Whether you are an Atheist, Baha’i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jain, Jewish, Native American, Pagan, Shinto, Sikh, Wicca, and Zoroastrian or from any other tradition, you may feel a sense of connection with the spirit of Ramadan.
Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar and is characterised by Muslims fasting. The Qur’an acknowledges that fasting; which is one of the pillars of Islam, has been an integral part of religious traditions through history [Qur’an 2:183]. Fasting is thus an institution commonly practiced by various religious communities particularly the People […]
Ramadan is here, and as we move through this blessed month there are many goals we’ve planned to reach. Each person is unique and will have individual goals, but here are five aspects of worship that we ought to work on this Ramadan.
The Arabic word for fasting, sawm, means to refrain from something, or to hold back from something. The word is used where Allah says: “Say: I have taken an oath to the Beneficent that I will refrain from speaking to any person today.” [Sūrah Maryam: 26]
“Fasting in Ramadan develops in a person the real spirit of social belonging, of unity and brotherhood, and of equality before God.
Ramadan is almost over, but there are tons of opportunities that you can use to keep the Ramadan spirit. I hope that you will find the following 5 tips handy, especially during the first half of Shawwal (lunar month following Ramadan in the Islamic calendar). This article is based on what is known in behavior […]