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Psychological Blessings of Taraweeh

Psychological Blessings of Taraweeh - About Islam

Ramadan is the month of multiple blessings. It is the time of fasting and of extensive spiritual exercise. It is the time when we change our everyday routine and set a new one: revolving around our religious duties more than around the worldly affairs.

Mercy of Allah: Adaptation to Weather Extremes
Core Body Temperature

With Ramadan occurring in one of the hottest months of the year for those of us in the northern hemisphere, and the one of the coldest times of the year for those in the southern hemisphere, our physical ability to handle weather extremes becomes an interesting topic to reflect upon.

Muslims Patients Enjoying Ramadan

Religious scholars and health experts urge Muslims suffering from chronic or mild diseases to consult their physician and to undertake thorough checkups before fasting. Patients in critical condition are told not to fast at all.

Fasting With the Aid of Diet Patches: Are They Safe?

A controversy has begun around the world over the possibility of using diet patches to help suppress the appetite during the Ramadan fast.

When Will Ramadan 1437 Start?
Waxing Crescent

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and the month in which the Qur’an was revealed. Fasting during the month of Ramadan is one of the Five Pillars of Islam. The month is spent by Muslims fasting during the daylight hours from dawn to sunset.

How Long Will You Fast This Ramadan?

With anticipation, happiness and excitement mounting, Muslims from every corner of the Earth are busy with Ramadan preparations.

Detoxification: Hidden Benefits of Ramadan Fasting

Many studies tout the health benefits of fasting. We now know that when we refrain from giving our bodies food, the body will heal itself.

Losing Weight During Ramadan
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“Fast [the month of Ramadan] so that to heal your bodies from diseases,” says a Hadith, or saying of the Prophet Mohammad (SAAW).

Deciding the First Day of Ramadan
Waxing Crescent

Each year, more than 1.6 billion Muslims all over the world await the announcement of the first day of the holiest month of Ramadan.

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