Channel: Zakir Naik
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 words in the Quran and Avila ministry Hadith, which very well clarify that it further for the Muslims was supposed to fast that they should fast and so far we shall deal with the details for whom it is affected. inshallah tomorrow
if read the Quran, Allah says in the Quran in surah baqarah chapter number two was the morning to three. Yeah, are you homeless in Amarillo, or you believe like Messiah tamako de la de
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 self-restraint you heard the Arabic word used is poteva kotoba means prescribe.
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, you're living 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, let them akun so that you may learn self restraint. That'll be good that the qun 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 Allah. In short, the meaning of the word taqwa it is somewhat like God consciousness, piety with righteousness. So your allegedly fasting has been prescribed to you, so that you may learn self restraint. So that learn to increase yourself 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 sins. The moment you fast you action towards things which are primary goes down, and the barometer of the cloud was I that Verizon fasting helps you to improve your sister strain and gives it 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
for the leanness
that Ramadan was the month in which the Quran was revealed as a guidance to humankind.
But by uniting
we know who that will 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 the egg and become the fodder for the Muslims that if you're in this month of Ramadan,
you should fast and because the exception is that if you are ill, or if you're traveling, then the period can be made later on etc, etc. But here this one says it is compulsory for every Muslim to fast in the month of Ramadan. And exceptionally
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 Prophet mercilessly he said it mentioned say Buhari was number one, in the book of human Hadith number eight. I believe blurb Prophet said that Islam is based on five pillars. The first is Laila
there is no God but Allah and Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him is the Messenger of Allah. The second is establishing pays ultimate Salah.
The third is giving Zakat that's obligated charity.
The fourth is performing hajj,
the pilgrimage to the holy city of Makkah.
And the fifth
is observing song that is fasting. So from this hadith of Muslim Salam say Buhari was 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 for, 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 hard for every Muslim.
Well, I don't think it can be put in much of a clearer way, to be honest and I think that people should take advice and fastest Ramadan