|The following dua (prayers) are recited at the beginning and end of the fast to indicate and affirm the intention of the fast. |
A person's intention when fasting, is to bring him/herself closer to God.
|Dua (Prayer) at the Beginning of the Fast|
|Wa bisawmi ghadinn nawaiytu min shahri ramadan|
|I intend to keep the fast for tomorrow in the month of Ramadan |
|Dua (Prayer) at the End of the Fast|
|Allahumma inni laka sumtu wa bika aamantu wa alayka tawakkaltu was ala rizq-ika-aftarhu|
|O Allah! I fasted for You and I believe in You and I put my trust in You and I break my fast with Your sustenance|