Ramadan: High-Intensity Spiritual Training

Two years ago, I decided to join CrossFit. For those who are unfamiliar CrossFit is a high-intensity workout program that incorporates various sports and exercises. In my local CrossFit, our workouts tend to be either AMRAP’s or for time. An AMRAP stands for “as many rounds as possible,” essentially you have [...]

2017-12-01T00:17:44+00:00 June 11th, 2017|Articles, What do Muslims Believe?|

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. [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:06+00:00 July 7th, 2014|Fasting, On Faith, Ramadan|

What Jesus (pbuh) said about Fasting

by Imam Shabir Ally The Gospel of Matthew shows that Jesus “fasted forty days and forty nights” (Matthew 4:21). The Gospel of Luke adds the detail that “in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungered” (Luke 4:2). Since Jesus fasted, his true followers [...]

2018-05-11T14:24:33+00:00 June 29th, 2014|Fasting, Islam and Other Faiths, Jesus (Peace Be Upon Him), Ramadan|

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 [...]

2017-12-01T00:20:09+00:00 June 29th, 2014|Fasting, Ramadan, Social-Ties|
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