When is Ramadan in Canada?
InshaALLAH, In Canada, first day of Ramadan 2017 will begin from 27th May as the moon crescent of Ramadan month can be seen easily across Canada on the evening of May 26th, 2017. Ramadan 2017 will potentially have 30 fasts and the last day of Ramadan will be on 24th July 2017(ISNA Canada has NOT YET confirmed these dates)
Ramadan Calendar 2017 Canada With Suhoor & Iftar TimesCalculation Method: North America
When Does Ramadan Start and End in CanadaCanadian people follow Toronto Hilal Committee and, FCNA/ISNA (Fiqh Council of North America/Islamic Society of North America) for the the announcement of first day of Ramadan and for last day as well. If weather remains clear, first day starts with visibility of Ramadan moon on the last day of Shaban; which either has 29 days or maximum of 30 days. And Ramadan mark its end when its complete its 30 days or the moon of Shawwal becomes visible on 29th day of Ramadan.
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About Ramadan MonthRamadan is the ninth month of Islamic calendar, known for being the month in which Muslims practice the fast on daily basis from Dawn until the sun sets. Islam is the 2nd largest religion of Canada after Christianity, having 1.1 million muslims which makes 3.5% of the entire Canada population.
You might have seen in a particular timeframe all the Muslims fast all day and perform all the rituals so intensely. Well, it is done in the month of Ramadan- known as the month of the prayer, fasting, great feats and high time to faithful closer to God for the Muslims. This is the holiest and the very popular Islamic month for all the Muslims and they always make sure to follow all the rituals and just remember God all the time by praying and fasting.
It doesn’t belong to a particular location, even the Muslims of all around the world observe the month of fasting to recall and show respect for the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad. We all can easily see their dedication and believes on God, thus, fast for a whole month – 29-30 days based on the crescent moon and its sight.
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Reason behind of the fast in Ramadan month is considered that is all about to get an honest closer to God and pray day and night for everybody’s happiness and peace. In the same month along with others, Muslims make sure to do everything to help the needy people, thus, often donate to the charities and needy people around as well as feed the poor people. Fasting is something very important in the same month as it shows great love and respect for the God and considered the only way to physically and spiritually connected with the god. Not only this, Muslims believe that it is a form of process which helps in eliminating all the bad habits and thinking, including- tea, smoking, alcohol and food throughout the day. Moreover, their every part of the bodies, along with their tongues just act smartly and restraint all evil thoughts, backbiting, and other awful things from their lives.