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  • Reach for the Peak of Generosity in Ramadan

    It was narrated on the authority of Ibn ‘Abbaas  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him that the Messenger of Allah  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) was the most generous of all people, and he used to reach the peak in generosity in the month of Ramadan when Jibreel  may  Allaah  exalt  his  mention used to meet him. Jibreel  may  Allaah  exalt  his  mention .. More

  • Sahar:Special Hours for Supplication

    Ramadan is a blessed month when the people of faith receive many bounties and righteous people compete in performing many good deeds and are determined to do every praiseworthy act. You can see many Muslims fasting during the day, endeavoring to perform other acts of obedience such as reciting the Quran, remembering Allah The Almighty frequently, invoking.. More

  • Fill Your Child's Heart with Faith this Ramadan

    Ramadan is a great opportunity to instillfaith in our children's hearts. Some of these values are: 1- Patience: By enduring hunger and thirst while fasting, a child learns to be patient. 2- Fearing Allah The Almighty No one sees the child except Allah The Almighty, but he abstains from eating and drinking as he knows that Allah The Almighty sees.. More

  • The Fasting of Those Who Were Before Us

    Allah The Almighty Says (which means): {O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous.} [Quran 2:183] The following are some examples of fasting from the nations who were before us, the Jews and Christians: It is narrated on the authority of Ibn Mas‘ood, may Allaah.. More

  • The easiest part of fasting is abandoning food and drink - I

    O Ramadan, you treat those who suffer from ill souls and bodies. How many sick there are that you cured and how many poor there are that you made rich! Congratulations to us and to the nation of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, for your advent, O you who are the dearest guest to our hearts and whose bounty and favor overwhelmed us. We.. More

  • Ramadan: A free training opportunity

    It has become clear to the majority of specialists in psychology and behavioral experts that emotional intelligence (E.I.), also known as the emotional quotient (E.Q.), is more important than academic intelligence, also known as the intelligence quotient (I.Q.). This means that people who are in control of their emotions and are able to curb their.. More

  • People and Prayer in the Month of Ramadan - II

    The seventh type: "He who fasts in Ramadan and is diligent at its beginning in prayer but becomes lazy after some days, especially in the most virtuous days at the end of Ramadan." The intelligent Muslim tries his best to seize opportunities and seasons of goodness because life is short, sins are abundant and the matter is serious. Ramadan.. More

  • People and Prayer in the Month of Ramadan - I

    All praise be to Allah and may blessings and peace be upon our selected Prophet, his family, Companions and whoever followed his footsteps. Thereafter: This is a brief note and reminder about the types of people in Ramadan with regards to this great act of worship and second pillar of Islam, namely prayer. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {…Indee.. More

  • Competing in generosity

    ‘Abdullaah ibn Ja‘far At-Tayyaar, May Allah Be Pleased with him, once entered an orchard of palm-trees. There, he saw a young black slave guarding the orchard. Then the slave brought his food, three pieces of bread. Along came a hungry dog and the slave gave it a piece of bread; it hastily ate it. The slave then threw the second and the.. More

  • Rejoicing at the coming of Ramadan

    All praise is due to Allah, Lord of the Worlds. We ask Him to Bestow much of His Peace and Blessings upon our leader, Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, his family and Companions until the Day of Judgment. The month of Ramadan occupies a refined status in the hearts of Muslims who believe in the One and Only Lord, Allah The Exalted, Lord.. More

  • Wisdom behind Fasting

    Whenever the month of Ramadan begins and the sighting of its crescent is affirmed, this marks the celebration of the willpower and strong determination of every Muslim. Muslims fast in the month of Ramadan out of obedience to their Lord and their urge to benefit from such a great spiritual experience. Muslims embark on a month-long spiritual journey.. More

  • There is Blessing in Suhoor

    The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "Take Suhoor as there is a blessing in it." [Al-Bukhari and Muslim] In this Hadeeth (narration), there is an injunction to take Suhoor, which means eating and drinking directly before dawn in order to get ready to fast that day. The wisdom underlying this order is also mentioned: namely,.. More

  • "R" is for Ramadan and resolution – II

    Another sense of precedence for setting goals should come from the fact that Allah Almighty has made certain things obligatory for Muslims while encouraging them toward other levels of worship (Sunan and Nawaafil, that is, the desirable and the additional). Some Muslims focus more on the later (like the Taraaweeh prayers) to the neglect of the obligation.. More

  • "R" is for Ramadan and resolution – I

    It is customary among many peoples to set New Year resolutions. The majority of people lose their newfound resolve, however, within just a few months. This is mainly because few of us know how to set goals for our self-promises. Even less have an action plan to achieve them. The best time to set resolutions or renew intentions for Muslims is not in.. More

  • How we should receive Ramadan - II

    5. Receiving Ramadan by making the best use of time Time is very precious because every minute that passes can never return. Ramadan is also a means of success or failure, salvation or destruction… Amongst the obligatory and recommended acts of worship in Ramadan are: First: Fasting during the daytime: Allah The Almighty Says (what means):.. More