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  • Zakah: Purity and Growth - II

    Furthermore, Zakah is a practical expression of brotherhood in Islam and is a realistic application of the morals of the Muslims on the part of the giver of Zakah. In addition, paying Zakah plays a great role in achieving security and stability. When the poor person obtains his right and what secures his life, he avoids causing any troubles or disorder.. More

  • Zakah: Purity and Growth - I

    The greatness of Islam is clear in all the rites, acts of worship and obligations that Allah imposed upon His slaves. These obligations include the third pillar of Islam which is paying Zakah. Since the blessed month of Ramadan is the month of generosity, kindness, spending, charity and feeding the needy, it is suitable to speak about the obligatory.. More

  • Renew Your Life in Ramadan

    Allah The Exalted Says (what means): {The month of Ramadan [is that] in which was revealed the Quran, a guidance for the people and clear proofs of guidance and criterion…..} [Quran 2: 185] The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "No slave (of Allah The Most High) fasts one day for the sake of (gaining the Pleasure of) Allah,.. 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

  • Contemplations About Hajj - I

    1 - Prior to Hajj and/or 'Umrah the Muslim should: a) Purify his creed ('Aqeedah) from any aspects of Shirk, greater or lesser, as Shirk destroys one's deeds. b) Devote his Hajj purely and sincerely for Allah. c) Sincerely repent for all of his sins. d) Acquire knowledge about Hajj and its rites. e) Use Halal (lawful) means to support this.. More

  • Charity in Ramadan has Great Virtue and Ample Reward - II

    Types of charity: Allah The Almighty Orders, Urges and Encourages giving charity. Charity is divided into different types. The obligatory charity, namely the enjoined Zakah, is one of the pillars of Islam and is obligatory upon whoever possesses the minimum amount eligible for Zakah and meets its conditions. Whoever refrains from paying it has violated.. More

  • Charity in Ramadan has Great Virtue and Ample Reward - I

    Charity is one of the best and most honored deeds. Allah The Almighty Urges it in His Noble Book as He Says (what means): {[They who] have loaned Allah a goodly loan…..} [Quran 57:18] and (what means): {Who is it that would loan Allah a goodly loan so He will multiply it for him and he will have a noble reward?} [Quran 57:11] Charity has great.. More

  • Remaining Steadfast After Ramadan

    Sufyan ibn `Abdullah, may Allaah be pleased with him, said: “O Messenger of Allah, tell me something about Islam, after which I won't need to ask anyone besides you.” He, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: “Say: 'I believe in Allah' and then be steadfast [upon that].” [Muslim (38)] The narration is proof that the servant is.. More

  • Reaping the Benefits of Ramadan

    Before the month of Ramadan it is very important that we spend a few moments to understand some of the wisdoms and lessons that we can learn from this month of fasting. Unfortunately, many Muslims come in to this month and they are as one of the Companions said: "Do not let the day that you fast and the day that you do not fast be equal.".. More

  • Congregational Iftaar

    All perfect praise be to Allah Who Conferred upon us the month of fasting, and Bestowed upon us the gifts of mercy and forgiveness in it. May Allah Send blessings and peace upon the best of people, who spent all his life in the worship of his Lord: fasting, prayer, Qiyaam, and all other acts of worship in which he was sincere to Allah, The One, The.. More

  • Our Fasting and Theirs

    We willingly experience hunger and thirst in this blessed month out of worship and drawing closer to Allah The Almighty. If we worship Allah by abandoning food and drink for one month every year, Allah, the Exalted, knows that there is a considerable number of our fellow Muslims who unwillingly and forcibly experience hunger along the year. The thirst.. More

  • Make Ramadan a Distinguished Month

    Ramadan has arrived and Allah The Almighty extended your life to witness its days and nights. So you should praise Allah The Almighty for this. In order to experience the joy of Ramadan and seek the bounties of Allah The Almighty, I will provide you with some quick tips. 1- Keep performing prayers in congregation from Takbeeratul- Ihraam (i.e. saying.. More

  • In Ramadan – For the Youth Only

    My young brother and sister, Just a few days ago, we welcomed Ramadan, a blessed month that means a lot to you and us. Like all Muslims, you certainly rejoiced at the advent of this noble month. It pleases me, my dear brother and sister, in this noble month, to offer you the most precious and valuable thing that I have, adopting an approach of frankness.. More

  • The Battle of a Lifetime

    I have nothing new to say about the merit of fasting and night prayer and the merit of this noble month. Indeed, the vast majority of Muslims possess knowledge about this, making it needless to exert a lot of effort in this area. Rather, it is more appropriate for a person addressing people on this occasion to draw their attention to the fact that.. More