Narrative Experience In Ramadan

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The tutorial class was filled with anticipation. Something was going to happen. Every Muslim friend of mine lamented at how slow the clock was ticking-or-so it seemed. As the time drew nearer, many just halted their tasks and began to countdown. Suddenly, the clock struck five. The quiet and dull atmosphere was transformed to a noisy and exciting one. This marked the class ended and they were ready to break their fast soon. I was invited by my course mates to experience Bazaar Ramadan. A thought of Jalan Masjid India and Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman Bazaar Ramadan came to my mind. Thus, I suggested to bring along my friends from Penang to witness the exciting and fun-filled circumstances from the bazaar of Kuala Lumpur.

I can hardly remember when I was still a kid, my father was mine of information about the history of Ramadan. This is because he lived in a Malay village during his childhood time. My father made friends and communicated with other ethnics of children not only Chinese ethnic. His friends of Malay ethnic shared all the knowledge about Ramadan with my father. Ramadan is the month of fasting practiced by the most observant Muslims. Everyday during the month of Ramadan, Muslims around the world get up before dawn (6:00 a.m.) to eat the Suhoor meal and perform their Fajr prayer. They break their fast when the
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