What is Ramadan truly for

Khalid Yasin


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Ramadan is a month of empowerment.

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It is not just a month of rituals. It is not just a month of exercises. It is not just a month of sacrifice. It is not simply a month to listen to Quran, or to stand in prayer or too fast.

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All of these things are the virtues and the characteristics of Ramadan. But it is the mocassin

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of these actions. It is the desired outcome of these actions that we need to ponder on for a moment. Ramadan is a month of empowerment.

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We are seeking mercy, forgiveness and freedom from the Hellfire either this is something we are given or something we are denied. If we are given that it is given by authority, that is called empowerment.

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Ramadan is a month of discipline as our young brother is just recited for us.

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Ramadan is a month of discipline, a month of focus and a month of concentration.

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Whoever is denied

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the benefit of discipline and focus and concentration and during this month, about their life, the value of their life, about their family about their society, and how to produce or to participate in a better world. This person has only went through the exercises. It is like a boxer who goes to the gymnasium and prepares for one year, but they never enter the ring of competition.

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is a month of research and reflection.

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Ramadan is a month of making new resolutions about our lives. Ramadan is a month of creativity

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and reflection

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making new resolutions about what I would like to do better this year than I did last year

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and creativity