Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "When the month of Ramadan starts, the gates of the heaven are opened and the gates of Hell are closed and the devils are chained." Sahih Bukhari Vol. 3, Book 31, Hadith 123
Ramadan is once more upon us, a time for piety and penance, for abstinence and absolution. As practitioners of the Muslim faith go about their month of fasting, let us all enlighten ourselves by exploring the significance of this holiest of times in Islam.