July 24, 2011

*** RaMaDhaN MeanS ***

What is Ramadhan?
Ramadhan is the 9th month according to the Islamic calendar, holiest month in the Islamic calendar. Around the world, Ramadhan 2011 is also known as Ramadan 2011, Ramazan 2011, Ramzan 2011, Ramdan 2011, or Ramadaan 2011.
Ramadan 2011 is the Islamic month of fasting, in which Muslims around the world observe Puasa (Fasting) from dawn to sunset, which means that every day during this month, Muslims spend the daylight hours in a complete fast, refraining from eating, drinking, that is in excess or ill-natured. Because of that, Ramadhan 2011 is also referred to as Fasting Month 2011, or Puasa 2011.

When is Ramadhan 2011?
Ramadhan 2011 (Ramadan 2011) is expected to start on Monday, 1st August 2011, and will end around Tuesday, 30th August 2011. Please note that the Ramadhan date is based on moon sighting, thus the exact date will be determined and announced by the Islamic authority on the day itself.
The day after Ramadhan 2011 will be celebrated as the Eid 2011, or referred to different names according to local languages, such as Lebaran 2011, Idul Fitri 2011, Hari Raya 2011, or Hari Raya Puasa 2011 in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei.
Happy Ramadhan 2011 ! Happy Ramadan 2011 ! Happy Fasting 2011 !

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