Malawi Muslims expect to start Ramadhan fasting

Muslims are today  expected to start fasting in the Holy  month of Ramadhan , spokesperson for the Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM) Sheikh Dinala Chabulika has confirmed in an interview.

Muslims at prayer

“This year, our calendar might end on Friday 26 May, marking the start of our ninth month on our Hijr calendar. The new moon might be sighted on Friday evening,” said Chabulika.

Ramadhan is the ninth month on the Islamic calendar whereby Muslims observe one of the pillars in the Islamic faith where they fast in the afternoon and also abstain from doing anything which is prohibited by the Shariah Law.

Chabulika said Ramadhan, being one of the sacred months on the Islamic calendar, Muslims should take it as an opportunity to do good deeds.

“It is a month that God gave as an opportunity to harvest a lot of rewards in everything that we do. I should also encourage fellow Muslims to help those that are in need of food so that they should find something to eat when they are breaking their fasting,” Chabulika said.

The month of Ramadhan lasts for 29 to 30 days according to the sighting of the new moon. After fasting, the Muslims celebrate on the first day of the following month on a day which is called Yaumul Eid (the day of Eid).

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5 years ago

We wish all the best all those observe the whole month of Ramadhan. Adhere to the teachings and observe your fasting as one of the FIVE PILLARS OF ISLAM.

May Allah confer you with all the blessings and strength also enable you (US ALL) in performing this blessed deed of Ramadhan. In Shaallah kheir. Sheikh Ntenje and others please lead the Muslims. Some of us are out of Malawi, far away in the other countries, but we support you and encourage every other Muslims in Malawi to observe this Pillar. In Shaallah kheir.

Paluno Pangapalinga
5 years ago

My appeal to all my fellow Muslims sisters and brothers this year we sd not fail to observe the fast. We never know that this could be our last fasting. Remember that Allah said in the Holy Quoran that he will be the one to reward us.
I wish all my fellow Muslims happy month of Ramadan

5 years ago

The best gift to be proud of is the month of fasting (Ramadhan) a great opportunity to get rewards from the Almighty by doing good to others,abstaining from bad deeds,be near to the Creator in prayer

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