Ramadan (fasting) is or penance? The month of Ramadan (fasting month).
Here even I have contributed many times, in countries where the state religion of Islam, at once [Ramadan month] in the year, will be made [fasting].
I [Ramadan = fasting] and is mistaken easy, but things should be regarded as the name of the month of [Ramadan = month (Islamic calendar)].
Every month of Ramadan, Muslims do the fasting.
Much that [Islam = fasting], but is the event that indispensable to Islam of the image, hence the many people of Japanese is often misunderstood.
Image of [fasting = a penance as the first one first.
Especially in thin Japanese religious sense, it is But is Islam itself seen as [rigorous and severe religion] a place called, Suwa [or fasting is also not one of penance? People who might be] are also many.
I want to clearly here, but the answer for this is [no].