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04 September 2009

About the fast, first hand

Three Muslims break it down, from individual perspectives.

Three Muslims break it down, from individual perspectives.

Ramadaan is the month the Quran (Muslim holy book) was revealed so fasting is like a month-long homage to the revelation. Fasting starts at sunrise and ends at sunset (we have special calendars ok!) No compulsory fasting for: kids under 12, pregnant, menstruating or breast-feeding women, anyone who is ill, old or travelling. Eating by accident – happens to the best, rinse your mouth and carry on. No clubs, gossiping, bad behaviour, or sex whilst fasting. We pray... a lot.

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