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Quote somethingsimple Replybullet Topic: Ramadan Confusion
    Posted: 09 August 2013 at 12:37am
I'm confused.
I spent 5 years working in North Africa and The Gulf and feel that I had a good understanding of what Islam means for the people that practice it but, I'm now more confused about what Islam is about than before spending all that time away from the UK.
I have many questions about what I see as contradictions within Islam and mean no one any offence but I am struggling to understand some of the key aspects of your religion.
As an example, as I understand it, Ramadan is a time when Muslims take time to reflect on those less fortunate and the requirements to fast during daylight hours is a way of concentrating on what it must be like not to have food and water thus giving a person an insight to what it is like to be poor. Is this correct?
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Quote NABA Replybullet Posted: 11 August 2013 at 7:34am
Allah in surah al baqarah ch 2 v 183 says-oh people dicreed upon U is fasting and also on those before U,so that U become righteous.Allah in ch 2 v 185 says-Ramadan is the month in which Qur'an was revealed and whosoever sigh this month should fast.
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Quote truthfull Replybullet Posted: 09 May 2014 at 9:21am
That. You mentioned one of. Ramdan benefits

It has several benefits

It also teach you to be patient

And many other stuff

You gain good deeds as long as you fast

It also has benefit on your body

Consider as detox

All rules in islam made for human benefit

There is wisdom behind every rule

Ramdan fasting. Reward

Edited by truthfull - 09 May 2014 at 9:50am
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