Cornell University

Ramadan Begins (Muslim)

Friday, May 26, 2017

Religious holiday

9th month on Islamic calendar, devoted fasting from first light to sunset. In this month, the Prophet MuhammadÕs reception of the divine revelation the Qur`an, is commemorated. It is the holiest period of the Islamic Year. The start date is set either by following Saudi practice of by moonsighting.

Recent Activity