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The month of Ramadan is considered the holiest and most sacred month of the Islamic Hijri (lunar) calendar. Muslims firmly believe that it was during this exalted month that the archangel Gabriel descended from the heavens and revealed the Message to the Prophet Muhammad.
During the month of Ramadan, Muslims are required to elevate their level of spiritual and physical submission to God by way of fasting; that is to say, Muslims must abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and also husband-wife intimacy from the breaking of dawn until the setting of the sun.
Here is our guide to your Ramadan in 2025, including the possible dates and celebrations.
Ramadan 2025 dates
The arrival of Ramadan has always been associated with a certain amount of mystique and contemplation. The exact date of the month’s beginning is traditionally determined by religious scholars/authorities under the cover of night as they seek to observe certain sightings related to the appearance and cycle of the moon.
It’s important to note, however, that due to the cycle of the moon, Ramadan dates vary in different countries, albeit typically only by a day. So the answer to the question of when Ramadan 2025 starts would largely depend on where you live. So far, Ramadan 2025 is predicted to begin on 28 February 2025, corresponding to Ramadan 1446 in the Islamic calendar.
Ramadan 2025 is expected to last 30 days, which means that the Eid ul Fitr would most likely fall on Sunday, 30 March or Monday, 31 March 2025. These dates will naturally be confirmed as we move closer to Ramadan 2025.
Ramadan 2025 celebrations
Ramadan is a time when Muslims around the world seek blessings from the Almighty Creator. While the exact practices may vary, many Muslims choose to fast, recite the Quran, attend additional night prayers at the local mosque, and participate in other religious activities during this holy month.
In addition, acts of generosity and compassion towards others are highly encouraged, including donating to those in need within and outside their own communities.