- Ramadan, the holiest month for Muslims across the world, begins today, May 6, 2019.
- During the month of Ramadan, Muslims abstain from food and drinks during daylight hours.
- However, these hours vary widely across the world, some fast for more than 19 hours while some fast for just over 11 hours.
Ramadan is the holiest month of the year for Muslims around the world and it began today, May 6, 2019. During this month, adult Muslims who are healthy get up before daybreak for an early morning meal, suhoor. Then they proceed to fast until nightfall.