Welcoming a blessed Ramadan, a month of prayer, self-reflection, and self-purification
A Muslim woman’s devotional songs have cast a bewitching spell on Hindus, making her the most sought after artist in puja pandals across the Mahakoshal region. Shahnaz Akhtar herself is observing Ramzan fast. Invitations are pouring in from all parts of the region. She has already performed at Mandla, Betul, Gondia, Narsinghpur and Jabalpur….
This piece explores the importance of fasting in both traditions and its correlation to spiritual progress. Part 1 explores fasting in Islam while Part 2 discusses fasting in Hinduism.