The Physical Benefits of Fasting

1. It is easier to undergo physical labour.

2. Animal instincts and lower passions are conquered.

3. Body organs benefit from the lesser workload, and some of the injurious substances are eliminated from the body.

4. Laziness is warded off, and one becomes active.

5. One is prepared to face any future hardships and adverse conditions.

6. Physical and mental endurance is increased.

7. One achieves spiritual, bodily and mental gratification on completing one's fasts.

8. After a month-long devotion towards fasting, and accomplishment of acts of piety, one feels real delight when one celebrates the well-deserved Id-ul-Fitr.

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