Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi debunked the Fatwas let Muslims drink water during the holy month of Ramadan.
Islamic Jurisprudent, Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi debunked the Fatwas let Muslims drink water during the holy month of Ramadan when they feel thirsty, reported Taqrib News Agency (TNA).
Qom Seminary instructor criticized those religious clerics without thinking logically issue such fatwas, urging all scholars to be more careful about what they are saying.
Al the same, “Islam allowed sick people not to fast during this holy month,” said Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi.
The grand Ayatollah underscored that if a person do not fast during the holy month due to sickness or physical problems, he should fast in some other time.
One of the pillars of the religion of Islam is indeed fasting; whereby Muslims are told to fast from dawn till dusk for a period of 30 days, in a month named Ramadan. Though it may seem a harsh or peculiar act, fasting in Islam is performed to attain closeness to Allah and has been described as one of the best deeds by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Fasting has also provides experience of hunger and thirst to the believers and thus develops a deeper understanding and sympathy to those in poorer parts of the world.