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Ramadan during COVID-19: Discipline, reflection, humanity | Worship


Last updated 5/7/2020 at 2:45pm

Few experiences can produce such an intense spiritual and social impact on a Muslim as fasting during the month of Ramadan except when it happens during COVID-19.

Refraining from food, drink, sex, smoking and anger from sunrise to sunset are some of the basic elements of this fast, but at its core is achieving a deeper spiritual relationship with our creator.

The word month is derived from the word moon and essentially measures a lunar cycle. Islam's lunar calendar shifts Ramadan 10 days each year, and with that shift, Muslims this year will experience longer days of fasting.

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