Questions about Ramadan Part 1
Sheikh Ali Gomaa Answers: What does it mean that Ramadan is the month of Jihad? How many types of Jihad in Islam? Why Ramadan was the month in which most war victories across history occurred in it? What is the difference between greater jihad and lesser jihad? Why do Muslims fast in Ramadan?…
Ramadan and Piety Part 2
Sheikh Ali Gomaa Answers: How does Ramadan represent an opportunity to discipline the self? Does fasting reveal the fragile reality of our creation? What is the relationship between Ramadan and piety? Dying in Ramadan, is it a good sign of acceptance of God to one’s deeds? Ali Gomaa discusses the 18 types of martyrs in Islam.
Lawful Food and Acceptance of Supplication Part 3
Sheikh Ali Gomaa Answers: Is extravagance in eating and drinking antithetical to fasting and abstinence? Does overeating impair the sense of taste for food? What is the relationship between attaining lawful food with good taste and the acceptance of supplication to God? why are we asked to delay the predawn meal and hasten breaking our fast?
Juristic Rulings on Fasting Part 4
Sheikh Ali Gomaa Answers: Why is it from the Sunnah to break your fast with something sweet? What is the spiritual meaning behind hastening in breaking our fast? Can a person continue eating after hearing the call to dawn prayer? Who is obliged to fast?