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What Is Fasting in Islam?

Added by on 19/05/2018

Why do Muslims fast, and how? What does it have to do with belief in God? What is the reasoning behind such act of worship?

The fourth pillar of Islam is fasting. Allah prescribes daily fasting for all able, adult Muslims during the whole of the month of Ramadan. During this blessed month, Muslims all over the world abstain from food, drink, and other things from the break of dawn to sunset.

It is a great time to purify the soul and perform different acts of worship. The below video explains the term fasting and expounds some of its wisdom and fruits.

Enjoy watching this video to know more about Sawm (fasting) which Muslims are used to observe during the month of Ramadan.

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