Fasting during Ramadan. By: Nawal Syeda 8C. Siyam leads to Taqwa , or Piety .
By: Nawal Syeda
Ramadan is the month of fasting in Islam. In is in the 9th month of the Islamic lunar year, and it is either 29 or 30 days. Ramadan is an Arabic word that means heat and thirst. Fasting is one of the 5 pillars of Islam. Ramadan is obligatory upon every Muslim, male and female, who is sane and mature. Fasting has many spiritual, physical, moral and social benefits.