Pregnant women should not fast in Ramadan

Ramadan Rules: Don’t fast if you are pregnant/breastfeeding, traveling, or sick!

Everything in Islam is made very easy for us. Allah does not burden anyone with something which he or she cannot bear. We all are aware that at some point in time, it’ll be difficult to fast due to one or two reasons. But to be precise, what circumstances? Well, that’s the main objective of …

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THINGS THAT SPOILS ONES FAST

Ramadan Rules: Things that breaks/invalidate/nullify/spoil your fasting

Things which invalidate fast are of two kinds. The first one requires making up only the missed days without penalty (Qada). And the second one requires making up the missed days plus a penalty (Kaffarah). Insha’Allah, today we are going to identify the various actions that invalidate a person’s fast under the two categories. Actions …

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benefits of fasting in Ramadan

Benefits of Fasting in the month of Ramadan

I think every Muslim knows Islam is built on five pillars. And that each one of them represents a unique institution, through which the believer builds his relationship with Allah. You also need to know that of all the pillars of Islam, none is more special than Siyam (fasting). While there may be an appearance of …

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Why do Muslims fast in the month of Ramadan?

There are many reasons why people do fast, depending upon the social, cultural, religious, and economic understanding of the people. Some of the reasons can be: to lose weight, to lower blood pressure, to cut down on smoking, to digest food better, to learn better eating habits, to share with the hungry, to call attention …

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Ramadan rules: Why fasting is compulsory

Ramadan Rules: Why is fasting compulsory and upon whom?

Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam. It is considered as the Muslim’s third practical duty to Allah. It was made obligatory in the second year of Hijrah (Migration of the Prophet to Madinah). It is a universal institution in as much as all the religions of the world, and all the great …

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