Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Ramadhan PERSPECTIVES - Not Just 'Any Other Worship'

by Khalid Baig

Fasting during Ramadan was ordained during the second year of Hijrah. Why not earlier?

In Makkah the economic conditions of the Muslims were bad. They were being persecuted. Often days would go by before they had anything to eat. It is easy to skip meals if you don’t have any. Obviously fasting would have been easier under the circumstances. So why not then?

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