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Read-the-Quran
Jul10

Holding on to the benefits of Ramadan

By: Sister S Bemath Source: E Islam We enrolled 30 days in a course called Ramadan to reach “Taqwah”(Fear of Allah Ta’ala Ta’ala). It was a time of renewal and re-establishment of our commitment to our Beloved ALLAH TA’ALA and HIS beautiful Deen-ul-Islam. Al-Hamdulillah! Many have graduated with flying colours – embracing them with positive Deeni (Islamic) changes. Now is a crucial time to put it into practice! We fasted, gave charity, read the Quran Kareem and performed the night especially the last ten, standing in prayer before ALLAH TA’ALA. We avoided gossip, slander and every evil that would invalidate our fasting. But now that Ramadan has bid us farewell, many of us, regrettably,...

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shawwal-fast
Jul09

Fasting “the Six” of Shawwal

By: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Source: Seeker’s Hub The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “Fasting Ramadan and following it with six days from Shawwal is like continual fasting.” [Muslim, on the authority of Abu Ayyub (Allah be pleased with him)] This is because the reward of actions is multiplied (at least) ten-fold. So Ramadan is like fasting 300 days, and the six days of Shawwal like fasting 60 days. The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) himself stated this explictly: “Fasting Ramadan is like fasting ten months, and fasting six days [of Shawwal] is like fasting two months. That is like fasting a full year.” [Ahmad & Nasa’i] 1. Religiously...

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Jul08

After the departure of our beloved Ramadan

By: Yaser Birjas Source: MuslimMatters Honoring the guest is mandatory in Islam. Muslims, due to their religious values and duties, are known as the most hospitable people. Guests should be honored the moment they arrive, and they should honored most at the time of their departure. This practice is a polite way of making the guest feel the most welcomed next time he or she comes back. Imagine, for a whole year you have been expecting an honorable guest to come to your place, and then finally he arrives. He is kind, generous, and the most beloved. For twenty-nine or thirty days, you have developed an emotional relation with him that you started becoming worried and anxious over the day when...

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