The Spiritual and Medical Benefits of Ramadan Fasting
Md. Parwez Ahmad
School of Medicine, Maldives National University, Maldives
Dr. Md. Parwez Ahmad, School of Medicine, Maldives National University, Maldives.
Keywords: Health; Fasting; Ramadan
Ramadan is a time of fasting, reflection, kindness and sacrifice devoted by Muslims around the world. The word “Ramadan” itself is derived from the Arabic word “parched thirst” and “sun-baked ground”. Muslim devotes by fasting in Ramadan express their hunger and thirst felt by them during that period. Many spiritual and medical benefits have been observed .
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