Ramadan Calendar 2023: Date in India and other countries Ramadan is a holy month celebrated by Muslims all over the world with high enthusiasm. The holy month of Ramadan is highly regarded by Muslims as it is believed that the Holy Quran was revealed during this month. The ninth month of the Muslim lunar calendar is also the most significant time in Islamic culture. Muslims view this month as an opportunity to re-examine the teachings of Prophet Mohammed.

Ramadan Dates In India And Other Countries are given below.

Country NameRamadan/Roja Start Date (Expected)
IndiaMarch 23, 2023
PakistanMarch 23, 2023
Dubai and Abu DhabiMarch 23, 2023
Saudi ArabiaMarch 23, 2023
IndonesiaMarch 22, 2023
KuwaitMarch 23, 2023
LebanonMarch 23, 2023
MaldivesMarch 23, 2023
MoroccoMarch 23, 2023
QatarMarch 23, 2023
South AfricaMarch 22, 2023
TurkeyMarch 23, 2023
Ramadan Calendar 2023

Ramadan is one of five central pillars, or duties, in Islam. It commemorates the time when Muhammad first received divine revelations from Allah during his career as a prophet. It lasts between twenty-nine and thirty days from the first sighting of a crescent moon to the next.

Muslims observe Roza, or fasting, during the holy month of Ramadan by abstaining from food and drinks. The sehri meal, which is consumed before sunrise, marks the start of the fast for all Muslims who observe Roza. They break their fast during the iftar or evening meal. Dinner has to be consumed only after sunset.

The Holy month of Ramadan acts as a test of discipline and self-control. It is believed to increase “taqwa,” or God-consciousness, and to cleanse the body and the soul by eliminating vices and desires. Muslims seek Allah’s blessings through the observance of Roza. Muslims make charitable contributions at the end of the month of Ramadan. These contributions must be made before Eid festivities can begin. 

Eid is a joyous occasion when Muslims congregate to offer special prayers, exchange gifts, and enjoy meals with family members. It signifies the conclusion of the holy month of Ramadan.

Ramadan Dates In India And Other Countries

This year, Ramadan in India is expected to start on March 23, 2023, following the moon’s sighting over Mecca. Additionally, Eid-Ul-Fitr will be celebrated after the end of Ramadan on either Saturday, April 22, 2023, or Sunday, April 23, 2023, depending on the moon sighting.

Each country may have a different start date, though. Additionally, the final dates will change based on the moon sighting. The start and end dates of Ramadan are listed below for countries like the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Pakistan, and more: 

Saudi Arabia

In Saudi Arabia, Ramadan is expected to begin on March 23 and end with the celebration of Eid-Ul Fitr on April 21.

Dubai and Abu Dhabi

The holy month of Ramadan will begin in Dubai and Abu Dhabi on March 23.

Pakistan

In Pakistan, the month of Ramadan is expected to begin on March 23.

Indonesia

In Indonesia, Ramadan begins on March 22, 2023, and Eid al-Fitr will take place on April 21, 2023.

Kuwait

In Kuwait, Ramadan is expected to begin on March 23 and end with Eid-ul-Fitr on April 21, 2023.

Lebanon

Ramadan will begin in Lebanon on March 23, and Eid-al-Fitr will be observed on April 21, 2023.

Maldives

Ramadan begins on March 23 in the Maldives, and Eid-ul-Fitr will fall on April 21, 2023.

Morocco

Moroccan Muslims can expect Ramadan to begin on March 23, followed by Eid-ul-Fitr on April 21, 2023.

Qatar

In Qatar, Ramadan is expected to begin on March 23.

South Africa

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan is expected to begin in South Africa on March 22.

Turkey

In Turkey, it is expected that Ramadan will begin on March 23. Eid-ul-Fitr will be observed on April 21, 2023.

Bottom Line

Please be aware that the start of the holy month of Ramadan always depends on the appearance of the crescent moon. It lasts for roughly four weeks and concludes with Eid-Ul-Fitr. Happy Ramadan to all!

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