The fast is from dawn to sunset, with a pre-dawn meal known as Suhur and sunset meal called Iftar.
Muslims engage in increased prayer and charity during Ramadan.
Ramadan is a period during which period the prophet Muhammad says the doors of hell are firmly sealed and the doors to heaven are wide open.
Islamic history has it that the Qur’an was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad during Ramadan.
The holiday of Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan and the beginning of the next lunar month.
This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam.
Umrah is known as the lesser Hajj, a pilgrimage that can be undertaken at any time of the year.
Muslims are encouraged to avoid gossip, arguments and fighting while they observe self-restraint, self-control and self-discipline during the month.
A common greeting is Ramadan Mubarak, which means "have a blessed Ramadan".
Eid al-Fitr 2019 will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.
Ramadan Kareem from Islam Channel and some familiar faces!