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  • Ramadan—Its Virtues, Pillars, Benefits, Acts of the Sunnah and Disliked Issues

    Fasting is one of the great pillars of Islam and it is an indisputably established fact of the religion. This was indicated by the Quran, the Sunnah, and the consensus (of the Muslims). Many narrations were reported about its virtue. There is no doubt that this honorable act of worship has some conditions, pillars, obligations and recommendations that.. More

  • The Month of Repentance - II

    … Continue How can Allah The Exalted not call them to forgive them, while the most honored, noblest and the most righteous among them, Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, who was forgiven his previous and future sins, repented to Allah The Almighty every single day. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): · {Indeed, We have.. More

  • The Month of Repentance - I

    The month of Ramadan is a great opportunity for returning to Allah The Almighty with repentance. It is the month of mercy, erasing mistakes, expiating evil deeds, salvation from Hellfire and attaining Paradise. The fortunate person is he who knows this and hastens to the actions that draw him near to His Lord by turning to Him in repentance, seeking.. More

  • What is Ramadan?

    Ramadan is that time of the year when Muslims recharge their spiritual batteries. For a whole month, they fast from dawn to sunset, and offer additional prayers at night. After the end of Ramadan comes one of the two Muslim festivals, a day of Eid. On this day, Muslims thank God for His guidance and grace in helping them to control their baser desires.. More

  • What You Are Required to Do in Ramadan

    Allah has made Saum (Fasting) obligatory for us as a way to worship Him. For our fast to be acceptable to Allah and beneficial to us our behavior during the fasting period (as most other times) should be as follows: 1. Guard the Salat; abandoning it is an act of disbelief. So, perform them on time and, for men, they should be performed at the Mosque. 2.. More

  • Some Weak Ahadith about Ramadan

    The weak ahadith which have become widespread amongst the people, at every level, are very many, to the point that very few manage to mention anything authentic - despite its being plentiful also. May Allah have mercy upon the Imam 'Abdullah Ibn al-Mubarak who said: "There is sufficiency in the authentic ahadith so there is no need for what is.. More

  • Practical steps Towards Sincere Repentance

    Most people are aware of the conditions people must fulfill before their repentance is accepted, namely giving up the sin, regretting the sin, and being determined never to commit it again. However, in this article we will highlight some practical steps people should follow in order to help achieve sincere repentance. Let us go through these practical.. More

  • The Muslim’s Tasks on ‘Eed Al-Fitr - II

    1- Manifesting happiness and joy on the occasion of ‘Eed: It was narrated that ‘Aa’ishah, may Allaah be pleased with her, said, “Abu Bakr came to my house while two small Ansaari girls were singing beside me the stories of the Ansaar concerning the Day of Bu‘aath. They were not singers. Abu Bakr said, ‘Musical instruments.. More

  • The Muslim’s Tasks on ‘Eed Al-Fitr - I

    There are many tasks for Muslims to do on ‘Eed Al-Fitr. They are as follows: 1- Paying Zakat Al-Fitr before the ‘Eed prayer 2- Saying Takbeer on the night of the ‘Eed Allah The Almighty Says (what means):{To complete the period and to glorify Allah for that [to] which He has guided you; and perhaps you will be grateful.} [Quran.. More

  • Ramadan has come! Did you give in charity? - II

    11- Charity pleases Allah The Almighty, rescues from destruction and perfects good deeds. Allah The Exalted Says (what means): {And spend in the way of Allah and do not throw [yourselves] with your [own] hands into destruction [by refraining]. And do good; indeed, Allah loves the doers of good.} [Quran 2:195] 12- Charity annoys Satan and necessitates.. More

  • Ramadan has come! Did you give in charity? - I

    It is known and understood that wealth belongs to Allah The Almighty and that He Appointed His slaves as His successors to see how will they act. He Will Ask them about it when they stand before Him. How did they collect it? And how did they spend it? Whoever earned it from lawful sources and was a good successor so that he spent it in the way of obeying.. More

  • Remaining Patient When Experiencing Harm during Ramadan

    If anyone curses you in Ramadan, then say, ‘I am fasting’. If anyone fights with you in Ramadan, then say, ‘I am fasting’. I should be patient upon the harm that I may receive from people, I should endure being wronged by others, follow the steps of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, and say to anyone who does evil.. More

  • A Ramadan resolution

    The best thing about the month of Ramadan is that it is a time of purification. I hope that you will agree with me that certain issues must be dealt with head on, and that it makes good sense, sometimes, to talk and listen to one another in a way that shows that we have the courage to stand our ground no matter how hard the consequences may be. Ramadan.. More

  • Glimpses of Divine Mercy

    Allah, The Almighty, is the Most Merciful, Most Compassionate, and He is the most Merciful of those who show mercy. His Mercy encompasses all things. Allah, The Almighty, Says (what means): {….and My Mercy embraces all things……} [Quran 7:156] Allah, The Almighty, extends His Mercy to all His creation, for He knows that man was.. More

  • Prophetic Traditions of 'Eed

    The Muslim is obliged to pray certain prayers in congregation: the five daily prayers, the Friday prayer (Salat al-Jumu’ah), the prayers of the two ‘Eeds and during the Hajj. The purpose behind these congregational prayers it is to provide opportunities to a greater number of Muslims to attend larger congregations in an atmosphere of religious.. More