Ramadan Do’s and Don’ts

Posted on

Ramadan Dos and Donts
Ramadan Dos and Donts

Ramadan Dos and Donts 2 Ramadan Dos and Donts 3 Ramadan Dos and Donts 4

For non-Muslims, it’s all about minding others

Ramadan dont’s

When in public, refrain from:

>      Eating and drinking

>      Smoking

>      Chewing gum

>      Dancing

>      Playing loud music

>      Wearing revealing or tight clothing

>      Swearing

Dos

>      Be yourself in private

>      Participate in social events

>      Network

>      Try fasting

>     Go to an iftar meal

>      Drive more cautiously

>      Make the most of it

Eid Al Fitr — The feast marking the end of Ramadan. Greet others saying ‘Eid Mubarak’

Zakat Al Fitr — Prescribed amount of money obligatory on every Muslim to feed one poor person in his region for one day.

Working with Muslim colleagues

>      Understand that it is the most special month in a Muslim’s calendar

>      Greeting colleagues with Ramadan Kareem is a nice way to cross into a new culture

>      Working hours in some companies end earlier during Ramadan

>      Try to avoid the following arrangements with your Muslim colleagues:

.      Meetings, which include lunch

.      Meetings extending after 5pm

.      Department parties (or social events) during Ramadan

>      It is common to take vacation during the last week of Ramadan

>      The Eid holiday is a day off, especially for those with family

>      If invited to share Iftar, accept it, it will be fun!

Ramadan activities

In addition to Suhoor and Iftar, other typical Ramadan activites include:

Visitation — social gatherings such as visiting relatives, sharing food with neighbours, friends and the poor

Taraweeh — optional prayer at early night (20-21 hrs)

Reciting — reading of the Quran during free time

Qiyam — optional late night prayers in the last 10 days

Post courtesy: Khaleej Times — reporters@khaleejtimes.com

Ramadan Kareem 2015
Ramadan Kareem 2015

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s