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Oct11

Tahajjud – The Night Vigil Prayer

By: Sheikh Faraz Rabbani Source: MuslimVillage (originally sourced from SunniPath QA) There are many evidences in Qur’an and Sunnah proving the excellence and merits of praying Tahajjud – the night vigil prayer. This article explains the benefits, when and how to pray it. Allah Most High said, “Establish worship at the going down of the sun until the dark of the night, and (the recital of) the Qur’an at dawn. Lo! (the recital of) the Qur’an at dawn is ever witnessed. And some part of the night awake for its recital, as voluntary worship for you. It may be that your Lord will raise you to a praised estate.” [Qur’an, 17: 78-79] Abu Hurayra (Allah be pleased with him) reports that...

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Jun24

5 matters about fasting “the Six” of Shawwal

By: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Source: Seeker’s Hub The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) 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 (ﷺ) 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 recommended. Based on the outward purport of this hadith, the majority...

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Jun23

Don’t let the fruits of Ramadan vanish

By: Haqqseeker Source: MuslimVillage The sacred month of Ramadān has bid us farewell. While most of us saw our honored guest away with sadness, the Shayāteen must have been be anxiously awaiting its end. The reason? We all know from the following Hadith that during the Holy month of Ramadān they are chained. The Prophet Peace and Blessings of Allāh upon him, said, “When Ramadān enters the doors of the Heavens are opened, the doors of Hell are closed, and the Shayateen are chained.” (Bukhari, Muslim, and others). Hence they must have been looking forward to its end so that they can be unchained. With Ramadān’s end they are not only free from their chains but they also start their...

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