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  • The Devils are Shackled, Ramadan is Here - II

    Based on the interpretations of our righteous predecessors and the opinions of the knowledgeable scholars on the meaning of shackling, we deduce the following: First: The meaning of shackling may be interpreted according to its apparent or intended meaning. It could mean that all the devils are chained up or it could mean that only the most rebellious.. More

  • Ramadan and victory

    Allah The Almighty 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] In Ramadan, the Quran was revealed to guide people. In Ramadan, the Muslims were victorious on the day of Badr, Allah bestowed upon them the favor of the Conquest.. More

  • A program for the Blessed Month of Ramadan

    Question: In the Name of Allah, The Most Merciful, The Ever Merciful Praise be to Allah and may His blessings and peace be upon His Messenger. Dear brothers, I greet you with the greeting of Islam: Assalaamu Alaykum, Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {The month of Ramadan [is that] in which was revealed the Quran, a guidance for the people.. More

  • Just a few more days to Ramadan: What should you do?

    Our beloved Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "Ramadan has come to you. It is a blessed month that Allah The Almighty prescribed fasting during it and wherein the gates of heavens are open, the gates of Hell are shut, and the rebellious devils are chained. Allah placed a night, which is better than one thousand months, in this.. More

  • Being Grateful for the Blessings of Ramadan

    The first thing one should do upon entering Ramadan is to praise Allah The Almighty for conveying him to Ramadan, the month of mercy. What confirms those blessings, and opens the mercy of Allah The Almighty for you is your gratitude for this blessing being the first thing you think of doing, and that He has opened this season in your lifetime. If a.. More

  • Why Ramadan is Special: Characteristics and Features - II

    … Continued It is the month of Thikr (remembrance of Allah) and supplication. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): • {and remember Allah often that you may succeed.} [Quran 62:10] • {and the men who remember Allah often and the women who do so - for them Allah has prepared forgiveness and a great reward.} [Quran 33:35] .. More

  • Why Ramadan is Special: Characteristics and Features – I

    Fasting has great merits and beneficial outcomes, which are often referred to in the Quran and Sunnah (Prophetic tradition). Allah The Almighty enjoined it upon His servants for a month in the year, and decreed it upon them, just as He decreed it upon those who were before them. He states (what means): {O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting.. More

  • The impact of Ramadan on us

    With Ramadan upon us, many of our homes naturally infuse with the excitement and anticipation of this month of fasting, taraaweeh prayers, night vigils, reciting the Quran, and connecting with family and friends. Khutbahs (sermons) abound with instructions on how to make the most of this month of mercy and how to make its benefits long lasting. But.. More

  • Ramadan: A Great Opportunity to Achieve Taqwa - I

    The month of Ramadan is approaching with its blessings of goodness and purity to inculcate in man willpower, composure, and determination. Ramadan equips Muslims with the art of endurance and stamina to face all adversities and overcome all obstacles and difficulties of life. The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, used to congratulate his.. More

  • Ramadan: A School of Piety - I

    The nation of Islam is the last nation with the most recent divine message. Allah The Almighty, the Bountiful, the Generous made our Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, the master of all the Prophets and made our nation the most populous in Paradise and the one with the highest ranks. The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,.. More

  • Ramadan: A School of Piety - II

    How can the month of Ramadan not be the month of mercy and forgiveness, when the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said:“When Ramadan comes, the gates of Paradise are opened, the gates of Hellfire are closed, and the devils are chained up.” [Al-Bukhari and Muslim] At-Tirmithi and An-Nasaa’i narrated from the Hadeeth of.. More

  • Ramadan: A School of Piety - III

    Ramadan, the month of the Quran, repentance and returning to Allah The Almighty, has come to you. Let us make it a starting point for returning to Allah The Almighty with sincere repentance so that it may erase our sins and remove our offences and evil deeds. The devils are chained in the month of Ramadan, the heat of lusts dies down, desires are.. More

  • Ramadan: A School of Piety - IV

    Ash-Shaafi‘i, may Allah have mercy upon him, said, “I recommend people to be excessively generous in the month of Ramadan, following the example of the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. Furthermore, people have a need for such charity since many of them are too busy with fasting and praying to earn their livelihood.. More

  • Points to Ponder in Ramadan

    A person might contemplate during Ramadan upon numerous subjects. He should reflect upon his affairs, his final abode, and what is awaiting him, as regards his departure to Allah The Almighty. He can also contemplate over his morals and evil aspects, in the hope of getting rid of the latter; his acts of worship in which he was negligent and which were.. 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