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3 Things You Should Avoid This Ramadan to Make It More Spiritually Meaningful

As I sit here writing this, I am exuberant with joy that Ramadan is almost here! We, Pakistanis, are always fashionably late; so that should explain why we start fasting a day after most other countries. Anyhow! Personally speaking, Ramadan is my favorite time of the year — a month I exclusively dedicate to my relationship with God, focusing on …

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Doctor, I want to fast this Ramadhan! But I have a question?

PROF. MOHAMMAD SULTAN KHUROO SmallerDefaultLarger  Ramadan is the blessed month in the Muslim calendar. It is obligatory on Muslims to fast in this month. Fasting is not meant to create excessive hardships to the Muslims. The Quran specifically exempts the sick individual from fasting; especially if fasting can lead to harmful consequences. Fasting for extended periods for one month can …

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Scientists Discover That Fasting Triggers Stem Cell Regeneration & Fights Cancer

A number of ancient health practices are proving to be effective in multiple ways. We recently posted an article about meditation, and how neuroscience can now explain what happens to the brain when we meditate. Now, scientists have discovered the first evidence of a natural intervention triggering stem cell-based regeneration of an organ or system. The study was published in …

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Muslims in Britain to fast 19 hours during month of Ramadan

By Staff writer | Al Arabiya News Sunday, 22 June 2014 Muslims in Britain will fast for 19 hours a day during the holy month of Ramadan which is considered the most difficult one in years as this year it falls during the summer. Muslims will therefore only have five hours between Iftar (the breaking fast meal at sunset) and …

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Fasting activates your body’s ‘survival’ mode, boosting your immune system

(NaturalNews) Scientific research is finally validating the ancient health and healing practice of fasting. The Telegraph recently reported that scientists at the University of Southern California (USC) have discovered that fasting “for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as ‘remarkable.’” Researchers suggest that the mechanism behind this …

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