1. "O you who believe! Fasting is prescribed for you as it was
prescribed for those before You, so that you may guard (against
evil); ...... and those who find it hard to do so may effect a
redemption by feeding a poor man" (2:183, 184).
2. "The month of Ramadzān is that in
which the Qur'ān was revealed; ...... Therefore, whoever of you
witnesses the month, he shall fast during it, and whoever is
sick or on a journey (he shall fast) a (like) number of other
3. "It is made lawful to you to
approach your wives on the night of the fast: they are an
apparel for you and you are an apparel for them ...... and eat
and drink until the whiteness of the day becomes distinct to you
from the blackness of the night at dawn, then complete the fast
till night" (2:187)
A Manual of Hadith (Page 222)
by Maulana Muhammad Ali, M.A., LL.B.