Fasting: What To Know
By: Kelsey Law and Carson Stanley
What is Fasting?
Fasting and Prayer
Fasting and prayer are tied closely together in the month of Ramadan.
No food is allowed between sunrise and sunset. yet after sunset and before sunrise there are great meals that gather many friends and family together.
The Islam is faith follows the lunar cycle, so Ramadan can occur at anytime in the year. But researchers believe that Ramadan originally started in the summer.
Why is fasting Practiced?
When Is Fasting Preformed?
-Some Muslims don't fast for medical reasons
-People who fast have a better mental state
-Ramadan has been thought to of originally started in the summer, because of the translations of Ramadan being "hot" or "scorching".