The Book of (Siyaam) Fasting
The title of the book is “The Book of (Siyaam) Fasting” Written by Muhammad bin Ibraheem At- Tuwaijary and translated into English by Muhammad Ridha Murad.
Fasting is the fourth pillar of Islam. Allah enjoined it as an obligatory act of worship during the second year of Hijrah. The meaning of fasting: It is refraining from eating, drinking, and similar things from dawn to sunset with the intend on of fasting.
Allah has prescribed Fasting to the Muslim Ummah as He prescribed it to the previous nations. Allah, the Exalted, has enjoined the fasting on the Muslims for the great wisdom and lofty of which:
1) The fear of Allah, the Exalted, and piety
2) Fasting trains the
3) Fasting teaches man’s tolerance, self-restraint, truthfulness, and beneficence.
4) Fasting, and expenditure in charity to the poor and needy, thus the brotherly love is materialized among all Muslims through which all the good life during this noble month.
Fasting in Ramadan is a sphere of worship and obedience to Allah. In Ramadan, the gates of Jannah are opened and the gates of Hell are closed, and the Satans are chained. In it too, there is the Night of Decree, which is better than a thousand months. The Night of Decree has a great excellence, whoever spends it, occupies himself with acts of worship out of belief, and Allah would forgive his previous sins.