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Qur’an And Hadith About Sawm

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Qur’an

Allah has declared:

“Fasting is prescribed for you, as it was prescribed for those who came before you, that you may learn piety.”

Hadith

Our beloved Prophet Muhammad said:

“Islam is built on five things: the Testimony that there is no god except Allah and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah, the establishment of the Salah, the payment of the zakah, the Fast of Ramadan, and the Pilgrimage to the Sacred House.”

“Every good action done by man shall be multiplied by tenfold up to seven hundred fold. Allah, Who is Great and Glorious, says, ‘This is apart from fasting, which is for Me, and the reward of which I will supply; for a man who renounces his food and his desire for My sake. A faster has two joys, one when he breaks his fast, and the other when he meets his Lord. The odour of a fasting man’s mouth is sweeter to Allah than that of musk. Fasting, moreover is a form of protection’.”