What we learn during Ramadan

Hunger is the first element of self-discipline. If you control what you eat and drink, you can control everything else!” – Shaykh Dr. Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

Fasting is a universe all in itself, a kingdom in which we learn to know discipline in the most direct way for what concers our tongue, stomach, genitals, and eyes. Islam poses a great enphasys on discipline because there is so much at stake. Without discipline, religion would be impossible.” – Shayk Hamza Yusuf

Do not fast only for the pleasure of eating at night!” – Shaykh Afeefuddin Al-Jailani

Fasting is the cult of the lovers. It’s a symbolic expression that reminds us the qualities of a true lover. When a true lover wishes to meet his beloved, he forgets food and drink. A believer enjoys fasting the same way, convinced that his thirst will be placated with the vision of Allah (ﷻ). – Shaykh Saqib Shaami

Even the hardest of hearts softens in the month of Ramadan, do not miss this chance!” – Mufti Ismail Menk

Do not let Ramadan pass by without honoring your guest. Those who honor their guest are those who believe in Allah. And Ramadan is a guest sent to you by Allah!” –Shaykj Muhammad ibn Yahya Ninowy

“Ramadan is a school where you learn the behaviour model you should adopt for the rest of the year!” – Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

The purpose of fasting is not weight loss or the simple act of fasting. Its purpose is to seek the love of Allah!” –Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Fasting is a quarter of faith” –Imam Ghazali

Ramadan is the month of giving. Give and you will be given!” –Shaykj Muhammad ibn Yahya Ninowy

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