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32 Ways British Muslims Are Surviving Day One Of Ramadan

"The only month we have a date every night."

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Muslims believe this is the month the Qur'an, the Islamic holy book, was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. It's a month of fasting and this year has just sprung upon us on this fine summer's day.

Beautiful emotional Quran recitation on the verses of the Quran relating to Ramadan. [Al-Baqarah 185-186]



Oh, and I forgot about the MEMES! #Ramadan



Happy #Ramadan to all of my Muslim followers

8. It's a time when observant Muslims around the world do not eat or drink during daylight hours.

The last minute pre Ramadan rituals. You know what I'm talking about.


19. Every time.

When you oversleep for suhoor and realise there's only 2 minutes till fajr. #Ramadan

20. And every bit of blessing helps.

I thought I was out of time to drink all my water then I realized our clocks are 2 min fast😩ain't God good #Ramadan


31. And this is basically you after 19 hours of fasting in the UK.

This is basically me after Day 1 of Ramadan.


Aisha Gani is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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