quranic verses about ramadan

Quranic Verses About Ramadan And Fasting

Ramadan is the month of countless blessings, and an important pillar of Islam. It is the month that provides us many chances to get closer to Allah. Plus, Ramadan is also the month in which Allah revealed the Quran to His last messenger, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

In this article, I have compiled some simple Quranic verses about Ramadan and fasting. 

Quranic Verses About Ramadan And Fasting

1. The Quran 02:183 (Surah al-Baqarah)

O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous.

2. The Quran 02:184 (Surah al-Baqarah)

(Fasting for) a limited number of days. So whoever among you is ill or on a journey (during them) – then an equal number of days (are to be made up). And upon those who are able (to fast, but with hardship) – a ransom (as substitute) of feeding a poor person (each day). And whoever volunteers excess – it is better for him. But to fast is best for you, if you only knew.

3. The Quran 02:185 (Surah al-Baqarah)

The month of Ramadhan (is that) in which was revealed the Qur’an, a guidance for the people and clear proofs of guidance and criterion. So whoever sights (the new moon of) the month, let him fast it; and whoever is ill or on a journey – then an equal number of other days. Allah intends for you ease and does not intend for you hardship and (wants) for you to complete the period and to glorify Allah for that (to) which He has guided you; and perhaps you will be grateful.

4. The Quran 02:187 (Surah al-Baqarah)

It has been made permissible for you the night preceding fasting to go to your wives (for sexual relations). They are clothing for you and you are clothing for them. Allah knows that you used to deceive yourselves, so He accepted your repentance and forgave you. So now, have relations with them and seek that which Allah has decreed for you. And eat and drink until the white thread of dawn becomes distinct to you from the black thread (of night). Then complete the fast until the sunset. And do not have relations with them as long as you are staying for worship in the mosques. These are the limits (set by) Allah , so do not approach them. Thus does Allah make clear His ordinances to the people that they may become righteous.

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Anjum Ara

Anjum Ara is the co-founder and contributing editor of Muslim Memo. An optometrist by profession, Anjum prefers to spend her time reading and following the Hadith and Sunnah.

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