For the upcoming Holy Month of Ramadan in 2024, careful calculations are being made under the direction of Chairman Ibrahim Al Jarwan of the Emirates Astronomy Society. These calculations predict that Ramadan, the holiest month for Muslims around the world, will start in the second week of March 2024. The sighting of the crescent moon, a momentous event that establishes the start of this sacred season of fasting and thought, defines the precise day for Ramadan to begin.
According to astronomical predictions, on March 12, 2024, the dawn will bring about the start of the essential Ramadan discipline of fasting. In order to cultivate self-control, appreciation, and compassion for the less fortunate, throughout this holy month, food and drink are to be avoided from dawn until dark. Muslims start their fast before the call to Fajr (morning prayer), and they end it when the call to Maghrib (dusk prayer) is made.
Ramadan’s spiritual importance cannot be understated. It serves as a fulcrum for the Islamic lunar calendar, designating the ninth month. Ramadan is observed by millions of Muslims around the world through fasting, fervent prayer, and charitable deeds. The month fosters deep spirituality, group harmony, and a closer relationship with God.
Work and school schedules are modified during Ramadan to accommodate the community’s devotion to spiritual upliftment. Increased dedication is evident during this period, with people spending more time praying and studying the Holy Quran. Muslims fast during the day in the United Arab Emirates, and work and school schedules are modified. This infuses the country with a spiritual ambiance.
The celebration of Eid Al Fitr, which is expected to take place on April 10, 2024, begins as soon as Ramadan comes to an end. A special morning prayer, a joyful dinner, the charitable deed known as Zakat Al Fitr, and the sharing of sweets all serve to commemorate this happy occasion. Muslim anticipation for Ramadan 2024 is met with reverence, solidarity, and a dedication to embracing the essence of this sacred month as Muslims get ready to embark on this spiritual journey, they look forward to Ramadan 2024 with reverence, unity, and a dedication to embrace the true spirit of this auspicious month. This anticipation is led by Chairman Ibrahim Al Jarwan’s competence.