When the month of Ramadan starts, the gates of heaven are Opened and the gates of hell are closed and the devils are chained It, is the ninth month of Islamic Calendar. In this month the Muslims of whole world fast from sunrise to sunset. They refrain from Rice, drinking etc. Ramadan is a time for Muslims to fast for the sake of God and to offer more prayer than usual. During Ramadan, Muslims ask forgiveness for past sins, pray for guidance and help in refraining from everyday evils, and try to purify themselves through self-restraint and good deeds. The month has thirty days.
The first ten days are days of mercy in these ten days the Allah says “Worship as much as possible. If you worship more, the more mercy will fall on you.
In the 2nd ten days God forgives so, in these ten days all Muslims pray for forgiveness as much as possible.
In the 3rd ten days Allah saves from the torment of Hell so, all Muslims Pray to Allah save us from torment of Hell.
During this month, Muslims get up at night to eat suhoour, fast all day, and break their fast in the evening. Then this is repeated every day. All Muslims spend their much time in prayers and always prayers to Allah for good faith and many people pay Zakat to the poor during this month. Ramadan was the month in which the first verses of the Qur’an were said to be revealed to the Islamic Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). That was during a night that Muslims call Laylat al-Qadr (the night of decree or measures.) The night is believed to be one of the 10 last days of the month. Laylat al qadar is considered as a jewel night for Muslims the night is precious for us it is better than thousand days in this Night all Muslims spend their time in prayers and Tilawatei Quran. As holy Quran was revealed in this night so, most of the Muslims recite holy Quran during this night. During this month some people distribute food in mosques.
In the last ten days, I’tikaf is observed in mosques. By doing I’tikaaf, Allah forgives all sins.
Eid comes after the end of Ramadan. It is haraam to fast on the day of Eid. On the day of Eid, people go to the place of Eid and offer Eid prayers and ask Allah for many good prayers.
Ramadan is gift from Allah an Opportunity for Muslims to memorize holy Quran.