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Fasting in Ramadan: Is It Really Unhealthy?

Salam (Peace) Christopher, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. The Benefits of Fasting The original meaning of the Arabic word we use for fasting, “sawm”, is to be at rest. We give rest to the gastro-intestinal tract, the sexual organs, the tongue, the eyes and ears, etc. The time …

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Can Non-Muslims Learn From Ramadan? Part 2

Short Answer: There are several spiritual lessons a Christian can gain from learning about and observing the practice of the Muslims in Ramadan, according to Yvonne R. Davis, President and CEO of DAVIS Communications. Ramadan is a time for humankind. It is a time for people to live, to become better human beings. It is a time to …

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Can Non-Muslims Learn From Ramadan? Part 1

Salam (Peace) Wilson, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Please find part one of the answer to your question below. Please find the second part here.  Ramadan is the ninth month of the lunar calendar (Hijri calendar) followed by Muslims all over the world. Every month in the lunar calendar …

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Fasting in Ramadan: Unhealthy? Part 2

Salam (Peace) Christopher, Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Please find part one at the link here.  Fasting and bio-rhythm Muslims who have been fasting regularly since childhood have been exposed to different sleep/wake and light/darkness cycles on a daily basis in one annual lunar month. Hence, it …



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