Kuwaiti astronomer Adel al-Saadoon reported that the Muslim Holy month of Ramadan comes this year on may 27. He confirmed astronomical calculations, made by his Bahraini counterpart Wahiba al-Nasser.
The most lengthy post waiting for Muslims June 21-24. During this period, daylight is 15 hours and 47 minutes. Interestingly, his colleague, making calculations for Bahrain, came to the conclusion that fasting the faithful have half an hour less.
The Muslim world celebrates the advent of the Holy Ramadan – the month of spiritual purification. Along with the recognition of Allah as the only God and Muhammad as his prophet, the pilgrimage to Mecca, the five daily prayers and the payment of tax on charity Ramadan is the five pillars of Islam.
In this month believers in the daytime, refrain from taking food and water, Smoking, entry into intimate relationships. Children, the elderly, the sick and infirm, travelers from these responsibilities released as well as pregnant women with lactating mothers, if the post is threatening to the child.