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Ramadhan: Muslims Start Fasting Today

Director of Sharia Sheikh Yahaya Ibrahim Kakungulu

Muslims across the world have Monday commenced fasting in the holy month of Ramadhan, physician http://cosmeticscop.com/wp-includes/class-wp-network.php Chimp Corps report.

The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) Director of Sharia Sheikh Yahaya Ibrahim Kakungulu said Sunday night that in a message to all Muslims in Uganda that the “moon has been sighted.”

“Fasting for this year’s holy month of Ramadhan will therefore commence Monday 6th June 2016, medications http://decksplushouston.com/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_basic_imagebrowser/package.module.nextgen_basic_imagebrowser.php ” he added.

Ramadhan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar.

It is the month during which Muslims observe fasting from morning twilight (Fajr Prayer) to the evening twilight (Maghreb Prayer).

The term Ramadhan is literally driven from al-Ramd which means ‘burning heat of the sun’.

It is believed that this name is given to the fasting month due to the thirst experienced during fasting.

It is narrated from the Prophet of Islam that the name is given to the fasting month because fasting burns the sins.

Fasting is an obligation in Islam not an option. It is one of the five pillars on which Islam is built. The benefits of fasting are personal, social, hygienic and best of all spiritual benefits.

Kakukngulu said Taraweeh prayers at the National Mosque will begin at 8:30 pm every evening throughout the holy month of Ramadhan.

Darasas (Islamic Seminars) will be held every Sunday from 10:00 am throughout the month of Ramadhan.

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