Taqwa is one of the most important wisdom of fasting.
Fasting brings on Taqwa as it lessens the desire of the
The fact that he is abstaining from food and drink both
in public and in secret shows his honest faith and strong
Ibn Abbas radhiallahu anhu said:
which is to confine oneself in the masjid for prayer and
In the verses dealing with fasting, Allah (SWT) said:
Ramadan is the time of repentance and return to
Sins decrease the reward of fasting although they
do not annul it.
Allah does not need him to abandon his food and drink."
(Related by al-Bukhari)