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Spiritual Directorate of Muslims voices approximate date of Orozo

The Spiritual Directorate of the Muslims of Kyrgyzstan voiced to 24.kg news agency the approximate date of the beginning of Orozo.

According to it, it will begin on May 27. «One day error is possible. Everything depends on the location of the moon," the Directorate explained.

Orozo (or Ramadan) month is the time of fasting for the Muslims and is regarded as one of five pillars of faith (the pillars of Islam).

During fasting, Muslims refuse food, drinking and intimacy during the daytime. Its duration is 29–30 days, depending on the duration of the lunar month. Fasting begins at dawn and ends with sunset.