This page is dedicated to elucidating the spiritual significance of times and events.
"The spiritual year of the wayfarers of the path of divine illumination commences with the month of Ramadan."
Fasting is not just abstaining from eating and drinking. That is merely the outward manifestation of fasting. True fasting is to purge one's body and mind from all that which cause one to be neglectful of God. Fasting has many benefits, some of which Imam Sadiq enumerates in this chapter of Misbah al-Shari'ah.
The month of Rajab comprises the noblest of times in respect of esoteric matters.