When Ramadan begins 2018 is the biggest question of the year 2018. Every Muslim wants to know the answer to this simplest question. In the year 2018, the 9th Islamic holy month of Ramadan will start on the evening of Tuesday, 15 May and ends on the evening of Thursday, 14 June. This year Ramadan will continue for 30 days and will end on Thursday, the 14th of June. According to Muslim calendar this year Muslims will celebrate Ramadan on the sunset of 15th May 2018. The mentioned date is not the definite date yet because the precise date generally arrives after the sighting of the moon. Different countries have their own calendars so all the Muslim countries in the world don’t follow the similar date pattern of the Ramadan month arrival. Every year Ramadan starts with a difference of 10 or 11 days from last solar year.
The date on Gregorian calendar varies every year while the Ramadan is always on the same day of the Islamic calendar. Also, the date of Ramadan may vary from country to country depending on the weather conditions and on the moon has been sighted or not. Note that the above-mentioned dates are based on the Fiqh Council of North America and it may vary because these dates are not on the actual sighting of the moon with the naked eyes. Every Muslim wants to know when Ramadan begins 2018 because it is the most awaited month in the Muslim world. It is the 9th month of Islamic lunar calendar. Fasting of the Holy month of Ramadan is welcomed with great zeal and zest in all the Muslim world.
What to do when Ramadan Begins 2018?
The Islamic 9th month of Ramadan is the holiest one in the Islamic lunar calendar and it begins with all its social, moral and spiritual blessings. As it is clearly mentioned above that Ramadan is one of the most awaited months in the Muslim countries so when Ramadan begins 2018 in the Muslim world all Muslims of the world refrain from all food, drink, and other physical needs during the day. In the month of Ramadan, Muslims of all over the world observe the holy month by fasting during daylight hours. They perform nightly prayers with in addition to the daily mandatory prayers. Although this month is not just about how much you keep away yourself from the food and drinks. Actually, this month is all about how great you can refine your soul and refocus your devotion and attention to God. In fact, it is all about preparation of self-discipline and sacrifice. In the holy month of Ramadan Muslims act upon the Islamic guidance to reevaluate their lives. When Ramadan begins the gates of Paradise are opened and all Muslims of the world try to avail this golden opportunity.