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  • Gateways of Goodness in Ramadan-II

    1- Reciting Thikr (remembrance of Allah) after Fajr prayer until sunrise. The Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) said: "Whoever performs Fajr prayer in congregation, then stays remembering Allah till the sun rises, then performs two Rak‘ahs, will have the reward of Hajj and ‘Umrah in full." [At-Tirmithi: Hasan] 2-.. More

  • Important Tips to Make Use of the Best of All Months-II

    Fifth: Try to decorate the public places and your house with Ramadan posters and decorations This will please and delight the people in general as well as your children, in addition to spreading the noble principles such as adhering to Hijab, interest in the Quran, consoling Muslims, and so on. Sixth: Protect your time during the month of Ramadan.. More

  • Important Tips to Make Use of the Best of All Months-I

    A great and blessed month… This is how the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, described the best of all months! Little wonder, for Ramadan is a great season for making profits. Whoever wastes it has lost a great deal, whoever refrains from competing in it is feeble, and whoever is deprived of its blessings is miserable. Its.. More

  • Reaping the benefits of Ramadan

    One of the virtuous callers to Islam told me the story of a young man who had not reached seventeen years of age. That young man had a great zeal for Da‘wah (calling to Islam) and was preoccupied with it all the time. He used to prepare himself to perform good and righteous deeds with the advent of Ramadan. For example, he used to stand by the.. More

  • Ten Ways to Receive Ramadan

    Muslims should not neglect the seasons of worship; rather, they must be among the first to excel in and compete in them. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {So for this let the competitors compete.}[Quran 83:26] So, we must try our best to receive the month of Ramadan in the following recommended ways: The first way: Supplicate Allah The Almighty.. More

  • Registering in the School of Righteous Generations

    A noble guest is soon to arrive and a great season is to start -- the month of Ramadan, which is a month praised in the Quran and the Sunnah (Prophetic tradition). It has many virtues; for example, when it starts it is said: “O seeker of goodness, go ahead! O seeker of evil; desist!” The Ummah (Muslim nation) has witnessed this month.. More

  • A Ramadan to remember

    Nadia came home from school holding up a bound book proudly. "Look what I made," she said to her mother excitedly, waving her book back and forth. Her mother glimpsed the title, My Best Memory. As her mom flipped through it, she realized it was about Ramadan. Pictures of masajid, people offering salah, and families breaking their fast filled.. More

  • The lost Ramadan

    Ramadan is always equated in our minds with 29 or 30 days of self- purification, sacrifice and pure devotion to Allah. Even the Muslim among us that would never bother about moon sighting, prayer in the wee hours of the night and reading the whole Quran within four weeks, gears up to embrace the spirit of this month. Having spent the past Ramadan in.. More

  • "R" is for Ramadan and resolution – II

    Another sense of precedence for setting goals should come from the fact that Allah Almighty has made certain things obligatory for Muslims while encouraging them toward other levels of worship (Sunan and Nawaafil, that is, the desirable and the additional). Some Muslims focus more on the later (like the Taraaweeh prayers) to the neglect of the obligation.. More

  • "R" is for Ramadan and resolution – I

    It is customary among many peoples to set New Year resolutions. The majority of people lose their newfound resolve, however, within just a few months. This is mainly because few of us know how to set goals for our self-promises. Even less have an action plan to achieve them. The best time to set resolutions or renew intentions for Muslims is not in.. More

  • Lest We Forget Them…

    Ramadan comes this year while the troubles and disasters afflicting the Ummah (Muslim nation) are greater than the previous Ramadan. There are the homeless, hungry, frightened, imprisoned people and other poverty-stricken Muslims in various countries of the world. What is our attitude towards this situation? First: One should acknowledge the favors.. More

  • Farewell Ramadan

    When one ponders over the history of nations, they will realise that all are in the process of constant change. This is the course destined for them by Allah and nothing can change that. If an honourable guest visits you in your dwellings, showers you with goodness and loves you – which you reciprocate; then the time for his departure arrives,.. More

  • Glad Tidings

    In a few days, Allah willing, we will be receiving the blessed month of Ramadan … the month which the believers’ hearts long for. It is a season for the hearts to regain their purity and for people to salvage their conscience after being polluted by the overwhelming desires and the pleasures of this worldly life. Allah has blessed.. More

  • The twilight Ramadan - A poem

    Lord! we are never more near to You Than the moment before we succumb to our elements Ramadan! You are never more needed Than when we think we’ve had enough I long for the passion of my thirst To linger past the hour That I recall the pleasure of the first sip That runs sweetly to where the fast nestled in my throat Month of purity.. More

  • What is after Ramadan?

    With the end or Ramadan drawing near, we- Muslims- thank Allah for the blessing of giving us the opportunity to fast and observe the night prayers during this blessed month, for making that easy for us and saving us from the Hell-Fire. Such is how days and nights pass so quickly. Yesterday, we were receiving Ramadan and today we are bidding it farewell.. More