Ramadan for the year 2009 starts on Saturday, August 22nd lasting 30 days and ending at sundown on Sunday, September 20th. Because the Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar, the holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day on the evening of Friday, August 21st.
Ramadan is observed in the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is a month of fasting, prayer, giving and self-evaluation observed by Muslims. The month lasts 29-30 days depending on the sightings of the crescent moon.
More information on Ramadan. (Dates, Customs and History for Ramadan)
|When:||Ninth Month of Islamic Calendar|
How many days to Ramadan 2009?
Saturday, August 22nd is the 233 day of the 2009 calendar year with -9 years, -2 months, -21 days until the start of the celebration/ observance of Ramadan 2009.
August 2009 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Aug 2||Friendship Day 2009||Observance||-3390|
|Aug 5||Laylat al Bara'at 2009||Muslim||-3387|
|Aug 5||Raksha Bandhan 2009||Hindu||-3387|
|Aug 14||Krishna Janmashtami 2009||Hindu||-3378|
|Aug 15||Assumption of Mary 2009||Christian||-3377|
|Aug 19||National Aviation Day 2009||Observance||-3373|
|Aug 21||Senior Citizens Day 2009||Observance||-3371|
|Aug 23||Ganesh Chaturthi 2009||Hindu||-3369|
|Aug 26||Women's Equality Day 2009||Observance||-3366|