Sawm(Fasting)

What is the Purpose Of Fasting?

Question: What is the purpose of fasting? Answer: Almighty Allah States:”O you who believe! Fasting has been prescribed upon you as it was prescribed upon those before you so that you practice self-restraint.” (surah 2 verse 183) The very essence of fasting is to inculcate the quality of taqwa and to suppress our desires.Hence,one must guard all the limbs whilst …

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What Is The Definition Of Fasting?

Question: What is the definition of fasting? Answer: Fasting is known as Saum and refers to abstention from eating,drinking and conjugal rights whilst having made the intention to fast that day.The fasting day commences at Subah Sadiq (approximately 90 minutes before sunrise) and ends at sunset. Answered by : Mufti AK Hoosen, Ustaad Darul Uloom, 20years.

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