Free Press Journal
  • Ramadan 2018: Breaking down misconceptions around the holy month

    This year the holy month of Ramadan will commence on May 16, Wednesday evening and will end on June 14, Thursday with Eid. It is the annual observance of a strict fast that dates as per the lunar Islamic Calendar. It falls in the 9th month of the Muslim year during which all those in faith fast from dawn to dusk. Ramadan is derived from Arabic root ‘ramida’ or ‘ar-ramad’, which means

  • Ramadan myths busted: Misconceptions about fasting during the Islamic holy month

    Ramadan, the holy month of Muslims, is just around the corner and it has most important place in Muslim culture. It is said that all your sins can be cut down to zero if you worship with your heart open and help those who are in need. Ramadan is not all about fasting, it is the combination of many things from visiting mosques to reciting Quran. It has a special place in