Understanding Ramadan

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Why Muslims Celebrate Ramadan

Wednesday evening is expected to mark the beginning of Ramadan, a month of sunrise-to-sunset fasting for nearly 1.6 billion Muslims across the world. …

Prophet's Sermon on the Month of Ramadan

This sermon has been narrated by al-Sadooq in his book, "Al Amali" relying on the authority of Imam al-Rida, who quotes his forefathers, peace be …

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Ramadan Primer

Learn the basics of Ramadan, the holiest month of the year and one of the five pillars of Islam. And visit "The Beliefnet Guide to Ramadan" to learn …

Why do Muslims fast during the month of Ramadan?

Muslims all over the world observe the annual fast during the daylight hours of Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, in keeping …

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Muslims in America prepare for longer, hotter days of Ramadan fasting

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Fasting Might Regenerate Human Immune System

Could you live without food for a few days, if it was good for your health? Researchers at USC found that fasting for 4 or 5 days causes the body to generate new immune cells.<p>Prolonged fasting might do a body good. University of Southern California researchers found that occasionally skipping food …

What is Ramadan

Muslims worldwide are currently in the midst of observing Ramadan. But just what, exactly, is Ramadan?<p>Ramadan is well known as the famous month-long …

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The Solitude of the Suhoor - The Morning Meal - Hungry for Ramadan

Each morning during Ramadan is the <i>suhoor</i> (the pre-dawn meal), the private antithesis to the usually congregational and public <i>iftar</i> at the end of the …

Common Word, Common Lord - Beliefnet Voices - Hesham Hassaballa

<i>In the Name of God: The Extremely and Eternally Loving and Caring</i><p>We are natural allies, Muslims and Jews. We worship the same God. We honor the same …