Fasting 6 Days in Shawwal - 5 Things You Need to Know

Fasting 6 Days In Shawwal | 5 Things You Need To Know

Alhamdulillah, we have been blessed with yet another Ramadan this year. As we celebrate Eid in the new normal, let’s continue to keep up the highly rewarded deeds that we have practiced during Ramadan, such as reading the Quran, qiyamullail (waking up before dawn for prayers) and fasting.  Related: Tips on How to Celebrate Eid

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The Fidya: The Compensation for a Broken Fast

The Fidya: The Compensation for a Broken Fast

Fasting throughout the holy month of Ramadan holds a vital and highly rewardable role in faith; it is the fourth pillar of Islam, and is an obligatory act of worship that is uncompromisable.  Yet, it is from the mercy of Allah that those who are unable to fulfill this fast due to reasons that are

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Physical Health Benefits of Fasting in Ramadan

Physical Health Benefits of Fasting in Ramadan

With Ramadan approaching us in less than three months, Muslims around the world are preparing to fast. In obedience to the command of Allah they will abstain from food and drink, amongst other things, during the days of the holy month. Fasting is more than just a religious duty for a Muslim and it is

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Ramadan Fasting

Intention to Fast The obligatory fasting in Ramadan is not considered valid unless a person has made known their intention by reciting a dua to affirm the intention to fast during some part of the night.  The purpose of making our intentions clear—before any deed for that matter—is to remind our inner selves of our

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