With around 1.6 Billion practitioners of the Islamic faith – it’s worth knowing a thing or two about this holy month.
Beginning this week an estimated 1.6 billion Muslims around the world will be observing their religion’s most sacred month – Ramadan.
This translates to a period of time spent reaffirming essential values and beliefs intrinsic to the Muslim faith.
Many outside of the religion may be aware of the no-eating-during-daylight part.
As a kid I recall marveling at the stoicism of my Muslim friends – unable to comprehend how they were so committed to what seemed to be such an arduous task.
If this sounds familiar the info below should help enlighten you on several other interesting aspects of this holy time experienced by so many.