Ramadan is the 9th month in Islamic calendar (also known as hijri or lunar calendar). However, according to the solar calendar dates move 11 to 12 days ahead every year. Ramadan start may vary from one region to another according to the moon sighting.
When is Ramadan 2023?
Thursday, March 23
(Dates may vary)
When is Eid ul Fitr 2023?
Saturday, April 22nd
(Dates may vary)
Eid al Fitr is celebrated on 1st day of Shawal month in Islamic calendar. However, according to the solar calendar the dates of Eid differs with almost the gap of 11 days. On Islamic calendar, the date remains the same as 1st of Shawal.
This year the Eid ul Fitr will be celebrated on:
22nd of April in the US
(just after the end of Ramadan Kareem)
Muslims start preparations of Eid on the night of 21st April as the moon is sighted. Therefore, Muslims will welcome the event in the night and greet everyone after offering the Eid Prayers in the morning.
When is Eid al-Adha 2023?
Wednesday, June 28
Eid Al Adha is celebrated on 10th day of Zilhaj (12th month of Islamic calendar), after completion of Hajj in holy Makkah. Hajj is one of five pillars of Islam. It is compulsory for Muslims who are fit and can afford all the expenses. After performing Hajj, Muslims offer a sacrifice of a goat, cow, sheep or camel according to their affordability. Sacrifice is celebrated in memory of Hazrat Ibrahim (A.S) when he gladly agreed to sacrifice his son Hazrat Ismail (A.S) for the pleasure of ALLAH (SWT). Sacrifice is offered by Muslims all around the world including those who were not in Makkah to perform Hajj.
When was Ramadan 2022?
When was Ramadan 2021?
When was Ramadan 2020?
When was Ramadan 2019?
When was Ramadan 2018?
In the year 2018, the Ramadan Kareem will start on 15th May and will end on 14th June and welcomes the Eid ul Fitar all over the globe.
On a general note, every Islamic month does have its own importance and grace. However, due to its blessings, Ramadan is called leader of all the months. Muslims fast for Allah Almighty and seek His blessings and then celebrate happiness together on Eid day.
When was Ramadan 2017?
May 27, 2017
In the year 2017, the month of Holy Ramadan started on Saturday, 27th of May.
When was Ramadan 2016?
June 06, 2016
In the year 2016 Ramadan was on 6th June 2016 and was celebrated warmly by the Muslims all over the world including the US and other European countries.
To celebrate Eid, Ramadan has its own importance that makes things attractive and valuable for the Muslims. For Muslims, Eid is not just an event to celebrate happiness but to spread it among the needy and increase harmony and affection among society.
How Many Eids in Islam?
There are two major Eid events for Muslims that are warmly celebrated by Muslims all over the world:
- Eid al Fitar
- Eid al Adha
Like all religions in the world, Islam does provide a great chance to Muslims to celebrate good time and happiness together. Eid is the most important occasion for all Muslims. On this day they share the happiness, meet and greet each other.
It is not necessary that Eid day comes on the same day due to the moon position and calendar dates. All the Muslim events are celebrated according to the lunar month and the moon position in every region is different. Therefore, the celebrations of the events vary around the world with a little difference of maximum 24 hours.
In the Middle East and European countries, the lunar calendar is 24 hours forward in comparison to the lunar cycle in Asian countries. Sometimes it brings major confusion for the people and that is why, lunar committees observe the moon cycle in each region of the world. Lunar committees then announce the actual date and time dates for the events like Ramadan and Eid al Fitr.