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What is Ramadan 0

What is Ramadan?

Ramadan is derived from the Arabic root word ramida or ar-ramad denoting intense scorching heat and dryness, especially the ground. From the same root there is ramadaa, sunbaked sand, and dthe famous proverb: “Kal Mustajeer minar Ramadaa binnar”...

Ramadan with the prophet Muhammad 0

Prophetic Reflections on Ramadan

A collection of Ahadeeth compiled and translated by Dr. Bilal Philips 1. Aboo Umaamah said: I came to Allaah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and asked, “Instruct me to do something which will put...

Goals of fasting Ramadan 0

Goals of Fasting

The acts of worship that the Muslims practice seek to achieve certain goals and benefits that Allah wants His slaves to acquire knowledge in them and to comprehend and achieve them. Among these acts...

Muslim Women in Ramadan 0

Ramadan Rulings for Women

Written by Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih Aal ‘Uthaymeen This is an extract of the rulings related to Ramadaan for women from Shaykh Muhammad ibn Saalih Aal ‘Uthaymeen’s rulings on female bleeding entitled Ithnaani wa...

Diet during Ramadan 0

Diet During Ramadan

Abstract: It is a globally recognized and foremost part of dietary guidelines that eating a variety of food using principles of moderation and balance. This is particularly true during the Islamic month of Ramadan...

Quran Recitation Ramadan 0

Recitation of Al-Qur’an During Ramadan

Allah (SWT) says in Al-Qur’an, “Ramadan is the (month) in which was sent down Al-Qur’an, as a guide to mankind, also clear (Signs) for guidance and judgement (Between right and wrong)”. (Al-Qur’an 2:185) The...

Ramadan Rules 0

What Does & Doesn’t Break the Fast

The Prophet (pbuh) said:” Neither vomiting, nor emission, nor cupping breaks the fast.” (Abu Dawud, Book 13, Number 2370) There are certain things that break a person’s fast, the most obvious being those things...

Wisdom Behind Ramadan 0

Wisdom Behind Fasting

Fasting in Ramadan is not merely physically restraining from the obvious food and drink, but the total commitment of the servant’s body and soul to the letter and spirit of fasting. 1.    The fast...