Khalil, M. H. (2022, April 1). Why is Ramadan called Ramadan? IslamiCity. https://www.islamicity.org/75039/why-is-ramadan-called-ramadan/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIk7bwsY6b-wIVLiqtBh2PXQIREAMYASAAEgJcU_D_BwE
This article aims to provide information and resources about Islam and Muslim cultures. The article explores the origins and meanings of the name “Ramadan,” which is the name of the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and the month of fasting for Muslims worldwide. Moreover, it discusses various theories about the name’s origins, including linguistic and historical explanations, and highlights the significance of Ramadan as a time for spiritual reflection, self-discipline, and community solidarity.
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