Question: What is forbidden in Ramadan?

During Ramadan, Muslims abstain from eating any food, drinking any liquids, smoking cigarettes, and engaging in any sexual activity, from dawn to sunset. Chewing gum is also prohibited (though I didnt find that one out until about halfway through my first Ramadan after converting — oops).

Is music forbidden in Ramadan?

During Ramadan, it is generally best to refrain from listening to music loudly. It may offend those who are fasting. However, it is acceptable to listen to music on your smartphone or iPod with the aid of headphones.

What are the rules in Ramadan?

During Ramadan, Muslims abstain from food and drink from dawn to dusk — yes, even water. When the sun sets, there is a communal meal called Iftar where you break your fast, usually with your family or friends. But the month of Ramadan is about more than just fasting.

Does brushing your teeth break your fast?

Brush your teeth while you fast during Ramadan, but be careful that you dont swallow anything. You can use any fluoride toothpaste, but make sure you dont gulp it down.

Can you chew gum while fasting Ramadan?

You cant chew gum while fasting for Ramadan At the times you can eat - the pre-dawn meal of suhoor and the sunset meal of iftar - the focus should be on nourishing meals so chewing gum should not really be a priority but it would be allowed then.

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