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Values to be observed by fasting people

Values to be observed by fasting people

Islam in general urges Muslims to avoid using inappropriate language especially during the holy month. In Ramadan it is essential to tell no lies, avoid cursing, not to fight, and show the real essence of Islam.

The Night of Decree and I'tikaf in Ramadan

The Night of Decree and I'tikaf in Ramadan

Itikaf is a sunnah from our prophet (php). It is a term for dedicating oneself to worship Allah by staying in the mosque for the last 10 days of Ramadan. Muslims stay up every night eager to attempt the Night of Power.

What invalidates fasting

What invalidates fasting

There are some acts that invalidate Muslims fasting and they must be aware of.  These acts include; to eat, drink, having sexual intercourse, forcing oneself to vomit, cupping, or fasting during menstruation.

Fasting and its effect in life

Fasting and its effect in life

Fasting is more than just boycotting food and drinks. There are a lot of hidden messages behind fasting. It is beneficial form of worship that doesn't only redeem your body but also your soul and mind.

Exemptions from fasting

Exemptions from fasting

Allah the most merciful has exempted some people from fasting in Ramadan. Some cases like; sick, old people, or travelers. And they have to make up for those days later and give compensation to the poor and needy.  

When the intention should be formed

When the intention should be formed

What is more important than fasting is forming the intention. Muslims are obliged to form the intention and it must be formed before dawn. If the fasting is voluntary it is acceptable to form it during the day.

Confirmation of the start of Ramadan

Confirmation of the start of Ramadan

Ramadan is a lunar month so its start and end are confirmed by the sighting of the new moon. It requires two acceptable Muslims testifying to the fact, but if no one sees it; Muslims must complete the precedent month. 

Fasting

Fasting

Fasting is not an act that is meant to torture you. In fact, it is one of the most meaningful forms of worship that Allah has asked us to perform whenever we can. It is the easiest way to see the world differently.  

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