word Ramadan means scorcher
in Arabic. Ramadan, ninth month of the
Islamic lunar calendar, the holy month
of fasting for adult Muslims. According
to the Qur'an (Koran), the sacred scripture
of Islam, God requires the fast of Ramadan
so that believers may cultivate
piety. The month of Ramadan is particularly
sacred to Muslims because the Quran
was first revealed to Muhammad, the prophet
of Islam, during this month.
during Ramadan is the fourth of the
five pillars of Islam, the essential
religious duties of all adult Muslims.
These pillars are described in the Qur'an.
Fasting, according to the Qur'an, begins
each morning when the white thread
can be distinguished from the black
thread of dawn. It continues until
sunset. The time when they fast break
is called Iftar.
is a place where we have People adapting
Western Culture and also the most Modernized
place, still the people value their
Religion. On one hand Dubai entertains
people with Concerts & Shows, on
the other hand they also have Promotions
for The Holy Month of Ramadan to focus
Chamber of Commerce and Industry organises
a popular annual Ramadan promotion "Dubai:
The City that Cares 2002 (DCC). The
popular annul Ramadan promotion "Dubai:
The City that Cares 2002 (DCC)",
is organized by The Dubai Chamber of
Commerce and Industry (DCCI). This promotion
will high light this year the importance
of charitable initiatives around the
have increased its budget by Dh2 million
to Dh12 million. Total value of sponsorship
is over Dh4 million, including Dh1 million
to be donated in cash to charity and
Dh3 million in prizes through raffle
event has also roped in the UAE Red
Crescent Society and Unicef for the
first time in its five-year history.
This will increase the amount of charity
to be donated among children of some
of the world's troubled regions.
Details contact: Dubai Chamber of Commerce.