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  • The Guidance of the Prophet during the Last Ten Days of Ramadan

    The Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) used to do specific deeds during the last ten days of Ramadan that he did not do at any other time of the same month. My Muslim brother and sister, we will mention the guidance of the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) during the last ten days of Ramadan. Deeds of the Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • What After Ramadan?

    Ramadan is a level playing field wherein people compete with each other in good deeds and benevolence. During this blessed month, souls are trained in virtue and accustomed to dignity, they learn to disdain vices, sins and acquire all good attributes. Whoever witnesses this month without gaining any of its rewards is indeed poor, and nothing cripples.. More

  • Let Them Rejoice at That

    Why should we rejoice at the coming of Ramadan? What is so special about this month which makes it distinct from all the others of the year? • We should rejoice at the coming of Ramadan and welcome it with a heart that abounds in faith, hoping for the rewards of Allah, the Exalted, and (observe fasting) as a response to the command of Allah the.. More

  • Ramadan—Its Virtues, Pillars, Benefits, Acts of the Sunnah and Disliked Issues

    Fasting is one of the great pillars of Islam and it is an indisputably established fact of the religion. This was indicated by the Quran, the Sunnah, and the consensus (of the Muslims). Many narrations were reported about its virtue. There is no doubt that this honorable act of worship has some conditions, pillars, obligations and recommendations that.. More

  • The Month of Repentance - II

    … Continue How can Allah The Exalted not call them to forgive them, while the most honored, noblest and the most righteous among them, Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, who was forgiven his previous and future sins, repented to Allah The Almighty every single day. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): · {Indeed, We have.. More

  • The Month of Repentance - I

    The month of Ramadan is a great opportunity for returning to Allah The Almighty with repentance. It is the month of mercy, erasing mistakes, expiating evil deeds, salvation from Hellfire and attaining Paradise. The fortunate person is he who knows this and hastens to the actions that draw him near to His Lord by turning to Him in repentance, seeking.. More

  • What is Ramadan?

    Ramadan is that time of the year when Muslims recharge their spiritual batteries. For a whole month, they fast from dawn to sunset, and offer additional prayers at night. After the end of Ramadan comes one of the two Muslim festivals, a day of Eid. On this day, Muslims thank God for His guidance and grace in helping them to control their baser desires.. More

  • What You Are Required to Do in Ramadan

    Allah has made Saum (Fasting) obligatory for us as a way to worship Him. For our fast to be acceptable to Allah and beneficial to us our behavior during the fasting period (as most other times) should be as follows: 1. Guard the Salat; abandoning it is an act of disbelief. So, perform them on time and, for men, they should be performed at the Mosque. 2.. More

  • Ramadan and Behavioral Reform

    It is well-known that the supreme goal of fasting is to attain righteousness. In confirmation, Allah Almighty says (what means): {O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous.} [Quran 2:183] Righteousness is to safeguard oneself from the punishment of Allah. This safeguard.. More

  • Some Weak Ahadith about Ramadan

    The weak ahadith which have become widespread amongst the people, at every level, are very many, to the point that very few manage to mention anything authentic - despite its being plentiful also. May Allah have mercy upon the Imam 'Abdullah Ibn al-Mubarak who said: "There is sufficiency in the authentic ahadith so there is no need for what is.. More

  • Practical steps Towards Sincere Repentance

    Most people are aware of the conditions people must fulfill before their repentance is accepted, namely giving up the sin, regretting the sin, and being determined never to commit it again. However, in this article we will highlight some practical steps people should follow in order to help achieve sincere repentance. Let us go through these practical.. More

  • The Muslim’s Tasks on ‘Eed Al-Fitr - II

    1- Manifesting happiness and joy on the occasion of ‘Eed: It was narrated that ‘Aa’ishah, may Allaah be pleased with her, said, “Abu Bakr came to my house while two small Ansaari girls were singing beside me the stories of the Ansaar concerning the Day of Bu‘aath. They were not singers. Abu Bakr said, ‘Musical instruments.. More

  • The Muslim’s Tasks on ‘Eed Al-Fitr - I

    There are many tasks for Muslims to do on ‘Eed Al-Fitr. They are as follows: 1- Paying Zakat Al-Fitr before the ‘Eed prayer 2- Saying Takbeer on the night of the ‘Eed Allah The Almighty Says (what means):{To complete the period and to glorify Allah for that [to] which He has guided you; and perhaps you will be grateful.} [Quran.. More

  • Ramadan has come! Did you give in charity? - II

    11- Charity pleases Allah The Almighty, rescues from destruction and perfects good deeds. Allah The Exalted Says (what means): {And spend in the way of Allah and do not throw [yourselves] with your [own] hands into destruction [by refraining]. And do good; indeed, Allah loves the doers of good.} [Quran 2:195] 12- Charity annoys Satan and necessitates.. More

  • Ramadan has come! Did you give in charity? - I

    It is known and understood that wealth belongs to Allah The Almighty and that He Appointed His slaves as His successors to see how will they act. He Will Ask them about it when they stand before Him. How did they collect it? And how did they spend it? Whoever earned it from lawful sources and was a good successor so that he spent it in the way of obeying.. More