Why Do Muslims Fast? – Part 2

And what are those wisdom and power? Here it goes.. The question “why”! Theoretically, we fast for the faith, respect, and love for God. He tells us that fasting is good for us, it brings us wisdom and piety, and therefore we must do it. When people, all the philosopher and religious thinkers, even us the common people, think of it, there are lots of … Continue reading Why Do Muslims Fast? – Part 2

Why Do Muslims Fast? – Part 1

According to the Hijria calendar, last Friday (July 20th in international Gregorian calendar) was the first day of the Ramadhan. In Islamic teaching, it also means the first day of Ramadhan fasting.┬áIn this holy month, all Muslims adult, who fulfill certain requirements, are obliged to do the Ramadhan fasting. I have been asked some questions regarding this holy activity, which tempted me to share what … Continue reading Why Do Muslims Fast? – Part 1