Themed “Inspire a Generation,” the 2012 Olympics in London this summer will be giving the world the opportunity to understand the power of devotion as Muslim Athletes compete while observing Ramadan through fasting and prayer.
This year, along with the blazing fame of the Olympics, Muslim athletes from all over the world will be playing the field, delivery peak physical performances, showing superb sportsmanship and at the same time, … [Read More...]
America is a place of diversity, at least that's what they say. There are many unique cultures living in the states and each of them has their own special traditions and values, their ethnicity, their favorite foods and attire, and their religions. Doesn't it sound wonderful to live in a tolerant society, a colorful melting pot of individuals, all living together in harmony? Well, it would be wonderful if it was true but it's not, even if the … [Read More...]
For centuries Muslim practices have included an intermittent fast in Ramadan, a time re-evaluate their lives, make peace with those who've wronged them, spend time with family and friends, do break bad habits like over indulgence. Several Christian groups and organizations have utilized fasting for spiritual reasons as well as fasting and prayer which have gone hand in hand for centuries. Today, dieter's and the recently health conscious looking … [Read More...]
At the start of Ramadan, believers abstain from sustenance from dusk until dawn to heighten their spiritual and physical awareness. As the fast is broken in the evening, it's about having a healthy relationship with, and savoring, the food you take part in and giving thanks to God. What the Ramadan fast isn't is a reason to over eat which can be both physically and emotionally draining.
During Ramadan, many individuals have a tendency to … [Read More...]