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Quotation of the moment:

Friday 5th, September 2008

Why fast?

I’m sure I’ve gone into this before but it’s always good to remind myself at the very least.

So, aside from it being a commandment from Allah (swt)?

Fasting is not just about staying away from food and drink from dawn to sunset.

In the Qur’an, Suratul Baqarah Verse 183:

يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا كُتِبَ عَلَيْكُمُ الصِّيَامُ كَمَا كُتِبَ عَلَى الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُونَ

O believers, fasting was prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you so that you may learn self-restraint (or learn to guard yourself against evil or learn God consciousness).

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Ramadan 4: Iftar 3 and Suhur 4

Yeah, so, I took a break. I took the pictures but did I bother anybody with them? Just flickr! :)

If you recall, for Iftar yesterday I had saheena and water and tea! Mom also had dates and boil corn.

Ramadan 4: Iftar 3: Saheena, Boiled Corn and Dates

Anywayz, for Suhur, I had a couple leftover croissants with blueberry preserves. Croissants and jam taste really good! And a banana and pudding and lots of water.

Ramadan 4: Suhur 4: Croissant, Preserves, Pudding, Banana, Water