Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar observed Muslims by praying, contemplating, and fasting from sunrise to sunset for the entire month. According to Islamic belief, this month commemorates the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad and is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam. This year, Ramadan began on the evening of Friday, May 26, and ends on the evening of Saturday, June 24. To learn more about Ramadan, check out this educational article from BuzzFeed. It includes some recipes as well!