Fasting the month of Ramadan is one of the main pillars of Islam. It is obligatory upon every sane, healthy Muslim whose reached puberty and is not traveling during the time of fasting. As for women, they must not fast if they are menstruating or having post-childbirth bleeding. If you maintain these two essential elements during fasting, then your fast will be valid and accepted. All the actions mentioned above are agreed upon by all scholars.
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I met this guy a few weeks before Ramadan began; he told me that once it started we wouldn't be able to see each other for a month. We text frequently and talk every evening. We've made plans for when it ends So is there a rule or something in Islam that prohibits him seeing me during this time? He's told me he'll explain it, he'll explain it, but he keeps avoiding the subject, so
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This is what is allowed and what isn't - here are our Ramadan tips for the month of fasting. Ramadan is going to be very different to previous years - but there are still rules that must be followed. As Muslims embark on a new experience of observing Ramadan solely within their own homes, there are other considerations such as not venturing out for shared meals, communal prayers or to perform acts of charity to help others. But the basic rules for this ninth month of the Islamic calendar still stand. To celebrate the revelation of the holy scriptures, fasting is compulsory for all adult Muslims - except in special circumstances - on every day of this holy month.
Is Ramadan any different for the gay members of the Arab region, when it comes to the decision to fast or not to fast? For the very devout, there is no decision process in the matter. Muslims are enjoined upon to fast the month of Ramadan provided they are deemed fit and able.