1st Ramazan On Tuesday 2nd August , 2011, in Pakistan Iran and Other Parts of the World.
JNN 01 August 2011 : The fasting month of Ramadan begins in Pakistan , Iran and other parts of the world on Tuesday . As per Pakistan’s Roat e Hilal Committee’s Chairman Mufti Muneeb ur Rehman , as the crescent moon was spotted in different cities of Pakistan , So the 1st Ramzan will be observed on Tuesday 2nd August , 2011in Pakistan.
In a statement issued,By the office declared Monday as the last day of the lunar month of Sha’ban as it was not possible to see the crescent on Sunday.
It called on Muslims who want to be blessed furthermore to fast on Monday as for the last day of the month of Sha’ban.
Muslims begin Ramadan based on the physical sighting of the moon by the naked eye which is usually confirmed by religious authorities.
Fasting is intended to teach Muslims about faith, spirituality, self-accountability and self-restraint
Muslims in Pakistan , Iran , and other countries around the world are preparing to welcome Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, when they fast from dawn to dusk.
Fasting is intended to teach Muslims about faith, spirituality, self-accountability and self-restraint.
Apart from strengthening the willpower and developing one’s appreciation of values such as patience and humility, fasting improves eating habits.
Iranians welcome the holy month of Ramadan with special ceremonies such as cleaning religious centers and mosques, since they are packed with fasting Muslims who try to spend their time praying and getting closer to God.
Muslims begin Ramadan based on the physical sighting of the moon which is usually confirmed by religious authorities.
In some Muslim countries working hours are changed during Ramadan so that fasting believers can get more time for attending religious ceremonies and practicing self-restraint.
Muslims believe Ramadan to be an auspicious month for the revelations of God to humankind, being the month in which the first verses of the holy Qur’an were revealed to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).