Ramadan is a significant month in the Islamic calendar, observed by millions of Muslims worldwide, comprising around 24% of the global population. It is a time for deep introspection and personal as well as spiritual growth, providing an opportunity for individuals to strengthen their relationships with God and their communities.
As the majority of Muslims live in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, where climate change has already severely impacted communities, millions will be abstaining from eating or drinking from dawn to dusk. However, rising temperatures, extreme weather events, and other climate-related challenges have made this time increasingly difficult for many people in climate-vulnerable countries.
Irrespective of religious or cultural backgrounds, this month serves as a reminder of our collective responsibility to the world and the people who call it home. It is essential to acknowledge and address the impacts of climate change, especially in communities that are already vulnerable.
Therefore, on behalf of Vediti Ayurveda, we extend our warmest wishes to our Muslim friends worldwide for a blessed Ramadan. May this month bring peace, unity, and spiritual growth to individuals and communities worldwide.