By Afshan Zahra
Fasting inculcates the spirit of forgiveness in a person towards his subordinates, as he himself seeks God’s forgiveness through fasts and prayers.
Fasting teaches punctuality through strict adherence to various time schedules in the observance of fasts and offering of prayers.
Fasting enforces rigid discipline ‑ mental, spiritual and physical ‑ a trait of character which forms an essential ingredient to success in human life.
Fasting inculcates a spirit of tolerance to face unpleasant conditions and situations such as deprivation of basic necessities of life.
Fasting seeks to inculcate in man the right type of attitude in different situations of life‑ of gratitude and thanksgiving in plenty and of patience and forbearance in difficulty.
Fasting cleanses the human body systems from the accumulated impurities of uninterrupted eating throughout the year.