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Ahmad, an-Nasa'i, and al-
So what are some of the
virtues of fasting during this

( 1 ) To a t t a i n Ta q w a
(Consciousness of Allah)
Allah himself gives us the
greatest virtue of all in fast-
ing this month as he says in
the interpretation of the
"O you who believe, fasting
has been prescribed for you
as it has been prescribed
for people before you so
that you will (learn how to)
attain Taqwa"
[al-Baqarah, 2:183]
Attaining consciousness of
Allah is important because
it is only those people pos-
sessing of it that will attain
paradise. Allah says in the