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.
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 is a means of expressing one’s gratitude for Allah’s blessings. It stops a person from eating, drinking and sex, which are some of Allah’s great blessings. To refrain from them for a considerable time is to show one’s appreciation of these blessings.
Dowry is an amount of money that the groom should pay to his to be wife at the time of marriage contract. It is mandatory by Quran and Sunnah and it becomes wife’s property. It is enjoined by God to honor brides.
A voice reading for an article By Muhammad Alshareef titled "Hajj - The Journey of Hearts".
In Hajj, I have seen people who snatch for patience and the reward of Allah (subhaanahu wa ta ‘aala) during those trying moments, like a man panhandles for gold. I asked myself, "What is different from them and those who spend their breath in criticism and argumentation?" It finally dawned on me that it was not the body of Zayd or ‘Amr that I was witnessing, but it was the hearts of Zayd and ‘Amr.