How To Greet Nigerians Muslim Colleagues And Family During This Fasting Period In Nigeria Especially Via Arabic Language
The period of Ramadan is now upon us and greetings especially for Nigerian Muslims will change a little and not just that and Muslims across the world face a long period of abstinence leading up to Eid al-Fitr. Why is deforestation happening and why are rainforests important?
Ramadan is a serious period of spiritual reflection for Nigerians and more so for all the over 1 billion Muslims in the world, and it represents the time where daylight fasting and increased charitable behaviour for Muslims. While the period gets Muslims closer to God, it’s also a time of joy and involves daily convivial meetings for breaking fast at sundown, called Iftar.
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When you meet up with other Nigerians friends and colleagues at sundown and eat together, there are two major greetings to choose from: Ramadan Mubarak – ‘Happy Ramadan’. Ramadan Kareem – ‘Have a generous Ramadan’.
Eating together during Ramadan is a culture in Islam, On the last day of Ramadan, which is Eid-al-Fitr (and this year falls on Friday, June 15), the greeting changes to Eid Mubarak.
The period for this year Ramadan starts from Wednesday 16 May until Thursday 14 June. Nigerian Muslims are very strong during Ramadan you will see most of them going to school as if nothing happens and many site workers like bricklayers, carpenter, the painter who are generally involved in physical strength continue with their work normally despite the hard labour involved though they are encouraged to inform their employer or teacher of the fact.
During the period of the fasting for Nigerians Muslim, which ends at sunset on the final day, Nigerian Muslims and all over the world are not expected to eat, drink, have sex or smoke while the sun is up.
More prayers are expected during the month of Ramadan, give more money in charity to the poor and regularly and also read more Quaran.
It’s also thought that pious behaviour and good deeds can increase a Muslim’s spiritual reward, known as thawab, during this period.
There are some exemptions from fasting: you can eat and drink if you are suffering from an illness, travelling, are elderly, pregnant, breastfeeding, diabetic, chronically ill or menstruating.
RAMADAN begins for more than a billion Muslims and Nigerians Muslim are not left out around the world this week, with the fasting that will last for a full month, sunrise-to-sunset fasting and prayer ahead.
So how do you say ‘happy Ramadan’ in Arabic, what is the correct greeting? Here is everything you need to know about the holiest month in Islam.
How do you wish someone happy Ramadan In Arabic Language For Muslims Colleague, Family And Friend?
You can wish someone a happy Ramadan by saying “Ramadan Kareem,” which translates into “have a generous Ramadan.”
You can also say “Ramadan Mubarak,” which translates to “happy Ramadan.”
Note that on the last