Personal Perspectives on Ramadan

Saulat Pervez Every year, Muslims experience a unique excitement and jubilation as Ramadan approaches. Homes are cleaned, groceries are stocked, children are prepped – but, above all, many resolutions are made. A time for spiritual nourishment and self-introspection, Ramadan heralds a classic opportunity to draw closer to God, and to [...]

2017-10-27T01:35:56+00:00 September 8th, 2010|Fasting, Ramadan|

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 June 24th, 2010|Fasting, Ramadan|

Fasting

Fasting is an act of deep personal worship to God in which Muslims seek to raise their level of God-consciousness. The act of fasting redirects the heart away from worldly activities and towards the remembrance of God. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. It begins with [...]

2017-10-27T01:35:56+00:00 June 24th, 2010|Fasting, Ramadan|
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