The Holy month of Ramadan is almost upon us; once again, it is time to partake in the fast, purify our mind, body and spirit, and work to become closer to Allah (SWT).

As the Islamic calendar follows the lunar cycle, the month of Ramadan rotates by approximately ten days each year, depending on the sighting of the moon. In 2020, it is expected that Ramadan will begin on the evening of Thursday 23th April, with the first day of fasting on Friday 24th April.

The arrival of Ramadan also brings ample opportunity to reap infinite blessing and reward. During this auspicious month, remember to donate your zakat and any other contributions with Al Mustafa Welfare Trust.

Key Ramadan 2020 Dates

 Thursday 23th April – the beginning of Ramadan 2020

Friday 24th April – the first day of sawm (fasting)

Tuesday 19st May – Laylat al-Qadr (The Night of Power)

Saturday 23rd May– final day of sawm

Sunday 24th May – Eid-ul-Fitr

* All dates are subject to the sighting of the moon.

The Five Pillars of Islam

The five core Pillars of Islam are:

Shahadah – recital of Islamic faith (reading of the Holy Qur’an)

Salah – obligatory prayer performed five times a day, as ordered by Allah (SWT), to be performed before sunrise, at midday, late afternoon, after sunset and between sunset and midnight

Zakat – a charitable donation based on expendable income; the payment of zakat is popular during the holy month of Ramadan as payments made during this time hold greater reward for the donor

Sawm – the fast during Ramadan which all able Muslims are expected to observe

Hajj – the annual pilgrimage to Mecca that all able Muslims must make at least once in their lifetime

During the auspicious month of Ramadan, we must take time to reflect on our faith and all of the blessings that we have received. This is also a time of contemplation, where we can observe the fast and actively work to purify ourselves in accordance with the teachings outlined in the Holy Qur'an.

Help Others this Ramadan

Giving generously and helping others is highly rewarded in Islam at all times, but during the month of Ramadan, blessings and rewards are greatly multiplied. Donate with Al Mustafa Welfare Trust and help us in our aim to continue supporting those less fortunate, here.

RAMADAN CALENDAR 2020

30 dAYS oF ramadan

Shaban 1441 - Ramadan 1441

Ramadan

Date

Fajr

Sunrise

Zuhr

Asr

Maghrib / Iftar

Isha

1

Thursday 23rd April

4:01

5:49

13:00

17:57

20:12

21:25

2

Friday 24th

3:58

5:47

13:00

17:58

20:14

21:25

3

Saturday 25th

3:55

5:45

12:59

17:59

20:16

21:25

4

Sunday 26th

3:52

5:43

12:59

18:01

20:17

21:30

5

Monday 27th

3:50

5:41

12:59

18:02

20:19

21:30

6

Tuesday 28th

3:47

5:39

12:59

18.03

20:21

21:30

7

Wednesday 29th

3:44

5:38

12:59

18:04

20:22

21:30

8

Thursday 30th

3:41

5:36

12:59

18:05

20:24

21:30

9

Friday 1st May

3:38

5:33

12:59

18:06

20:25

21:30

10

Saturday 2nd

3:37

5:31

13:01

18:07

20:27

21:30

11

Sunday 3rd

3:36

5:30

13:02

18:08

20:29

21:30

12

Monday 4th 

3:34

5:28

13:02

18:09

20:30

21:30

13

Tuesday 5th

3:32

5:26

13:02

18:10

20:32

21:30

14

Wednesday 6th

3:30

5:24

13:02

18:11

20:34

21:30

15

Thursday 7th

3:29

5:22

13:02

18:12

20:35

21:30

16

Friday 8th

3:27

5:21

13:02

18:13

20:37

21:35

17

Saturday 9th

3:26

5:19

13:02

18:14

20:38

21:35

18

Sunday 10th

3:26

5:17

13:02

18:15

20:40

21:35

19

Monday 11th

3:25

5:16

13:02

18:16

20:41

21:35

20

Tuesday 12th

3:25

5:14

13:02

18:16

20:43

21:35

21

Wednesday 13th

3:24

5:13

13:02

18:17

20:45

21:35

22

Thursday 14th

3:24

5:11

13:02

18:18

20:47

21:35

23

Friday 15th

3:23

5:10

13:03

18:19

20:49

21:45

24

Saturday 16th

3:21

5:08

13:03

18:20

20:50

21:45

25

Sunday 17th

3:20

5:07

13:03

18:21

20:52

21:45

26

Monday 18th

3:19

5:05

13:03

18:22

20:53

21:45

27

Tuesday 19th 

3:18

5:04

13:03

18:23

20:54

21:45

28

Wednesday 20th

3:16

5:03

13:03

18:23

20:56

21:45

29

Thursday 21st

3:15

5:01

13:03

18:26

20:57

21:45

30

Friday 22nd 

3:14

5:00

13:03

18:27

20:59

21:45


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