Jakarta, April 13th, 2021 - Through the isbat session which was held on April 12 yesterday, the Government determined that the holy month of Ramadan will start on April 13, 2021. Therefore, all Muslims in Indonesia will fast starting today.
In Indonesia, fasting is usually carried out about 12 to 13 hours. During this time, Muslims are not allowed to eat and drink and do any actions that are prohibited by Islam. While waiting for this long enough time, it can be used with useful activities. If you are busy, you will not feel fasting time. Launch from okezone.com, they are 5 activities that can be done during fasting:
1. Tadarus Alquran
During fasting, Muslims can spend approximately 30 minutes after each prayer to read or recite the alquran. So, the more pages you read each day, you can faster recite the alquran in the month of Ramadan.
In addition, the time to fast is less pronounced. Compared to just daydreaming and staring at the clock on the wall towards the time of breaking the fast at the Maghrib prayer call to prayer.
2. Listening to Islamic studies
From Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu anhu, he said: "I heard Rasulullah Sallallahu ´alaihi wa sallam say," Whatever I forbid you, stay away. And whatever I command you, do what you can. the people before you were only because they asked many questions and contradicted their prophets´. " (Narrated by Al Bukhari and Muslim)
From this hadith, it can be learned that many people go to hell because they do not follow the orders of the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alaihi wa sallam. Therefore, a Muslim must increase his Islamic insight such as listening to lectures, so that he understands what is right and wrong and avoiding deviant paths.
3. Cleaning the house
Worship will be safe and comfortable if the environment is clean. After all, cleanliness is part of faith. Well, this is a chance to clean the house.
In addition to not being able to feel fasting time, a clean house will certainly circulate fresher air. So, the atmosphere of breaking the fast will be more comfortable.
4. Moderate exercise
Fasting does not mean you can be lazy all day. The reason is, this will actually make the fast feel longer. Therefore, as much as possible take the time for light exercise that is suitable for your physical condition.
Apart from filling your spare time, exercise will also be beneficial for your health. Moreover, exercising during Ramadan fasting can help get rid of extra stubborn fat.
Now, if the afternoon comes, this is the right time to do activities that only exist in the month of Ramadan, namely ngabuburit. Ngabuburit means spending time in the afternoon while waiting for the time to break the fast. Ngabuburit must of course be beneficial for both physically and spiritually. So when the call to prayer for evening prayers arrives, you are ready to break your fast.
Those are some useful activities that can be done. So what is the Imsakiyah schedule for this year´s Ramadan? MNC Asset has summarized the imsakiyah schedule for the DKI Jakarta and surrounding areas as follows: