Ramadan Is an Excellent Time to Reflect

Ramadan Is an Excellent Time to Reflect

Every year, by the Islamic lunar calendar, over a billion Muslims around the globe put themselves through a month-long journey of fasting. It is a journey because it is not just about avoiding food while the sun is out, it is a process of taking in the demands the world puts on the human body and […]

Ramadan: The Significance in Fasting

Ramadan: The Significance in Fasting

Ramadan is an important day the Muslim culture prepares for every year, which is why fasting reveals the significance in the celebration of the holy prayer month. Beginning on the evening of Wednesday, nearly 1.6 billion Muslims will participate in fasting for an entire month. What is Ramadan, exactly? Ramadan is a month that Muslims […]

Ramadan Followers Are Discriminated and Killed

Ramadan Followers Are Discriminated and Killed

Ramadan followers are harshly discriminated against, and even killed, around the world as they begin the month-long season on June 18. Similar to Lent in the Christian tradition and Yom Kippur in Judaism, Ramadan is a time of reflection and preparation for Muslims. Muslims fast, with the intention of getting closer to God, and to remember […]