The distinguishing feature of the chronology in Islam – using a special lunar calendar, as well as visually determining the start date of Ramadan for the appearance of the Crescent of the new moon. On this basis, and is determined by the annual shifting of holidays. Date of the onset of Holy Ramadan is determined by the Commission on the status of the moon, in the Renaissance, this holiday fell on the hot months.
One of the five requirements of Islam – fasting during this month. Fasting consists in abstinence from drinking, eating, performing marital duties and Smoking in daylight hours. That is to be abandoned during Ramadan, from everything that distracts a person from godliness. All bans are removed after dark, but still not recommended to indulge in excesses. Time need to spend in prayer and reading the Koran and other pious acts, including the distribution of alms to the poor.
The main purpose of the festival is to promote all the Muslims to piety, piety and doing good deeds. Post count only in case, if doing good deeds, you will refrain from bad habits and actions. From public Affairs that do not belong to the service of God, no entertainment, cheeky behavior, music and even loud conversations, all of that may distract the Muslim from thinking about the essence of its existence.
Fasting in the Holy month of Ramadan awakens the hearts of Muslims and promotes the remembrance of the Almighty. Libido and hunger while fasting remind you about Allah, which forbade the satisfaction of these needs. Fasting protects the eyes, ears, tongue, feet, hands and other organs from sins.
Post – the worship of Allah, the shield that protects every Muslim from the fires of Hell. Fasting, waiting two pleasures: the first is the joy of meeting with Allah and the second is the joy of breaking the fast. For other good deeds man is rewarded. Because Paradise has gates through which can pass only those who commit good deeds and fasting. Passed through the gates of Heaven are promised the opportunity to see Allah himself.