Ramadan

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At midnight tonight the Islamic month of Ramadan begins. As well as fasting during daylight hours for those who are able to, other practices take place such as Taraweeh prayers in the evening and going into seclusion for the last ten nights. Here is a page from the BBC about it along with some health advice:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/islam/practices/ramadan_1.shtml

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