Channel: Zakir Naik
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Dr. Zakir another question of great importance regarding the fast in Ramadan. Unfortunately, there are many brothers and sisters who neglect
the obligation of fasting during the month of Ramadan. Can you give us some words of advice and indeed from the Quran and the Sunnah give us some proofs of the fact that it is an obligation upon the Muslim to fast in Ramadan. There are many verses in the Quran and Avila ministry headed which very well clarify that it is for the for the Muslims was supposed to pass that they should fast and suffer we shall deal with the details for whom it is offered. inshallah tomorrow
if the Quran Allah says in the Quran in surah baqarah chapter number two was the morning to three Yeah, are you homeless in Amarillo? Oh you believe like Messiah tamako de la la
la la cuenta con, which means all you believe fasting has been prescribed to you as it was prescribed to people who came before you. So that you may learn says Christine, you heard the Arabic word used is Pooja kotoba means prescribed.
It is written amongst the other thing which accompanies it. It has been prescribed it has been made compulsory for you also fasting as it was made compulsory for people who came before you That means it was compulsory even for people that came before
the do the Krishna cetera. But it's also made compulsory for the Muslims. Yeah go live in our moon for the believers. And further it says point number one is compulsory for you. Point number two is completely for people who came before you. Point number three, locked into Kuhn so that you may learn self restraint. That'd be good that the Kuhn is derived from the word worker. Same as the root word for taqwa.
Which means that you have to fear yourself you know from drop of Allah. In short, the meaning of the word taqwa it is somewhat like God consciousness fighty with righteousness. So your allegedly fasting has been prescribed to you, so that you may learn self restraint. So that learn taqwa increases self in toccoa God consciousness in righteousness and piety. And when a person fasts,
what happens that he feels hungry.
And normally when a person is well fed, that gives them more energy to many times do things which are also prohibited and to commit since the moment you fast, you action towards things which are primary goes down, and the barometer of the clock was
that the reason fasting helps you to improve your sister strain and gives you the quality.
Furthermore, it's mentioned in the Quran in surah baqarah chapter number two was the 185 Allah says, shall Ramzan unless he owns enough Quran
that Ramadan was the month in which the Quran was revealed as a guidance to humankind
by you not him.
We know who that was for can and it assigns for guidance and judgment between right and wrong. Immediately after that Allah says the people who witnessed this month they should fast again become the fourth for the Muslims that if you end this month of Ramadan
you should pass and because the exception is that if you are ill or if you're traveling then the period can be made later on etc. But yeah, this was says it is compulsory for every Muslim to fast in the month of Ramadan, and exception Valley.
Furthermore, there are several say Hadith which make it compulsory for the Muslim to fast. I'll just put one which is the most important one. A beloved partner said, he said, If mentioned say Buhari. Why number one in the book of human Hadith number eight, a beloved Prophet said that Islam is based on five pillars. The first is Laila in the law.
There is no God but Allah and Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him is the Messenger of Allah. The second is establishing peace, aka Salah.
The third is giving the heart that obligated charity.
The fourth is performing hajj, the pilgrimage to the holy city.
And the fifth
is observing song that is fasting. So from this hadith of a Muslim Saddam Hussein Buhari, why, number one, in the book of Eman, added number eight, it says that fasting is one of the pillars of Islam. Not only is it further
It is one of the principles one of the pillars of Islam. Amongst the five most important things for a Muslim, one of them is fasting.
From these evidences we come to know that fasting is for every Muslim