As Muslims World Wide Begin Fasting, An Overview Of Ramadan
The act of fasting during Ramadan is meant to teach patience and restraint. Learn more about this month-long holiday.By Madison Burke | June 29, 2014
The Islamic holy month of Ramadan has begun, and that means Muslims all over the world are fasting.
Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is a time when observant Muslims do not eat or drink from dawn until sunset. (Via Wikimedia Commons / Viktor Vasnetsov)
"It is not only abstinence from food and drink, but also a test for patience in refraining from evil actions, thoughts and words." (Via Path to Peace)