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Ramadan the Antidepressant

Depression is what psychologists call a syndrome: a group of signs (things that a clinical practitioner finds through examination) and symptoms (things the patient experiences) that form a pattern. [1]

Salah Faces Ramadan Challenge If Liverpool Reach CL Finals

LONDON – Mohamed Salah and other Liverpool Muslim players are facing a religious challenge if their team reach the final of Europe’s Champions League, as the games will coincide with the Muslims’ holy fasting month of Ramadan. “Salah is a Muslim. He’s doing all the things that Muslims do,” Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp revealed in …

Simple Steps to Get Ready for Ramadan (Exclusive Video)

Let me tell you about my first Ramadan. I wasn’t Muslim at all. I was teaching in a school in London, and the pupils, many of them were Muslim, approached me and said: “Sir, we’ve got nowhere to pray in Ramadan and your room is the only room with a carpet”…

No Water

Why No Water While Fasting?

Salam (Peace) Dear Jaap, Many thanks for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Fasting is a topic that fascinates many who are not Muslim. It is also one of the questions most often on the minds of those who are new to Islam, because they have not fasted before and they don’t know …

Making up for Missed Fast during Menses - A Must

Making up for Missed Fast during Menses: A Must?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Scholars have unanimously agreed that it is mandatory for menstruating women and women who had post childbirth bleeding to break …

5 Ways to Achieve Piety Through Fasting

5 Ways to Achieve Piety Through Fasting

How does fasting build the character of piety according to the Islamic worldview? Let us look at some of the things that a fasting person is supposed to do, and see how they are related to the concept and spirit of piety.


Tips to Cure Your Addictions this Ramadan

Ramadan is a time that many Muslims look forward to. However, the prospect of fasting for a month can also be frightening for some – especially those with addictions.

Atheist Finds Islam

Atheist Finds Islam Through Fasting Ramadan

I started to fast in Ramadan even though I wasn’t a Muslim and I found it very pleasing in many ways, quite challenging in others, but very pleasing. I enjoyed the fast, I enjoyed especially the few moments before the Adhan of Al-Maghrib (sunset prayer).

4 Toxins to Battle in This Ramadan (Exclusive Video)

It’s a series all about positivity and about making the most of this blessed month which is upon us. Although Ramadan is not the start of the year, I personally feel that it’s a stronger marker that a year has passed. Maybe you know exactly what I’m talking about…

Circadian Rhythm

Your Circadian Rhythm While Fasting

Allah (all glory be to Him) tells us in the Holy Quran about Ramadan that, “(He wants you) to complete the prescribed period (of fasting), and to glorify Him in that He has guided you; and perchance ye shall be grateful.” (Surat Al Baqarah: 2:185).

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