practicing selflessness. Ramadan is also a time when prayer is done quite frequently.