Please join StudyMode to read the full document. Fourth, a Muslim is responsible to keep the Fast of Ramadan. Lastly, a Muslim is obligated to make a pilgrimage to Mecca in his lifetime. Most non- Islamic people do not know why these pillars are so important to the Islamic religion. One of the most questioned, is the fourth pillar, since fasting symbolizes such different things in all religions.
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Author: Farhat. Ramadan is the most precious month in the Islamic calendar Hijri and it is obligatory for the Muslims to fast in the month of Ramadan. Here are some interesting facts that shows the importance of Ramadan in Islam. So whoever sights [the new moon of] the month, let him fast it; and whoever is ill or on a journey — then an equal number of other days. Allah intends for you ease and does not intend for you hardship and [wants] for you to complete the period and to glorify Allah for that [to] which He has guided you; and perhaps you will be grateful. And what can make you know what is the Night of Decree?
Points about Ramadan There are many important things to understand when fasting during the holy month of Ramadan to be able to take the maximum benefit from the wisdom and teachings we may gain during this blessed month. He was talking about our behaviour and our attitude differences when fasting and when not fasting. I will now expand on 10 points on why we fast during the month of Ramadan: 1. The meaning of Ramadan is a holy month of fasting in the Islamic religion.
Fasting from sunrise to sunset is fard obligatory for all adult Muslims who are not acutely or chronically ill , travelling , elderly , breastfeeding , diabetic , or menstruating. The spiritual rewards thawab of fasting are believed to be multiplied during Ramadan. Ramadan is thought as one of the names of God in Islam by some, and as such it is reported in many hadiths that it is prohibited to say only "Ramadan" in reference to the calendar month and that it is necessary to say "month of Ramadan", as reported in Sunni ,        Shia       and Zaydi  sources. The word Romzan is used in Bangladesh.