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...]
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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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.
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