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  • 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 ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) 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

  • 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

  • O You Who Has Completed Ramadan - III

    The noble Companions, may Allah be pleased with them, used to persevere in whatever act of worship they did, as in the narration of ‘Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, who said regarding the supplications after obligatory prayers, “Ever since the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, taught me these supplications, I never stopped saying.. More

  • O You Who Has Completed Ramadan - I

    With the conclusion of the blessed month of Ramadan, the Muslims ask Allah The Almighty to accept the righteous deeds they have performed in it and pledge to Him that they will continue the performance of good deeds and remain steadfast upon the path of righteousness. The Muslims also work hard not to break the bond that connects them with Allah The.. More

  • Not My Guest

    Every year, with Ramadan on the horizon, most of us find ourselves on the receiving end of a deluge of mails, pamphlets, and sermons, reminding us of its significance. Some of the most useful ones are those containing tips on how to prepare for the month ahead. There are ideas ranging from doing all our grocery and ‘Eed shopping beforehand to.. More

  • Moon Sighting: Between Sharee’ah and Astronomy - II

    … Continued Allah The Almighty is aware of the great progress of astronomy in the future. However, He did not consider it crucial in confirming the causes of acts of worship. Allah The Almighty revealed this to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and so he said: "We are an unlettered nation, we neither write nor know calculations... More

  • Moon Sighting: Between Sharee’ah and Astronomy - I

    Question: What is the Sharee’ah (Islamic legislation) ruling on confirming the beginning of the lunar month by means of astronomical calculations? Answer: Depending on astronomical calculations to confirm the advent of the lunar month implies two grave mistakes. First: It nullifies the Sharee’ah cause on which fasting and breaking.. More

  • Welcome, Month of Goodness!

    Ramadan is around the corner, the great month the Muslims wait for with passion and yearning, with longing and tears -- tears of pleasure at receiving the dearest and most generous of months. It is the month of goodness and mercy, the month of purity and chastity, the month of cleanness and clarity, in which the hearts are cleansed and the souls.. More

  • Ramadan: A Great Opportunity to Achieve Taqwa - III

    … Continued According to some scholars fasting is a secret between the slave and his Lord. Some of them even believed that fasting is a secret whose essence no human being knows. A fasting person may break his fast in seclusion away from people’s eyes, but a true believer fasts out of sincere faith and hoping for the rewards of his Lord... More

  • Ramadan: A Great Opportunity to Achieve Taqwa - II

    … Continued Let us consider the holy month of Ramadan a starting point to pursue piety. Indeed, piety is the optimal clothing [of the soul]. Allah The Exalted Says (what means): • {…the clothing of piety - that is best.} [Quran 7:26] • {Indeed, the pious will be among gardens and rivers,* In a seat of honor near a Sovereign,.. More

  • Ramadan Contest!

    The season of glad tidings, which brings the greatest joy to the hearts of the believers is near. It brings the universal competition that starts with the first night in the month of Ramadan and ends with its last night. Get ready for the greatest opportunity and the most blessed season in the whole year. It is the great competition that was proclaimed.. More