Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many Muslim-majority countries have imposed restrictions on worshippers, including night-time curfews, and called for prayers to be performed at home during the fasting month.
Ramadan will start on or around the evening of April 13 and will be observed by hundreds of millions of Muslims worldwide.
There’s a scholarly consensus around the world that vaccination during fasting does not compromise your fast in the month of Ramadan.
While fasting generates a lot of health opportunities, people still need to navigate their diet carefully, according to experts. Here are some nutrition tips.
Fasting is a deeply spiritual experience sanctioned by the Islamic faith, but medical experts also point out neurological and nutritional benefits for the human body and brain.
Shuttered mosques, partial curbs, and bans on mass prayers across the world have overshadowed Islam's holiest month, which begins on Friday.
Many may experience neither this Ramadan because of coronavirus lockdowns. And those who do will depend on volunteers willing to risk their health to reach the vulnerable.
The Covid-19 pandemic has generated new levels of anxiety ahead of the fasting month of Ramadan, which begins this week, in which congregational worship plays a significant role.
Saudi Arabia's Council of Senior Scholars recommends Muslims to pray at home in the holy month of fasting if their countries require social distancing to curb Covid-19 infection.
This year the fasting month will coincide with the coronavirus pandemic, which has disrupted normal life for the vast majority of the world.
Ramadan instructs Muslims across the world to help each other, and this year it couldn't come any sooner.
The Islamic holy month is just weeks away and many believers are preparing to put traditions on hold due to social distancing and life under lockdown.
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