End of Ramadan 2017 When is Eid al-Fitr 2017 Date: The holy month of Ramadan is one of the most important events in the Islamic calendar of Muslims. It is believed to be one of the five pillars of Islam, the religion of Muslim community. It is believed that the holy book of Quran was revealed to the Prophet Mohammed. (check: Happy Independence Day Quotes.)
According to the Islamic calendar, Ramzan is the 9th ninth month. Their calendar is based on the lunar moves. This month involves a strict fasting rule which they have to follow. It also includes prayers and recitation of the Quran. It ends with the Eid ul-Fitr 2017. The dates of Ramadan and Eid alFitr changes every year.
End of Ramadan 2017 When is Eid al-Fitr 2017
Due to following a lunar calendar, the dates for Ramadan (Ramzan) and all Eids like Eid ul-Fitr and Eid ul-Adha (Eid al-Adha / BakraEid / Bakrid) change every year. The Gregorian calendar follows the movement of the Sun while the Islamic calendar follows the lunar movements.
The American-Muslims are going to celebrate the Eid, i.e., the end of Ramadan on June 24, 2017, Wednesday as per the expectations of the moon sightings. This date has been fixed by the Fiqh Council of North America (FCNA) by astronomical calculation as an acceptable Shar’i method.
USA, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Mexico, Egypt, Germany, France, Italy will celebrate it on June 24 while the United Kingdom and Norway will observe it on June 25.
India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh are likely to observe it on June 26, 2017.
All the dates vary every year.
What is iftar?
Iftaar is a small get together a party where families and friends meet after the setting of Sun. After the sundown, they break their fast and enjoy the food. Iftaar literally means ‘breakfast.’ There are also some mealtimes at mosques, charity iftars, and rushes on halal restaurants.
Who is exempt from fasting?
There are some exemptions to which some people can resist themselves from fasting such as senior citizens, pregnant women, and diabetes patients. They can skip fasting in Ramadan.
Moreover, children are also not expected to fast. However, they join their parents occasionally on half -fasts. Muslims Athletes can take a pass, but still, it remains a personal choice.
When does Ramadan start and end?
This year, Ramzan started on May 26 and will end on June 24. According to the Islamic Calendar, the holidays of Muslims start at the sunset of the previous day.
Eid ul-Fitr is a 5-day weekend in regions of Pakistan and Oman, which will start from July 5. Most of the Muslims countries will observe it on Wednesday which means the end of Ramadan 2017.
What happens at the end of Ramzan (Eid al-Fitr 2017)?
Ramadan end means the start of Eid ul-Fitr which is one of the two most celebrated holidays of Islam. On this day, people of the Muslim community gather in a mosque to offer prayers with family or friends and then wish one another Eid Mubarak or Blessed Eid.
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