Fasting is meant to allow Muslims to seek nearness and to look for forgiveness from God, to express their gratitude to and dependence on him, atone for their past sins, and to remind them of the needy.
Ramadan fast culminates with the festive occasion of Eid il Fitr, during which Muslims would stage congregations to pray, celebrate successful observance and other festivities with religious fervor in gratitude to Allah (S.W.T.).
Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam, which also include declaration of faith, prayer, charity and pilgrimage to Mecca, Fields said. The month of Ramadan is celebrated by observing complete fast which begins with Sehri before the sunrise and is broken with Iftari at sunset. People who suffer from any illness, or those who are travelling, elderly people, pregnant women and those going through their menstrual cycle are barred from keeping a fast.
The Abu Dhabi airline is continuing its regular food and beverage offerings throughout the holy month, but is also serving Ramadan snacks and drinks.
Clerics of Pakistan's Moon Sighting Committee search the sky with a telescope for the new moon that signals the start of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, in Karachi, Sunday, May 5, 2019.
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At sunset, when it's time to mark the end of the daylong fast, families and friends gather for an evening meal known as "iftar".
In North Sumatra, locals including children wearing traditional dress chanted prayers as they held a torch-lit procession to make the start of Ramadan.
Crew members are ready to hand out iftar bags to passengers when the time comes to break the daily fast.
He described Ramadan as a period of devotion, obedience and spiritual rebirth, urging the faithful to commit themselves to prayers for peace, security and stability of Nigeria.
This year, Ramadan ends on June 4, 2019.
"Ramadan Mubarak to all my Muslim brothers and sisters", Ozil posted.