Ramadan is the most precious holy month in the Islamic calendar (Hijri) and the Muslim must fast in the month of Ramadan as fasting is one of the basic pillars of Islam. This month brings countless blessings. Many Muslims in the UK visit Makah to perform Umrah by availing of cheap umrah packages, especially in the month of Ramadan. Here are some interesting points that show the importance of Ramadan in Islam.
The revelation of the Quran:The Quran was first revealed in the holy month of Ramadan, the 9th month of the Islamic Calendar. This blessed month is recognized by many Muslims today as the month of Fasting. However, long before fasting became obligatory; it was known by the earliest followers as the month of the Quran.
Laylat-al-Qadar:The significance of this night is highly highlighted in both Holy Quran and hadith. Not only is it mentioned as a blessed night in Surah al-Dukhan, but an entire chapter of the Quran, Surah al-Qadr, is devoted to it. The Night of Verdict is called to be full of virtue, better than a thousand months, and is known as the night in which angels descend the earth including the angel of revelation, Jibreel AS himself. According to narration, one of these night virtues is that spending this night in prayer and obligations will result in all past sins being let off.
Fast “the Pillar of Islam”:During Fajar to Margrib the daylight hours from Ramadan, the 9th month of the Islamic calendar, all healthy adult Muslims are obligatory to refrain from food and drink by fasting. Through this impermanent deprivation, they renew their responsiveness of and gratitude for everything God has provided in their lives as well as the Qur’an, which was first revealed during this month. During Ramadan, they share the hunger and thirst of the needy as a reminder of the religious responsibility to help those less fortunate.
High Rewards:The month of Ramadan is all about tolerance and genuine commitment, and you will be rewarded for them. These rewards come from honestly performing good deeds and satisfying your duties as a Muslim.
Forgiveness of Sins:The month of Ramadan is also a month of compassionating. Allah SWT is the most merciful to all His believers. Most Muslims would make use of this holy month to pray for forgiveness for their wrong deeds, deliberate or accidental, they’ve committed in the last year.
Rayyan the Door Of Janna:The Door “Rayyan” is one of the Nobel doors in Heaven that is explicitly “reserved” for Muslims who fast during the month of Ramadan. Those who are committed honestly to fasting during the holy month will enter through this door on the Day of Judgment.
Muslims can visit Makah in the month of Ramadan for Umrah by availing of All-Inclusive Umrah Packages from any Hajj umrah travel agents uk. No doubt Allah SWT enhances the rewards of Umrah equals to Hajj in this blessed month of Ramadan.