Fasting Symbolizes Sacrifice for God

By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Speaking Tree | May 12, 2020

1. Fasting Symbolizes Sacrifice for God

The outward form of fasting is to abstain from food and water. This abstinence symbolizes the fact that man is at God’s disposal, and should be willing, always, to sacrifice anything for His sake, even relinquishing such basic necessities as food and water.

2. Human Aspect of Fasting

Ramadan is a month in which people are helped and shown compassion. This is the human

3. Fasting Makes Us Aware

Fasting for the month of Ramadan produces a general awareness of the necessity to extend a helping hand to others.