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What is Ramadan?

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar.
in the ninth month the night of power took place.
Muslims do not eat or drink during daylight hours bit will break their feast by eating dates.


Which of the Five Pillars of Islam are done during Ramadan?

Sawm- which is the fasting between dawn and dusk
and Zakat which is the donation of money to charities


What is Eid-al-Fitur / Id-al-Fitr?

Known as Eid it is the festival at the end of Ramadan and ends the fasting month.


What is Eid-al-Adha / Id-ul-Adha?

it is the end of the period of hajj and makes Muslims think of the tests that Allah puts for them in life.