Tag Archive: Religion and Spirituality

Jul ০৪

Fasting, God-Fearing and Why

[Repeat post. First posted on 08/07/2014 with the title ‘God-Fearing and fasting’, and now as ‘Fasting, God-Fearing and Why’ with some edition] Introduction I take a humble attempt in this essay to explain the meaning of two Arabic words: taqwā (تقوي) and ṣawm (صوم), relating them to This-life and Afterlife. Let me begin by saying, …

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