Category: Sawm or Fasting

Should I fast? What Invalidates my fast? And other questions

Q. Who should fast, and who does not have to? There are exceptions for children, the elderly, the sick, women who are pregnant or menstruating and people traveling.Fasting during the


Why fast during Ramadan?

One of the pillars of Islam is fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. During Ramadan, Muslims fast from sunrise until sundown abstaining from eating food, drinking, bad habits and

Sawm, The Fourth Pillar of Faith

Sawm or Fasting (Self-purification through fasting)

Every year in the month of Ramadan, all Muslims fast from dawn until sundown–abstaining from food, drink, bad habits and sexual relations with their spouses. Those who are sick, elderly,