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Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is a time of fasting for the Islamic people. Each day during this month, Muslims all over the world abstain from eating, drinking, smoking, as well as participating in anything that is ill-natured or excessive; from dawn until the sun sets. Fasting is intended to educate the Muslim in spirituality, humility and patience. It is a time to cleanse the soul, focus attention on God, and put into practice selflessness. Ramadan is a time for Muslims to fast for the sake of God and to put forward more prayer than is customary.
Fasting is one of the Five Pillars of the Islam religion, and one of the main types of Islamic worship. Restraint from everyday enjoyment and curbing wicked intentions and cravings are considered as an act of compliance and obedience to God, as well as amends for sins, faults, and mistakes. Ramadan is also called Ramazan. During Ramadan, Muslims request forgiveness for sins in the past, pray for direction and assistance in abstaining from everyday troubles, and endeavor to cleanse themselves through self-control and great acts of faith.
originally posted by: khnum
Salami whatever back at you happy Ramadan,
ever been to the Hajj?
originally posted by: PredatorCrackling
a reply to: Kapusta
I never would have guessed you are Muslim
You sound normal
Media tells me Muslims are either ISIS or Alqaida or those seemingly civilised Saudis.
originally posted by: Cloudbuster
Jazak Allah khair to you to. It's winter where I am shortest day in 2 days so people not fast for so long, I pitty any Muslim living in the artic circle. a reply to: Kapusta