Throughout the blessed month of Ramadan, all over the world Muslims fast during the daylight hours, considering Ramadan and fasting as a time for self sacrifice, generosity, spiritual reflection and devotion. During this time of spiritual re-birth and fasting, the mainstay of Ramadan, fasting Muslims can experience a lack of energy and other health issues if it isn't carried out properly.
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Does the first experience of Ramadan begin the same for everyone? It all depends on the time and where this all takes place. Consider the time to be during the year 1955 or early 1956, and the place was Oakland when I experienced my first month of fasting. I don’t remember for sure just what time of year it was since time has elapsed.
The ordinary calendars said nothing about when Ramadan should begin. There was very little printed … [Read More...]
The gathering of diverse religious organizations, political groups and passionate non-denominational individuals that came together June 18th and 19th, 2012 in protest of solitary confinement is just the kind of community involvement that the American Ramadan website and its powerful Muslim documentary is all about. Tens of thousands of Americans of all faiths came together to fast in protest of this unjust practice in their hopes to bring it to … [Read More...]
In this day and age there truly is an app for everything. You'd be hard pressed to find any event or organization that doesn’t have an app to support their endeavors. Of course many of these apps have been created with a straight forward and poignant goal in mind which brings us to the Ramadan "app service". This Ramadan app service serves the crucial purpose of helping people that suffer from diabetes keep it under control during their fasting … [Read More...]