Ramadhan is coming!
Read this and think about it so that we make this Ramadhan better than the ones before. In sha Allah. ^_^
Author: Abu Muawiyah Ismail Kamdar
It is that time of the year again. Everybody is excited and ready for Ramadan! In this month, Muslims all the world fast and pray. Unfortunately, due to lack of knowledge, many of us have ritualized this religion and do not attain maximum benefit from it. In this short piece, I want to list some of the reasons why Ramadan and fasting are prescribed then highlight some common cultural mistakes we often make.
The wisdoms behind Ramadan:
There are many lectures and books available online mentioning the benefits of fasting and Ramadan with all their evidences. I will just mention some in point form. You may listen to those lectures or read those books for more details.
1. The Qur’an clearly states that fasting is prescribed to assist us in attaining Taqwa (God Consiousness). This Taqwa is attained when we fast for the pleasure…
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