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Allah ta’ala says in the holy Koran: « O you believers, we made fast compulsory
(made farz) as we made it compulsory upon
the people before you, so that you become pious ». [sourah 2, verse 183]
there can be in the fast so that Allah ta’ala
made it obligatory throughout times? The objective of Islam is that
people become obedient towards their creator (rab).
The humans have been created to be the servants of Allah and thus
praying Allah is part of his nature. Allah, who provided human beings
with food during a whole year now wants to test mankind to see whether
the latter can « leave apart » food and drinks to please Allah, control
his desires (nafss), during one month
(during the day), It is for this reason that almighty Allah made it
obligatory on people.
being) is the « Ashraf-ul-makhlooqaat »,
which means that he is superiour among all
living beings, so the most highly graded among the creatures. He can distingush the good from the bad and can also
control (be the master of) his passions (nafss).
But when he let his passions control himself, he then
becomes lower than animals. On the contrary, if he
dominates his passions and desires, he can then attain the degree for
which Allah created him, to become superior than
The fast : sign of the firmness
of our faith (imaan)
from fast, all other forms of ibaadats
(worship) have visible movements. For example, during namaz (swalaat) we
make several postures which are visible, such as to curve (ruku’), to prostrate (sajdah)
that people can see. During the pilgrimage at Meccah
(hajj) we accomplish a long journey among thousands of people.
Regarding alms (zakaat) there is a donor
and a receiver. They are ibaadats that we
fasting is an exception to this rule since it is an ibaadat that only Allah ta’ala
and the faster who knows about it. Therefore if someone do the Sehri and the Iftwaar
with the others and then hide to eat during the day, apart from Allah,
nobody will know. But actually the rozadaar
will never eat or drink even in hiding place because he fasts for the
cause of Allah this is a sign of his faith (imaan).
This faith in Allah give him force to
resist against hunger and thirst during the day and moreover he will
move away with bad deeds with the objective of protecting his fast.
fact, the desobedience towards Allah ta’ala and sins, whatever the amount are haraam (prohibited) to muslims whenever. But during the Ramadwaan, these bad deeds become more serious.
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