Ramadan

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The reward for fasting is immense, as mentioned in the following Hadeeth: “Every action of the son of Adam is given manifold reward, each good deed receiving ten times its like, up to seven hundred times. Allah the Most High said, ‘Except for fasting, for it is for Me and I will give recompense for […]

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Two major Muslim holidays are celebrated around the world: Ramadan, the month of fasting, and Hajj, the month designated for pilgrimage to Mecca for Muslims who can afford it. Several other holidays are celebrated by most Muslims, including Eid Al-Fitr, which falls at the end of Ramadan, and Eid Al-Adha, which occurs at the end […]

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In the early 20th Century something was happening in the United States. In addition to the struggles of the Depression and two world wars – Islam in America was changing. At least among one population. In the early 1930’s a form of Islam was being born centered on the African American experience. Wallace D. Fard […]

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The Five Pillars of Islam – the profession of faith, prayer, zakat, Ramadan and the Hajj – are considered the foundation of the faith. A Muslim must believe in the oneness of Allah – God had no parents, siblings or children. Allah is singular and unique. faith is the belief in the existence of angels. […]

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1. BE QUICK IN BREAKING D FAST I.E. HASTEN URSELF A) Sahl Ibn Sa’d (R) said that the Messenger (PBUH) of Allah (SWT) said: “The people will continue to be in good condition as long as they hasten to break the fast.” [Bukhaaree and Muslim] To hasten the breaking of the fast is the Sunnah […]

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Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar and Muslims are required to fast during this month. The fast is to abstain from food, drink and marital relations from dawn until sunset, but Muslims are also encouraged to increase in their worship in general and also the recital of the Holy Qur’an. In accordance […]

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Ramadan isn’t just about abstaining from food and drink from dawn to dusk and if it is seen as just a daily fast for 29 or 30 days, it can become one that is cumbersome and done without much spiritual zeal. Here are ways to achieve a spiritual boost as the month of Ramadan begins […]

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Zakat Fitr Allah says in the Qur’an-e-Majid that one who gives “Zakat” and remembers Him will get salvation. Here, Zakat means “Fitra” and remembrance of God means the recitation of the following Takbir on the night and morning of Eid-ul-Fitr. “Allaaho Akbar, Allaaho Akbar, Laa ilaaha illallaah wallaaho Akbar, Allaaho Akbar, Wa lillaahil hamd. Alhamdulillah […]

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Day and Night Aam’-aal Day and Night Aam’-aals should be performed every day and every night throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan. 1) The best A’mal in it’s days and nights is the recitation of the Holy Quoran. The Holy Prophet (‘s) and the Ahlul Bait (‘a) used to recite the Holy Quoran in totality […]