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May16

Mid-Ramadan self improvement!

By: FAROUK A. PERU Source: The Muslim Vibe Ramadan is the time in the Islamic calendar where Muslims become more religious. Usually, before the commencement of the month, Muslims are told that the thawab (spiritual blessings of Ramadan) are a thousand times more than in other months. A thousand times is equivalent to eighty-three years of thawab so who would say no to that? So in addition to the fast, they also recite the Quran (usually at top speed since they want to finish it!) and perform the taraweh prayers (which also recites the Quran at top speed also since they want to finish it!). So yes, a busy month for Muslims. But what happen after Ramadan departs? Well, Eid happens and Eid is...

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May16

Forgiveness: The second ten of Ramadan

By: Zaynab Academy Source: Zaynab Academy Alhamdulillah, by the Grace of Allah, Most High, you have completed the first 10 days of Ramadan – the first Ashrah of Ramadan – you just prayed the 11th Taraweeh prayer and insha’Allah if you rise in the morning to see another day, you will intend to fast the 11th day of Ramadan. Our master, the Prophet (peace be upon him) mentioned in hadith that Ramadan has three parts: the first 10 days are mercy (rahmah) from Allah, Most High, the middle 10 days are forgiveness (maghfirah) from Allah, Most High, and the last 10 days are emancipation from the Hellfire. What we normally witness at the mosques is that the first few days of Ramadan, we have a...

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May08

Ramadan’s first 10: Days of pure mercy

By: Maria Zain Source: OnIslam Ramadan is known to be broken down into thirds. The first ten days of Ramadan are known as the “Ten Days of Mercy”. Muslims are aware that Ramadan is a month of spiritual opportunities, but what does the “mercy” really mean to Muslims? One of God’s names is Ar-Rahman, the Most Merciful, and Muslims call upon God using this name in nearly everything they do. Thus, there is no surprise that Mercy manifests itself in the month that God created for Himself. In the sacred hadith below, God says: “O son of Adam, as long as you call upon Me and put your hope in Me, I have forgiven you for what you have done and I do not mind. O son of Adam, if...

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