For Muslims across the world, this morning’s alarm clock would have brought with it a different sense for the day ahead. An hour before the crack of dawn, our Muslim neighbours would have risen to prepare for the first day of Ramadan.
In order to better understand why and how this holy month is celebrated by Muslims we sat down with Moulana Irshaad Sedick of the Discover Islam Centre in Cape Town to learn more.
Click below to go through the basics of Ramadan 101 in just a minute and a half.
If you have a bit more time to spare (8.5 minutes) watch the full Ramadan 101 video presented by Moulana Irshaad Sedick for an in-depth explanation.