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The month of Ramadan
is an opportunity in
which we can engage
in great deeds leading
us closer to the gar-
dens of paradise and
the pleasure of Allah
(swt). This month also
offers us an opportunity
to sincerely repent for
our sins and get closer
to Allah.
Allah has prescribed
fasting and made it
obligatory on all na-
tions. Allah says in the
"O you who have be-
lieved, decree upon you
is fasting as it was de-
creed those before you
that you may become
r i g h t e o u s " ( Q u r a n
Asides the spiritual as-
pect of fasting which is
eccentric to the whole
month of Ramadan, fast-
ing also has beneficial
health aspects recog-
n i s e d b y p h y s i c i a n s
Fasting is an act of ab-
staining from food and
Of Fasting
"The month of Ramadan is one in which the
Quran was sent down as a pure source of guid-
ance for mankind. In it are clear teachings show-
ing the Right Way and the Criterion for judging
truth and falsehood." [2:185]