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Mar 30, 2023

Muslim allowed to pray at Times Square during Ramadan

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Ramadan pray in Times Square
Ramadan pray in Times Square

New York Mayor has approved Muslims to mass pray at Times Square in the evenings of the Ramadan month.

During the entire month of Ramadan, Muslims are obligated to do roja every day from dawn to sunset.

The ninth month of the Islamic calendar –Ramadan is considered the holiest month that is observed by Muslims worldwide. During Ramadan, Muslims abstain from eating any food, drinking any liquids, smoking cigarettes, and engaging in any sexual activity, from dawn to sunset. That includes taking medication (even if you swallow a pill dry, without drinking any water).

It is believed that the first verses of the Quran were revealed to the Prophet Muhammad during this month. Muslims all over the world observe Ramadan by fasting, praying, and engaging in acts of charity and kindness

During the month of Ramadan, Muslims won’t eat or drink between dawn and sunset. This is called fasting which is a must during Ramadan as it Muslims believe it allows to devote themselves to their faith and come closer to Allah, or God

This year Ramadan begins from March 22, 2023 Wednesday around the world and continues till April 20, 2023 Thursday.

“Ramadan Mubarak” or “Ramadan Kareem”