The Higher Aims of Fasting: Patience


It is essential for us to contemplate why outward devotional acts were legislated, and what are some of the key aims and wisdoms. Ustadh Mohammed Safi explains how one of the central aims of the fast is to help foster the virtue of patience. The outward struggle to refrain from the very critical human desire to be satiated is a means of teaching us patience and helping us foster this central virtue of our faith.

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