Fasting New Muslims

Qur’anic Gems: Juz’ 2

What is the merit of fasting in Islam? What is the wisdom of fasting?

Welcome to a new interesting episode of Qur’anic Gems series with Nouman Ali Khan. Here Nouman reflects on the verse number 185 of Surat Al-Baqarah (the second chapter of the Qur’an).

Nouman begins his talk by mentioning the objectives and the wisdom of fasting that month. Follow us on this interesting talk to know more about the objectives of the fasting.


By Hanif Kruger

BIO for Hanif Kruger

Hanif is the manager at the Assistive Technology Centre of the South African National Council for the Blind with more than 30 years of experience in the assistive technology and IT fields. Hanif’s passion is assistive technology and advocating for key issues affecting people with disabilities and more specifically the blind and vision impaired. He shares his love for Assistive Technologies through sharing information through his work and via social media and relevant events in order to spread the knowledge and awareness around new technologies and the challenges relating to AT for PWDs. A strong believer in the rights of persons with disabilities and the philosophy of “nothing about us without us”, he regularly push for the affordability and accessability of AT and matching the correct assistive technology solutions with a person in order for them to reach their full capacity. Hanif enjoys a good Netflix and Apple TV+ binge but can also be found walking both his guide dogs looking for cookies .

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