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May03

How about a Ramadan to-do list?

By: Islamweb.net Source: Islamweb.net Every year, as we sight the crescent of Ramadan, our minds race to formulate a plan for the month. This, I know, is increasingly becoming a common practice among the Muslim youth nowadays most of them make what is called a “Ramadan To-Do list.” This is a good and positive trend. However, the way it happens, as I have seen in my own experience as well as the experience of many others, suggests that lest we reconsider our attitude toward it, it can turn, for many, into another of Ramadan habits, nothing more or less. Two points of the highest concern here is how much thought do we put into creating our lists and what do we choose as the main...

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Apr25

Prepare for Ramadan in this month of Sha’ban

By: Jamiatul Ulama Source: Jamiatul Ulama MY beloved brothers and sisters, you may ask, and rightly so: what does Sha`ban have to do with preparing for Ramadan? Before showing the importance of Sha`ban and the connection between it and Ramadan, I want to ask a few questions. a) Is Sha`ban important to you and why? b) What preparations have you made for it and how do you plan to benefit from it? c) Do you really think that Sha`ban is an important month? If Sha`ban catches you off guard and you do not even realize that it is here and so did not prepare for it, or even worse, you do not even know that you have to prepare, do you think that when Ramadan comes along it would not take you by...

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Apr19

What to do on the night of the 15th of Sha’ban

By: Mufti Taqi Usmani Source: Albalagh Sha’ban is one of the meritorious months for which we find some particular instructions in the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ). It is reported in the authentic ahadith that Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) used to fast most of the month in Sha’ban. These fasts were not obligatory on him but Sha’ban is the month immediately preceding the month of Ramadan. Therefore, some preparatory measures are suggested by Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ). Some of these are given below: The blessed companion Anas (Allah be pleased with him) reports that Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) was asked, “Which fast is the most meritorious after the fasts of Ramadan?” He replied,...

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