Why Muslims Fast

An excerpt from AbdulWahid Hamid's Islam The Natural Way Every year, for one complete lunar month-the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, adult Muslims are required to fast. From dawn to sunset in the month of Ramadan, they refrain from all food and drink and sexual relations with the spouse. [...]

2017-10-27T01:35:56+00:00 July 7th, 2014|Fasting, On Faith, Ramadan|

Ramadan at College

Fasting in the month of Ramadan at college can be both a challenging and rewarding experience. Juggling school work and exams along with personal goals and extra worship might be both stressful and frustrating at times. Yet, the ambience created by the presence of fellow Muslims becomes both heartening and [...]

2017-10-27T01:35:56+00:00 July 2nd, 2014|Fasting, Ramadan, social-ties|

Benefits of Fasting

by Fatin Khairallah The blessed month of Ramadan is a time for inner reflection, self-discipline and self-improvement. If put into proper practice, these self-checks lead to purification of the inner-self. The fasting performed in Ramadan is one of the most successful ways to formulate good habits. When conducted for the [...]

2017-10-27T01:35:56+00:00 June 29th, 2014|Fasting, Ramadan, social-ties|
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