The Many Benefits of Ramadan


Originally published in Youngstown News The month of July for many people means lots of sunshine and fun in the middle of summer. This year, for Muslims, it means Ramadan has come. If you have reached maturity, it is a full month from June 28 to the end of July, getting up at sunrise for a meal, and waiting until sunset to break the fast. Sure it’s tough, but there are many benefits of Ramadan...

The benefits of fasting


Originally published in Indiana Gazette   It is July, and, as most of the nation enjoys summer, the Muslim world is enthralled in the spirit of sacrifice and humility as it passes through the holy month of Ramadhan. In Ramadhan Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. The spiritual and mental benefits of fasting are evident, but many are misled to believe that fasting deprives the body of health...

Many benefits of fasting


Originally published in Akron Beacon Journal   As an American living in America, I take many things for granted, such as the basic needs of food and water. During Ramadan, the holy month of Islam, Muslims take a spiritual journey while fasting from sunrise to sunset. This allows Muslims to get a much better understanding of what the poor around the world experience. Not only does it create...