© Shutterstock Tariq Mahmood, Canada It is said our anthropological ancestors were forced to fast for days at a time as they hunted their next meal. The great...
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Not only is Ramadan a time for spiritual growth, but it's like a training camp for building positive and lasting habits
From its historical significance to its nutritional benefits, discover why dates fruit is a mighty addition to your diet during Ramadan.
A look into the various levels of spiritual progress in order to get closer to God, especially focusing on this in the holy month of Ramadan.
The Holy Prophet (sa) received the first Qur’anic revelation in Ramadan. His Holiness, said that we should specially focus on reciting and listening to the...
God, in His infinite wisdom, shaped Ramadan in such a manner that self-analysis is woven within its framework.
Explore the scientific evidence of fasting's health benefits beyond religion, from weight loss to improved brain function. Learn how to incorporate fasting...
@Shutterstock Ahmad Nooruddeen Jahangeer Khan, UK Growing up in a western country, every time the month of Ramadan begins I face similar questions from my non...
What does the word "Eid" mean? Where does it come from? A look at the word's origins and the deep meaning behind it.
The Holy Qur’an is a book of guidance so comprehensive that it provides principles and moral guidance to encompass all modern developments.
After reciting Tashahhud, Ta‘awwuz and Surah al-Fatihah, His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad (aba) said that Ramadan came and believers did their best to...
'Commitment devices' help us delay gratification in favor of a greater reward- operating similarly to fasting in the Holy month of Ramadan.
Fasting provides many health benefits including allowing the body’s cellular processes to switch from a growth phase to a repair phase.
It is in order to attain Taqwa that God has instituted fasting. His Holiness (aba) said that we should pray for the ability to complete the rest of our fasts...
Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad (aba) said that by the grace of Allah, we are passing through the month of Ramadan. It is a month for the acceptance of prayer, as...
The word Ramadan means 'two burnings'. Thus, to achieve Ramadan, there are two flames that need to be kindled.
Through various chapters of our lives we get the opportunity to start afresh. This fresh start principle can also be observed in Ramadan.
A look at fasting for Orthodox Christians in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia which is observed more stringently than Lent in Europe.
A look through the significance of Lent in Christianity - how long it lasts, what it entails, and what Jesus (as) did during Lent.
The Islamic viewpoint on fasting and how it benefits mankind.
An interview with Buddhist nun, Gen Kelsang Leksang, who speaks about the significance of fasting in Buddhism.
An interview with Rabbi Dr Margaret Jacobi who shares the importance of fasting in Judaism.
Fasting in the Catholic Faith. The Review of Religions is pleased to publish a series of interviews about fasting with authentic voices from different faiths.
An interview with British Hindu teacher, Malvika Acharya who specialises in Dharmic faith, about the significance of fasting in Hinduism.
During the blessed month of Ramadan, Muslims are enjoined to fast. Does the injunction of fasting apply to children? What is the right age to start fasting?
Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad (aba) said we must pay special attention towards our prayers in these days of Ramadan so we may be saved from the hellfire.
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association UK conducted a National Fasting Challenge alongside the Surrey Police Force under the Fasting Collective Initiative in...
How do Muslims know when to begin their fast and when to break it? Verses of the Holy Qur'an and narrations guide Muslims in how to keep a fast properly.
His Holiness (aba) provides guidance on a variety of topics; from balancing worldly comforts and faith, to fasting during a pandemic and much more.
Ramadan is the holiest month in Islam. One of the key parts of this month is fasting, but is it mandatory?