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Inner Dimensions of Fasting

Inner Dimensions of Fasting
Answered by Imam Abu Hamid Muhammad Al-Ghazali

Inner dimensions of fasting

From Inner Dimensions of Islamic Worship

by Imam Abu Hamid al-Ghazali, trans. from the Ihya’ by Mukhtar Holland

INNER DIMENSIONS OF FASTING

Three Grades

It should be known that there are three grades of Fasting: ordinary, special and extra-special.

Ordinary Fasting means abstaining from food, drink and sexual satisfaction.

Special Fasting means keeping one’s ears, eyes, tongue, hands and feet — and all other organs — free from sin.

http://qa.sunnipath.com/issue_view.asp?HD=1&ID=310&CATE=197

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