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  • O You Who Has Completed Ramadan - II

    When advising him, the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) once told Ibn ‘Abbaas, may Allah be pleased with him: “Safeguard the commandments of Allah, you will find Him before you (i.e., to aid you). Remember Him in prosperity and He will support you in adversity.” Those who wish that Allah The Almighty would answer their supplications.. More

  • Ranks of Fasting People

    Imam Al-Ghazali mentioned that fasting does not have only one rank, but it has several ranks; if a person has abstained from material things that invalidate fasting, this does not mean that he has actually fulfilled the objective and meaning of fasting. In fact, the reality of fasting surpasses this meaning. Imam Al-Ghazali said in “Al-Ihyaa”:.. More

  • Ramadan and Repentance

    One of the greatest blessings which Allah bestows upon His servants is that He gives them an opportunity to turn to Him in repentance. He also made repentance a safe resort and secure refuge which is sought by sinners, who confess their sins, hope for Allah’s mercy, and regret for the evil deeds. They will find in their closeness to their Lord.. More

  • "He Who Provides a Fasting Person with Some Food to Break Fast, Earns the Same Reward as One Who Has Observed Fast "

    Zaid ibn Khalid Al-Juhani, may Allaah be pleased with him, reported that the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: “He who provides a fasting person with something to break his fast, will earn the same reward as the one who was observing the fast, without diminishing in any way the reward of the latter.” [Reported by.. More

  • “The Book of Allah and my Sunnah” 1/2

    All praise is due to Allah, the One Who only deserves all kinds of praise; I bear witness that there is no god worthy of worship but Allah, the One besides Whom there is no other Lord, and to Whom only we offer our worship; I bear witness that Muhammad is His Prophet and chosen Messenger; may Allah’s Peace and Blessings be him, his family, companions.. More

  • Objectives of Fasting

    All perfect praise be to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, his family, his Companions, and those who follow his guidance. Allah, the Almighty, enjoined fasting on His servants not to make them suffer, nor that He, the Almighty benefits from their fasting, as He is not in need of His servants.. More

  • Divine Gifts in the Last Ten Days of Ramadan

    We are in a month of munificent goodness, great righteousness and abundant blessings. It is praised abundantly in the Noble Book of Allah The Almighty and theHadeeths of His Messenger,sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. It is the month of the Quran and goodness, and the month when people return to their Lord in a unique and matchless manifestation.. More

  • Mudarasah (rehearsal) of the Quran

    It is authentically reported in theTwo Sahihson the authority of Ibn ‘Abbas (may Allah be pleased with them) that Jibril (peace be upon him) would meet the Prophet (sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) every night of Ramadan, and he would rehearse the Quran with him. In another narration: The Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam).. More

  • The Most Generous is one of Allah's Most Beautiful Names

    The more a person’s knowledge of Allah's Most Beautiful Names and Sublime Attributes is, the greater the faith in his heart, the greater his love and fear of Allah, and the greater his happiness in this world and the hereafter will be. Knowledge of Allah's Most Beautiful Names has versatile benefits and virtues, including: knowing Allah, the Almighty,.. More

  • Wisdom of Allah (The Sustainer) in Enjoining Fasting

    The religion of Islam contains all benefits, and Sharee’ah enjoins everything that is beneficial. Islam is based on wisdom and benefiting people. Imam Al-Baidawi stated in his book “Al-Minhaj”: “Evidence indicates that Allah, the Almighty, prescribed all His rulings to benefit His servants.” (p. 233) Real jurisprudence.. More

  • Causes and effects of diseases of the heart

    Indeed, all sins poison the heart and lead to its illness and destruction. They sicken it and define its will as other than what Allah, the Almighty wants [of His servant], in effect being as harmful to the heart as actual poisons are to the body. Imam Ibn Al-Mubarak, may Allah have mercy upon him, said, “I have seen that sins cause the death.. More

  • I’tikaaf in Ramadan

    I’tikaaf means staying in the mosque for a specific purpose, which is to worship Allah. It is prescribed in Islam and is mustahabb (recommended) according to the consensus of the scholars. Imam Ahmad said, as was narrated from him by Abu Daawood:“I have not heard from any of the scholars that it is anything other than Sunnah.” Az-Zuhri.. More

  • The practice of the Prophet during the Last Ten Nights

    'Aa’ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, reported:“When the last ten days of Ramadan came, the Prophet sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam would stay up all night, wake his family and gird his loins”.[Al-Bukhariand Muslim]. In the book of Imaam Muslim the narration read: “He strove hard and girded his loins”. Imaam Ibn Hajar,.. More

  • The 'Eed Prayer described

    'Eed prayer is a strongly recommended and important act of worship in Islam and the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, never neglected it. The Hanafi School of Jurisprudence says it is obligatory. The Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, is reported to have ordered men, women and children to proceed to the 'Eed prayer ground. Even menstruating.. More

  • Rulings of Zakatul-Fitr - II

    When is the Payment Due Imams Ash-Shaafi'i and Ahmad, may Allaah have mercy upon them, state that the Zakatul-Fitr payment becomes obligatory after sunset on 'Eed's eve, or the last day of fasting, because this is the end of Ramadan. Abu Haneefah, may Allaah have mercy upon him, (and also Ash-Shaafi'i in an earlier opinion of his) held that the sum.. More